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Coventry (Bedworth)

Quality Engineer

The Brose Group is growing worldwide. Innovations in research and development as well as strategic investments form the basis for extending our market position. As the fourth largest family-owned company in this industrial sector, we are offering challenging tasks and opportunities for personal growth in a dynamic environment in the following position.

In this key role within Quality you will be responsible for maximising external and internal customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that Brose procedures, processes and the SAP system are adhered to within the manufacturing area.

  • To monitor, plan and implement quality system, process and product continuous improvements.
  • To maintain customer portals.
  • Participate in and manage as required all customer initiated projects/activities eg Toyota TEAM.
  • To monitor, plan and implement quality system, process and product continuous improvements
  • To maintain customer portals
  • Stop production in the event of manufacture of unacceptable goods/processes.
  • Manage all quality related issues within the Manufacturing team (eg internal, customer 0Km and customer warranty).
  • Manage and process costs associated with concerns to minimise the financial impact on Brose (eg debit notes from customers) for internal and 0Km issues and ensure correct cost handling with supplier generated issues to assure supplier cost recovery.
  • Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators (eg PPM, customer ratings) and Brose internal systems.
  • Facilitate and lead, when necessary, problem solving activities utilising correct quality tools and techniques.
  • Comply with and champion, where necessary, all company policies and procedures within the manufacturing area.
  • Undertake special projects/tasks as required.

Your profile

  • Mechanical Engineering (HNC minimum/ degree level preferable);
  • 2 years relevant experience or higher dependent upon overall professional quality experience and positions held.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems.
  • Knowledge and application of problem-solving tools and techniques – 8D process, Ishikawa, FMETA etc.
  • Negotiating skills/ conflict resolution, analytical.
  • Knowledge and application of a range of statistical techniques including SPC.
  • PC literate (SAP experience preferable).
  • Product and process auditing.
  • Independent problem solving with difficult negotiation at customer.
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings. Knowledge of measurement.
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to close our customer problems.
  • German language would be advantageous.
  • Full UK driving license.

Paul Robinson