Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering, Retail
Region:
South East
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted:
11/02/2019
Recruiter:
Matchtech
Job Ref:
430363

Manufacturing Quality Engineers help to ensure that factories and products comply with the companies legal and quality and safety requirements.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

In assigned categories, manage factory assessment and new product development process from selection to Gold Seal approval including product qualification, ensuring legal, specification and timing requirements are met.

Support the management of production control programs by approved 3rd party service providers, including DUPRO, FRI and Manufacturing Testing (MT).

Identify and implement product re-engineering and factory improvement opportunities to drive sustainable CPR and operational efficiencies whilst improving overall product quality.

* Manage the factory qualification process to ensure that new factories meetthe company quality requirements.
* Manage the new product introduction process from the selection stage, working with Product Sourcing Managers (PSMs), Product Quality Engineers (PQEs), Production Engineers and vendor factory personnel.
* Ensure product specifications are understood and agreed with factory, verify Silver Seal samples and provide to PQ Teams for their approval, verify and approve Gold Seal samples and validate first production runs.
* Manage the product qualification process using both internal resources and external test laboratories to ensure all products and associated packaging and IMs meet specification and quality, legal and safety requirements in all OpCo countries in which the products are to be sold.
* Ensure non-unified products, local buys, legacy products, etc are qualified to local OpCo country requirements including those applicable for retailers and distributors.
* Support on-going 3rd party product inspection programme including DUPRO, FRI and Manufacturing Testing.

Support the investigation of any returns, reviews or other quality issues relating to products originating from within the Buying / Sourcing Office responsibilities

Required Skills & Experience:

* Solid product development and production technical skills.
* Good knowledge of quality management systems and audit.
* Understanding of QA and QC methods, problem solving, etc.
* Strong time and project management skills.
* Knowledge and understanding of EU Directives, Regulations, standards and other legislation.
* Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Our clients develop a complete, Unique and Unified Home Improvement offer based on customer insights.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Matchtech
Tel: 01489 898 242
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Kimberley Sowden
Email:

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