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Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burnley
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Contact Name: Mark Wiggan
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join a busy engineering environment in Burnley. Working in the operation team of 6, where you will be responsible to drive the quality division forward, there will be lots of inspecting, as it’s quite a hands on role. Ideally you quality background, within manufacturing. We are offering a salary of £35K-40K/ Annum.

As the Quality Engineer you will be:

• Applying the latest quality tools and methods to identify improvements in downtime and scrap.
• Analysing failure, identifying and proposing appropriate corrective and preventive actions to respond to customer complaints.
• Recommending corrective and preventative measurements to prevent and reduce internal failure.
• Carrying out regular daily audits and inspections of finished products to ensure conformity to the standards and customer requirements
• Actively participating in company-wide improvement activities working with Process Engineering to reduce waste and introduce Lean methodologies throughout the company.
• Assisting in quality training for all employees on Quality Assurance tools and methodologies throughout the company.
• Assisting in ensuring timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions. Including incoming inspection of product are required. 
• Supporting the internal ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 audits and recommend improvement activities to both the processes and products
• Assisting with the development of processes and procedures to meet our third party, customers and business needs.
• Actively participate and preferably lead existing Health and Safety Risk Assessment Team 
• Providing monthly reports on the status of improvement activities

As the Quality Engineer you will need: 

• Engineering Qualifications
• Qualified Auditor
• Experience in conducting Health and Safety Risk Assessments

We are very well established company, part of a large worldwide group, the site has easy access of the M65, with free parking.