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Quality Engineer
Role Type: Contract
Location: S9 4EX

Discipline: Quality Engineer

Area of Responsibility: Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Reports to: Quality Director

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000

Overall Responsibility:

The position of Quality Engineer is a link role between various Company Departments including Project Management, Quality Control, Manufacturing, Design and the Customer. The position is very much a "hands on" role, it is the responsibility of the Quality Engineer to ensure that the Customer specifications and requirements are fully adhered to and any non conformances raised are quickly and effectively actioned.

Essential Experience

1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the nuclear, defence, offshore heavy engineering sector.
2. Competent in common software such as Microsoft office and preferably experience with MRP environments.
3. Accustomed to a risk based approach to quality and familiar with the new ISO 9001:2015 requirements.

Essential Duties:

1. Fully liaise with the Customers to determine any critical part features.
2. Provide support to the Company Engineering and Purchasing section for the consistent application of Quality Techniques, tolerances, material related issues.
3. Effectively communicate and reinforce DavyMarkham Limited commitment to Quality Improvement efforts.
4. Facilitate and promote the use of appropriate problem solving techniques for effective root cause analysis investigations and successful corrective actions.
5. Raise effective Quality Plans, Inspection & Test Plans to facilitate Customer requirements.
6. Continually review the Company Quality Management System and recommend effective changes where required.
7. Attend Contract launch meetings and provide meaningful input to assist the running of the Contracts
8. Perform duties in accordance with all Quality System requirements.

9. Co-ordinate with Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, Project Management, Manufacturing and any other relevant Company departments to resolve customer complaints/concerns.
10. Recommend enhancements to the Company Quality Management System that result in the improvement of Company Quality performance, increased customer satisfaction and/or simplification of processes to reduce costs.
11. Ensure that DavyMarkham Limited is in readiness for all internal and external Quality Audits.
12. Carry out internal audits in accordance with the Company audit schedule.
13. Carry out analysis and produce reports on non-conformance issues within the Company in a timely manner.
14. Act as the "voice of the customer" and demand the highest quality expectations from all departments within the Company.
15. Attend customer sites/premises where required and represent the Company in a fully professional manner at all times.
16. Carry out a review where requested of the customer specifications and Quality requirements to ensure that DavyMarkham Limited have the necessary capabilities and qualifications to carry out the Contract.

Required Behavioural Competencies:

Adaptability : open to actively solicit new ideas and opinions
Assertiveness : readily offer opinions and take action even when the outcome may be unpopular.
Communication : demonstrate the ability to work effectively with cross functional work groups including suppliers, customers and associates both verbally and in writing. Excellent listening skills required.
Coaching : effectively instruct associates at all performance levels and enjoy actively helping team members to grow, sharing authority and providing resources and support. Offer clear, direct and timely feedback.
Conflict management : support and manage differences of opinion. Use consensus and collaboration to debate and resolve issues.
Diplomacy : skilled at handling situations without arousing hostility.
Energy : have the stamina and endurance to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce to time limits set.
Influence & Positive Impact : skilled at persuading, motivating, and energizing others at all levels.
Passionate, personable, self-confident and likeable.
Initiative : proactive and take actions without being prompted.
Learning agility : continuously seeks new knowledge, create and foster a culture of interest, curiosity and learning for Quality matters.
Flexible to change and learn from failure. Looking to improve processes and products.
Organization & Planning : manage time wisely and effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks.
Potential : capable of assuming more responsible roles within the Company
Self-Discernment : knows personal strengths and limitations and works towards improving weaknesses.
Team player
Visioning and strategic thinking.

Please email up to date cv to linderhumphreys@major-recruitment.com


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