This position has a responsibility for product quality from the supply chain through to the delivered parts at the customer base. The role will support the programme of product conformance is executed and improvements reported and realised
The Quality engineer Executes the quality strategy that is developed by the Quality leadership team within the value stream assigned.
This role supports internal and external quality processes & to act as a lead interface to:-
Customers, Suppliers, Internal Customers - Value stream leaders
To drive improvements into the business from internal data analysis, customer & supplier inputs.
This role will require an experienced individual capable of understanding, interpreting and communicating customer requirements and ensuring internal value streams & suppliers deliver Right First Time every time.
To develop the whole supply chain from (supplier base to customer) to deliver 100% quality & 100% Delivery, utilising & training modern tools such as Lean, RCCA, FMEA, MSA, SPC, PPAP, FAI.
RCCA - 8D
Leading RCCA events following an 8D methodology
Leading FMEA activities within the assigned value stream
Driving the use of FMEA during the RCCA events to reduce risk of process variation
Qualified to lead audits to the AS9100 standard.
Plan, Execute all audits assigned, internal or supplier based
Proactively assess supplier performance - Auditing is a tool that is an option
support the areas / departments in the closure of all NCR's raised to the timescales required by the site BMS
Drive robust quality clinics within the assigned value stream
Support Quality Clinics and assist in Material Review Board (MRB) dispositions.
Drive the QC maturity assessment
Ownership of actions
Collates and analyses Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data.
Using variable and attribute data extracted from the various data sources to, assess, analyse and validate the process under evaluation, to drive repeatability and predictability.
Leads collection of data from various data sources as an input into DLA, CAB (Corrective action board) and Management reviews.
Management of monthly scorecards (Customer / Internal / Supplier), to ensure that the scorecard is reflects the true position
FAI / LAI
Support the creation, storage and management of site, supplier & customer first article (FAIR) and PPAP documentation.
Manage / conduct activities in support of New Product Introduction (NPI) these include First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR's) and quality related PAPP elements.
Facilitate / participate in continuous improvement activities using quality tools such as, but not limited to:
· Process Capability studies / SPC; Gauge R & R; Ishikawa; 5 Why's; 5S; Kaizen Events; MSA.