We have an exciting opportunity available for a Process Quality Engineer based close to the Lutterworth area. The position is working with an internationally respected manufacturer who have multiple sites across the UK.
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The Process Engineer will be responsible for the quality and culture of continuous operational improvement throughout the site by working closely with the site management team, utilising various tools and techniques to make improvements across all areas of the facility.
This role is a key interface between all of the site's operational teams to ensure a consistent approach and achievement of Process, Quality and CI targets. The main purpose of this role is to drive quality and maximise plant efficiency by creating processes and procedures that all site personnel adhere to in delivering high quality products to the end user.
What's in it for you as Process Quality Engineer
Basic salary of circa £46,800 plus an 8% pension, 25 days holiday, OT also available, comprehensive employee benefit package, accredited training and personal development opportunities are also available within this position.
DAYS ONLY working Monday to Friday (40 hrs) - allowing for a fantastic work life balance.
Main Responsibilities of Process Quality Engineer
Responsible for Process & Quality at plant level
Ensure Group and National requirements incorporated in local standards and procedures
Responsible to manage plant quality testing
Leading and developing all manufacturing improvement activities across the site including the integration of engineering changes to the manufacturing processes
Ensure appropriate resources and time are available for the application of a systematic approach to 'Improvement workshops and Kaizen events including reviewing and creating of SOP's.
Audit weekly and monitor plant operational efficiency and reliability identifying areas of underperformance including investigation of customer complaints to effectively implement plans to deliver operational improvements
Change management process lead to ensure that a uniform approach to continuous improvement is implemented across shifts and compliance to change requirements (RCN)
Measurement and reporting on initiatives implemented
Mentoring/coaching of leadership team in process/lean tools and systematic problem solving
Offer technical support to the manufacturing processes and control systems
Develop processes from initial conception through to full production modelling
Support and training of factory production control including definition and training of all quality documentation, procedures and testing (quality plan, nonconformities, incoming materials, finished goods)
Manage the review and posting of supplier certificate of conformities
Manage their view, investigation and release of production orders
Responsible for test facilities within the plant
Support the review, change and creation of material data within SAP, Mii, NWBC - including BOM, routings, inspection plans, reference operation sets, inspection lots, storage locations, plant hierarchy, including checking and scrapping of stock.
KPI reporting to Group Quality
Training and competency checks with operators
Analysis of complaints and claims/quality incident follow up within the plant including implementing effective countermeasures
Responsible for CE marking and DoP declared performance of plant products
Essential Skills and Experience of Process Quality Engineer
Graduate calibre with broad experience of manufacturing operations/background in CI
Ability to analyse data to find root cause
Knowledge of regulation and norms relating to group, country and products of plant including audit requirements eg, ISO
Good understanding of 5S Lean/6 Sigma tools
Desirable Skills and Experience of Process Quality Engineer
Experience of a target driven/KPI focussed environment
Green/Black Belt 6 Sigma qualificationThis Process Engineer role offers a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leading multinational business. For further information please contact
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