Senior Quality Engineer
Function: Operations

Key details

  • Category: Quality
  • Based at: Loughborough, UK
  • Line manager: Quality Manager
  • Posted on: Fri 24 January, 2020
  • Closing date: 5pm on Fri 14 February, 2020

About the role

Working as part of our Operations team, you will be responsible for developing and delivering quality part and process preparation. Manage the delivery of off-tool, off-process parts and final part approval to ensure the smooth launch of new products

To provide technical assistance to suppliers to aid the removal roadblocks, establish root cause and robust solutions to deviation from customer expectations.

Work with programme management to ensure that all the milestone deliverables are achieved on time, minimize/mitigate any delays in the project by working closely with the project team and the supply chain.

About you

You will hold a BEng, BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or possess a relevant non-degree level qualification alongside suitable industrial experience.  You will hold lead audit qualifications in ISO9000 and IATF16949.  Ideally you will hold an AS9100 lead audit qualification. A Six Sigma black or green belt certification would be advantageous.

You will have demonstrable experience of the automotive industry, within an OEM or Tier 1, alongside proven experience of APQP (PPAP, PSW, FMEA).  You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of supplier development and relationship management.

Experience of assembly line set and growth to volume and development of quality management systems to IATF16949 and AS9100 are desirable.

Experience with quality processes, quality improvement or lean manufacturing is desirable, as is knowledge of manufacturing processes such as assembly, machining, welding, casting, stamping, plating, plastic moulding, metal cutting, steel making, steel processing and PCB assembly.

It is key to us that you have an analytical mindset and the ability to work with a flexible and solutions focused approach, in an agile and fast paced environment.  You must also be able to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team alongside both technical and non-technical colleagues.  As such, excellent communication skills are vital.  Strong commercial awareness and supplier relationship skills are also essential.

What we offer

At Intelligent Energy we offer the opportunity to work in a great team, with our world leading technology and cutting-edge products. 

This salary for this position will be up to £42,000 per annum based on skills and experience.

We offer a range of benefits, including:

-      Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 4% employee and employer contribution

-      Private healthcare

-      Life cover

-      25 days holiday per year plus public holidays with flexibility to buy or sell holidays each year

-      Exclusive discounts at a wide range of high-street and online retailers

-      Cycle to work scheme

-      Company paid seasonal flu vaccinations

-      Free on-site parking

-      Free tea and coffee

We offer opportunities for learning, development and ongoing professional development. Our Exceptional Contribution Award and Peer-to-Peer Recognition schemes recognise and reward outstanding contributions of individuals and teams. 

How to apply

To apply please email the following to stating the job title in the subject line:

  • A full CV and cover letter 
  • Details of your current notice period
  • Current remuneration details
  • Confirmation of your eligibility to work in the UK

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.