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MRB Engineer

  • Location:

    Blackpool

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Armstrong

  • Job ref:

    5967

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-07

A leading manufacturer of precision machined parts based near Blackpool is actively recruiting for 2 Quality Engineers on a permanent basis. The positions are offering circa £40,000 p/a for 3 days of work per week, with additional benefits included.

Reporting directly to the Site Quality Manager, your key objective is to reduce part non-conformances and minimise loss of materials from scrap and waste. The role responsibilities are:

•    Coordinate activities in support of 8D investigations, root cause analysis, corrective actions, and preventative measures
•    Carry out investigations into product non-conformance using appropriate problem solving tools (eg 8D, 5 Whys, FMEA, cause and effect diagrams etc), monitoring effectiveness of actions implemented
•    Where necessary, undertake Six Sigma improvement projects to address specific high-profile issues 
•    Liaise with suppliers and customers on related issues and coordinate timely responses
•    Coordinate all external audits and provide satisfactory responses to any NCRs raised
•    Carry out internal audits, ensuring that NCRs raised are responded to and verify the effectiveness of resulting actions
•    Raise and submit concession requests to the customer, ensuring they are processed effectively
•    Challenge the existing Quality processes and the development of new inspection processes and methodologies
•    Involvement in continuous improvement process initiatives

The Quality Manager is keen to hear from experienced Quality Engineers, or potentially Manufacturing / Production Engineers, who have a strong background in root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions. The role is focused on reducing waste and scrap from product non-conformance, so previous experience should include exposure to a machining or metalworking environment. Your application should demonstrate a strong grasp on Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma methodologies, such as 5s / 5Why, 8D, RCCA and PFMEA. Your profile will be of particular interest if you have experience in a safety critical industry working with MRB procedures.

If you’re interested in learning more, please use the Apply function to arrange an initial call to discuss the full job description and company details. Alternatively please contact Jon Armstrong at RPS if you have any queries or are looking for roles in other engineering disciplines.