Quality Engineer - APQP/ NPI

Job Title: Quality Engineer - APQP/ NPI
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sunderland
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-25 00:00:00
Reference: 025419407
Contact Name: Robert Wigley
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 15:33

Job Description

Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As APQP Quality Engineer to coordinate and facilitate APQP processes to ensure flawless launch into production.

APQP / Project Quality Engineer
c£45000 + benefits
Location: Sunderland

Key Responsibilities:
o Ensuring compliance with IATF16949 and Customer Specific Requirements.
o Lead all project engineering (APQP) requirements / activities for new projects and support Project Managers. This will include process development and layouts, specification, design buy-off, assessment of modifications and final commissioning.
o Responsible for the cross functional development and implementation of process documentation from prototype to production for NPI, including Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plan, Work Instructions, Packing Instructions.
o Organise and Facilitate Run @ Rate activities; pre-production build events; compile Capacity Verification documents and associated data.
o Conduct training and mentoring for NPI and pre-production build events
o Support Design and Feasibility process for NPI and ECR
o Actively support Process/customer concern investigation activities using Global 8d techniques.

Knowledge and Education
You will already have a proven track record working as an APQP Engineer, Project Quality Engineer or Senior Quality Engineer working with a high volume manufacturing facility
o HND/Degree in an Engineering related subject preferred or IQA equivalent
o Experience of project management of new products (NPI) from conception to final handover.
o Expert knowledge of PFMEA's, AIAG, APQP/PPAP and control plans.
o Selection and management of process/ equipment suppliers.
o Previous experience in automotive or high speed manufacturing environments
o Excellent problem solving ability.
o Strong communication and presentation skills.

About Our Client:
Our client is an international market leader in the manufacturing of high value automotive components supplied directly into a major automotive OEM. The plant is currently under construction with significant investment in order to establish a World Class Manufacturing facility.
In return our client is offering a very competitive salary, pension, life assurance and corporate discount schemes. More importantly this is a fantastic opportunity to set up a new manufacturing factory and lead a team to become world class operation.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020
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