Senior Development Quality Engineer


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The Engineering Department in Eminox covers design, development, validation, technical project planning and implementation of product for manufacture, right from new product introduction to current product support. Introduction of technology into products and implementation of tools and processes to design and develop a robust product remain key for the department.

The Senior Development Quality Engineer will be responsible for developing new and existing processes to improve product quality and manufacturing productivity. Working closely with the project engineering team they will lead the development of weld procedure specifications for new products. The Senior Development Quality Engineer will be pivotal in ensuring that appropriate processes are followed during development to achieve consistent, high quality product at serial manufacture. The successful candidate will be comfortable working on a project basis within a multidisciplinary team to challenging timescales, delivering genuine improvements to the business.

Person Specification

• Diploma in Engineering or related Science (essential)
• CSWIP weld inspector (essential)
• Batchelor’s degree (desirable)
• Chartered Engineer (desirable)

Knowledge and experience:
• Experience working in a manufacturing environment (essential)
• Strong knowledge of welding fundamentals (essential)
• Experience in weld fabrication of stainless steel (essential)
• Experience of performing process improvement work (essential)
• Good understanding of BS EN ISO 3834 weld standard (essential)
• Experience developing DFMEA, PFMEA and control plans documents (essential)
• Experience with GD&T principles (essential)
• Knowledge of IATF 16949 & ISO 9001 (essential)
• Experience working with APQP/PPAP (essential)
• Knowledge of exhaust aftertreatment systems (desirable)
• Knowledge of weld testing techniques (desirable)
• Experience of metrology methods (desirable)

Key skills:
• Ability to create WPSs and coordinate WPQRs (essential)
• CSWIP weld inspector (essential)
• Dye penetrant testing (essential)
• Ability to create technical documentation and display good presentation skills (essential)
• Ability to read, analyse & interpret engineering drawings (essential)
• Demonstrated application of engineering and scientific principles (essential)
• A good balance of theoretical understanding and practical knowledge with the drive to see the project through to completion (essential)
• Demonstrated problem solving skills and techniques (essential)
• Ability to work effectively within teams and liaise across functions (essential)
• Ability to introduce new methods and ideas ensuring a continuous improvement ethos (essential)
• Demonstrates attention to detail through all stages of processes (essential)
• Can work and communicate effectively with others (essential)
• Ability to perform various NDT weld inspection methods (desirable)
• Weld macrographic examination (desirable)

Attributes (all essential):
• Effective communication skills
• Team player
• Ability to multi-task
• Quality focussed
• Ability to deliver on time
• Process-driven
• Integrity
• Motivated
• Takes responsibility
• Completer/finisher mentality
• Confident and self-assured
• Values others and team worker

Key Responsibilities

• Working closely with the project engineering team to define production welding processes
• Generate weld procedure specifications for development projects
• Facilitate the generation of weld procedure qualification records
• Support the welder qualification process
• Support with developing processes for manufacturing new products
• Weld non-destructive testing
• Weld macrographic examination
• Support engineering method development work
• Deliver feedback to drive continuous improvement
• Any other duties assigned in line with scope of role

Understanding and adherence to the following:
• H&S policy and procedures
• Eminox business quality standard
• All group and Eminox policies and procedures

And in addition:
• Understand risk management in the context of IATF as applies to this role
• Demonstrate and uphold the company values
• Demonstrate a pro-activeness towards personal development

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