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Senior Engineer - Product Quality

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/02/2016
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
To plan and coordinate activities within the Quality department in order to deliver agreed project goals. As a project team member, the job holder shall also monitor and drive achievement of project and product requirements on behalf of the Quality function in line with company PEP; including, but not limited to, customer driven requirements. The position will support related Module activities for CMP, 6xx, 7xx and 8xx platform teams.

Technical product specialist within the Quality Projects & Product Team
- Responsible for the detail understanding of quality critical and legislative requirements of their parts suite.
- Detailed understanding of past, current and desired performance of module specific systems & parts.
- Weak point identification and mitigation - e.g. Audit, Concept, Design, Manufacture, Service, Safety requirements, reliability testing and Quality release Critical Concerns.
- Generation of warranty prognosis & systems target setting for incidence.
- Incorporate Customer satisfaction survey feedback to influence design and concept decision making.

Module team member of all relevant projects
- Attendance of required quality project meetings.
- Attendance of required Module and S-Team meetings
Report Quality status into the Quality Projects and Product team
-Ensure relevant Quality functions support Module activities and deliverables. (e.g. KAF car build and release process & QMB activity)
- Coordinate and manager quality project deliverables for the Module
-Support the Quality Project Leader in resolving issues relating to the delivery of quality targets
- Approve ECR's, AEKO's and Permit on behalf of Quality
- Ensure appropriate Quality attendance at critical activities (e.g. design reviews, FMEASs, part clubs, Virtual and physical design sign off events.)
- Coordinate review and sign off of bid-specs and PDS's.
- Coordinate Quality sign-off of cross functional B-releases

Skills & experience:
Demonstrable experience in automotive model development programmes or other automotive Product Emergence Process.
Demonstrable experience of, and a clear understanding of, the management systems and processes required to develop and launch new vehicles or products of similar complexity.
Previous experience in quality planning and an understanding of the delivery requirements if desirable e.g. part maturation, Meisterbuck/ cubing concern management etc.
Demonstrable understanding of customer satisfaction requirements for upper luxury sector.
Highly computer literate and possessing excellent presentation skills.
Able to motivate and influence others.
Ability to communicate convincingly at all levels.
Experience and effective facilitator of cross functional working groups.
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