Quality Engineer

15 June 2022
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Quality Engineer sought by a global automotive manufacturing organisation serving customers in more than 150 countries, based at their Burton on Trent plant.

The Role:

  • Analyse customer returns, concerns and defects
  • Prepare and maintain control plan for components and complete products
  • Perform Capability Studies and Process Audits
  • Able to use key Quality tools, PPS, A3, Ishikawa, Is/Is Not, Mini Tab, 5Why
  • Support the continuous improvement of the Operator Description Sheets (ODS)
  • Lead Problem Solving teams for Root Cause Analysis on Plant/Customer issues
  • Understand supplier requirements for PPAP
  • Be able to travel at short notice
  • Raise and manage quality documentation (Quality Alerts, PFU’s etc)

The successful Quality Engineer will demonstrate:

  • Specific education and training in Quality disciplines including as a minimum QS9000, Continuous Improvement, Total Quality Management, PPAP, FMEA, Control plans, DOE and SPC knowledge are also desired
  • Automotive Industry experience is advantageous but not essential.
  • Knowledge of the AIAG Quality planning and Control Plan standard, Dimensional Layouts, gauge/fixture design and Performance/Material testing
  • Manufacturing Quality system experience and customer communication activities
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent presentation skills to all levels of the business including the customer
  • Able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of Problem Solving Tools and Techniques
  • Some requirements may be waived based upon relevant work experience


  • Excellent salary
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee discounts available
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Discounted Golf / Gym memberships
  • 39 hours per week, core hours Monday to Friday 8am – 4.20pm
  • Flexible working: working day can be extended to allow 12.30pm finish on Friday and early finishes throughout the week if hours are made up elsewhere (discretionary)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities for development and training

Quality Engineer
Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Excellent salary + benefits

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