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Quality Engineer x2 – Sheffield and Bromsgrove

Role Description

Due to the ongoing growth of the business, these new roles will oversee all aspects of Quality at each site. The role is ideal for a candidate looking to bring their own experiences to define and redefine the Powerstar Quality systems, enabling process repeatability as our business grows. Reporting into the General Manager of each site, the role is deliberately positioned within the organisation to make an impact. A full job description is available upon request.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain Quality Management processes in line with ISO9001 certification
  • Develop Quality procedures and processes in coordination with R&D, design, engineering, accounting, purchasing, manufacturing and field-based teams
  • Ensure “Right-First-Time” and “On-Time-In-Full” mentality and way of working
  • Creation of inspection and test plans, verification, and validation plans
  • Act as the principal contact for all warranty and service work feedback
  • Work closely with the other Quality Engineer for inter-plant feedback
  • Work with purchasing on Supplier Quality
  • Implement and track data relating to Quality Metrics
  • Define the ‘Powerstar standard’ with strong execution and continuous improvement
  • Reporting quality objectives and metrics to the management team.
  • Coach, train, and motivate employees to achieve a high performance with respect to Quality
  • Flexibility and initiative to take on other tasks as required by a fast-growing, mid-sized company.

Skills, experience & education

  • Engineering degree or equivalent essential
  • Minimum of 5 Years’ experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience implementing quality standards within an electro-mechanical bespoke manual build environment
  • Must be able to understand Schematic Diagrams and Technical Drawings
  • Ability to manage calibration of on-site and off-site equipment
  • Proven experience of ISO9001 Quality Systems and ISO Certification essential
  • Exposure to ISO14001 beneficial but not essential
  • Understanding of capturing and using data to influence the manufacturing build processes
  • Visual Management and Lean Manufacturing techniques advantageous
  • Experience of 5S/6S, SQCDP(E), CAPA, 8D, 5-Whys, DMAIC and VSM beneficial
  • Experience of working with cross functional teams to achieve a common goal
  • Must be an ambassador for Change with experience of Conflict Management
  • Experience of electrical builds advantageous
  • Experience of complex project planning and stakeholder management
  • Awareness of operating to modern H&S standards
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems beneficial
  • High level of Office 365 Suite competency is expected especially focusing on Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • A full driving licence is desirable as occasional travel to other sites will be required

What we offer

  • Salary of £35,000 – £45,000 depending upon location and experience
  • Company performance bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to

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