Quality Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Lanarkshire, 4766

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Quality Engineer - Lanarkshire

£32k - £39k per annum - Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 4766 Date Posted: Monday 26 Jun 2017

Nine Twenty Engineering are recruiting for a Quality Engineer on behalf of our North Lanarkshire based Engineering client on a 6-12 month contract basis with a strong possibility of a permanent contract thereafter.

The main purpose of the role will be to apply the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of the manufacturing and installation operations of the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for applicable systems related to plant customer issues such as corrective action requests, supplier corrective action requests, nonconforming material reports, etc.
  • Leads containment activities.
  • Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects, and ensures continual improvement in process and product design.
  • Ensures products and process development meet quality standards.
  • Identifies problems, prioritizes actions, leads or participates in Six Sigma projects.
  • Participates in change management activities by verifying products and processes, developing key measures, and analyzing data for decision support.
  • Conducts audits of processes and quality systems.
  • Works with purchasing to improve the quality of purchased parts.
  • Serve as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.

Qualifications and Competencies


  • Communication - Written And Verbal - Effectively expresses messages and ideas in a clear, organized and relevant manner for a variety of audiences.
  • Develops organized, complete, and convincing communications.
  • Conveys thoughts and ideas regarding a topic concisely and clearly.
  • Ability to communicate without increasing either the employee's or employer liability.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organization.
  • Communicates information at a level appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Effectively presents messages to individuals and/or small and large groups.
  • Prepares necessary support materials for meetings which may include agendas and/or pre-read documents. Uses appropriate tone and body language to deliver messages.
  • Separates personal biases from fact. Expresses messages in a positive manner, focusing on strengths rather than weaknesses.
  • Ability to use appropriate communication tools as needed (WebEx, Same Time, video conferencing, teleconferencing, Visio, MS Project, etc.).

Problem Solving And Quality Improvement - 

  • Problem Solving and Improvement approaches, including understanding of tools/process type and selection, plus Corrective and Preventive Action processes.
  • Product Or Service Familiarization - Understanding of the product line or services of the specific business of which the person is a part (i.e., plant, performance cell, etc)

Quality System Development, Implementation And Verification -

  • Identify and integrate common elements such as design and process control, management responsibility, document control etc.
  • Quality auditing planning, preparation and execution.

Vpi (Value Package Introduction)

  • Understanding of the VPI process, its phases, cross functional activities and responsibilities.

Our Client strives to ensure that all customer requirements are met, to continually improve the process, product & delivery performance of their responsible customers and to continually improve the quality system for products and processes they are responsible for.

If you have the relevant experience for this role, please submit your CV for the attention of Nine Twenty Engineering.