job / quality engineer west central scotland glasgow 3796

Quality Engineer - Glasgow

£DOE + Benefits - Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Technical & Engineering
Ref: 3796 Date Posted: Monday 17 Sep 2018
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Our client is a leading production company, who as a result of some internal changes need to appoint an ambitious and forward thinking Quality Engineer.

Reporting to the Site General Manager you will be the senior member of a small quality tea, , ensuring that products and services meet the required standards of quality through the direction and coordination of the quality assurance programmes and quality control policies.

Specifically, you shall ensure that:

  • Quality objectives are deployed and communicated;
  • Liaison with the Engineering occurs, to ensure that all Quality requirements are met within projects and products.
  • Liaison with Materials, Production and safety occurs, to ensure all products meet the design intent.
  • Local processes and procedures are determined, and periodically reviewed, to ensure that they continue to meet the Quality policy.
  • Appropriate reporting mechanisms are used in reporting issues to the business and customers as required.
  • Quality induction training is provided to new staff;
  • Cross-site QA support to other sites is provided as required
  • Continuous improvement is championed throughout the business.
  • The business is supported in maintaining its QMS 3rd party approval;
  • Guidance is provided to the all staff on Quality matters
  • Risks associated with the implementation of the QMS are regularly assessed and reported;

It is expected that you shall have demonstrable quality experience, within a fast paced production environment. You shall ideally be educated to Degree level or equivalent in a Quality Engineering or Engineering related discipline and have an advanced understanding of ISO9001 / ISO14001 requirements. With an excellent understanding of high volume manufacturing techniques, your experience in Quality Management and knowledge of CI programs, will play a crucial part in ensuring that the site Quality Management System is fit for purpose, correctly implemented and that the team is adding real value to the business.