3 weeks ago

Principal Quality Engineer

Solihull Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1285441

Posted on behalf of

Sprint Power

We are currently looking for a Principal Quality Engineer for our client, an ambitious engineering and technology company specializing in low carbon vehicles. The successful candidate will provide independent and objective quality assurance to ensure that internal and external (supplied) work products and processes comply with predefined provisions and plans, and that non-conformance are resolved and further prevented.

 

The Principal Quality Engineer will:

  • Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of the quality strategy (as defined by the Head of Department).
  • Coordinate and conduct internal assessments and audits, Eltrium or suppliers according to ISO 9001, AS 9100 and Auto SPICE.
  • Lead / support Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) activities – internally, across plants and suppliers.
  • Regularly report performance, deviations, and trends in quality activities to relevant parties for information and action according to the strategy.
  • Ensure any internal or external (supplier) deviations or non-conformance found in the product or processes are analysed, tracked, corrected, and further prevented.
  • Use results from processes such as verification, validation, project reviews, and problem management to drive improve quality.
  • Establish and maintain an escalation mechanism according to the quality strategy that ensure problems are escalated to the appropriate levels of management and other relevant stakeholders to resolve them.
  • Ensure conformance of work products, process and project activities are verified against relevant requirements, documented, and communicated to interested parties.
  • Support the EHS Advisor activities in their absence.

 

The Principal Quality Engineer will have:

  • Mechanical / Electrical / Manufacturing Engineering degree.
  • Excellent knowledge of quality tools and methods, e.g. FMEA, PPAP, SWOT, 8D, DoE.
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience (preferably in manufacturing companies within the automotive or aerospace industry).
  • Experience in high volume and R&D environments would be an advantage.
  • Qualification and experience of ISO 9001: 2015.
  • Qualification and experience of ISO 14001: 2015.
  • Proven leadership of initiating, driving, and supporting positive change.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for stakeholder collaboration and management.
  • Well organised, disciplined, self-motivated, creative, and adaptive team player

 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply online using your most up to date CV and we will be in touch with more details!

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