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Senior Engineer Parts Quality

Salary: £0

Location: Gaydon

Job type: Permanent

Category: Parts

Senior Engineer Parts Quality Summary: New Model Operations, Quality, Parts – manage all aspects of quality including supplier selection and approval, subsequent part introduction, process development and sign off to support the successful launch of new vehicles. Also responsible for the life of parts for the quality aspects of design and process change, development and corrective action when defects are identified. Job Purpose: Responsible for the correct, efficient and timely introduction of new parts into the supply base to support new vehicle introduction. Also support with defective part root cause analysis of current and future model part introduction, determining permanent corrective actions within the supply base. Key Duties & Responsibilities: To deliver the quality requirements of the department in a correct, efficient and timely manner that includes; The selection and approval of part suppliers  Agreement of the vehicle and part quality requirements with the Programme, R&D, Manufacturing departments, including the supplier for the development and approval of the Vehicle Inspection Standard (VIS) and Part Quality Standard (PQS). The support of part and process design, development and correction using engineering and quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D, 5WHY, Ishikawa diagrams, PPS, etc.) The delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and their final approval using the Part Approval Process (AMPAP). Supporting Suppliers, Launch and Manufacturing departments through pre-production build phases into the Start Of Production (SOP) at all manufacturing facilities. The regular reporting of part and issue status to Lead engineer. Supporting the supplier recharge process, where a supplier is liable due to the supply of a defective part into a prebuild or into series production.Qualification & Experience: Degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering Knowledge of Quality tools and techniques Experienced problem solver The ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver and thrive in an ever changing and dynamic environment. Proven experience of managing the supply base to deliver the quality processes. Proven ability to lead cross-functional team meetings to define clear improvement action plans and close-out in a timely manner. Skills in reliability and robustness engineeringBehaviours: Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in teams of various sizes across all areas to be able to influence the successful delivery of the requirements of those teams. To act in a positive way with a can-do attitude. Flexibility to work incremental hours at short notice if necessary, to ensure that the manufacturing build requirements can be achieved. Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business

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