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Parts Quality Engineer

Hays recruitment
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Automotive, Quality
Automotive Industry
Job Type

Parts Quality Engineer
Parts Quality Engineer, Temporary, ongoing basis where you will be engaged via Hays
Location: Chichester Working Environment: Hybrid, part office based on site at client offices/ part home based
Pay type: Competitive hourly pay rate

Our Client
Hays are delighted to be working with our global client, one of the world's most successful premium manufacturers of cars, motorcycles, and provider of premium services. Our client demonstrates a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and product responsibility all the way from development to production. Their aim is to play a dynamic and innovative role in shaping the face of mobility. Our client highly values each and every person; their passion, commitment, uniqueness and contribution to shaping the future success of their business.

The Role
Hays are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Parts Quality Engineer to join our client on an ongoing long term temporary assignment for an approximate duration of 12 months (rolling, reviewed annually).

As a Parts Quality Engineer (QMT), you'll use your manufacturing process knowledge and exceptional leadership skills to efficiently manage suppliers to achieve product and process maturity, capability, and ongoing efficiency improvements

Key Responsibilities
As part of a multi-discipline 'cloverleaf' team, you will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, and ultimately nominating new suppliers. You will steer the supplier launch and quality departments to develop and manage the pre-serial activities in line with project milestones. You will be responsible for the approval of parts quality prior to launch and in serial production

Your duties will include the management of critical supplier concerns, ensuring in series the supplier is adhering to the standards and targets defined by process partners.
You will be responsible for problems associated with your supplier scope, conducting root cause analysis to determine long and short-term solutions in a timely manner and escalating issues as appropriate

Your expertise will enable us to uphold, and further enhance, the high quality associated with the brand - as well as to work alongside global teams and strengthen your network

Skills and Qualifications:
Whilst not essential, an Apprenticeship and/or Degree (or equivalent) in a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering discipline would be beneficial.
Language skills would also be an advantage to support international supplier contact
A strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, production quality control methods and systems, quality management systems, tools and maturation processes
An ability to take ownership of problems and find solutions, with the confidence to make, and enforce, decisions within pressurised situations
Proven leadership skills with the ability to steer and influence cross functional teams
Excellent conflict management and diplomacy skills
General IT skills (Microsoft Office) as well as Business Process IT knowledge

Competitive hourly rate along with an annual performance related bonus.
Hybrid working.
Hybrid parking on-site with access to a subsidised restaurant.
Hays Go1 training platform which offers a library of over 70,000 courses.
Access to Ben - a flexible employee benefits portal offering support across wide range of topics such as mental health well-being, financial or legal matters.
34 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

What next?
If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now on 0116 261 5001.

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