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  • Job reference: RMS0117869

Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/12/2012
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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:
Main Purpose of the Role

To support supplier & part Quality Planning activities for the successful launch of new product introductions and to actively pursue performance improvement of the supplier base.

Scope of the Role

- Supplier Quality planning and parts maturation.
- Parts Quality planning and supplier process status reporting.
- Project & Pilot hall support.
- Supplier liaison and control on or off site.

Qualifications and Experience

- Relevant Engineering qualification, HNC or higher.
- Previous experience required, knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
- Computer literate with SAP, TEVON, Microsoft Word , Excel , Project , Access , PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Knowledge of Quality tools including use of statistical techniques & analysis ( SPC & Capability studies ), 8D, Pareto, kaizen, Failure Mode Effect Analysis ( FMEA – design and process ), Fault tree , etc.
- Associate membership of the IQA is desirable.

1) Knowledge of vehicle exterior lighting in terms of:
- Assembly techniques and processes
- Component parts
- Technology and operation
- Interface to BIW

2) Knowledge of electronics / PCB assembly techniques and processes:
- Conventional component placement
- Surface mount component placement
- Test methodologies

3) Knowledge of plastic injection moulding techniques and process:
- Basic tooling design and operation
- Ability to diagnose simple processing and tooling problems

4) Knowledge of vibration / sonic welding techniques and processes:
- Especially when applied to external lighting applications for vehicles
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