Quality Engineering

'QUALITY IS NOT EXPENSIVE, IT'S PRICELESS'



  • Six Sigma
  • PPAP
  • Process Improvement
  • FMEA
  • Poke Yoke
  • DMAIC
  • SPC
  • 8D
  • MSA
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • ISO Standards

In engineering and manufacturing, quality control and quality engineering are involved in developing systems to ensure products or services are designed and produced to meet or exceed customer requirements. These systems are often developed in conjunction with other business and engineering disciplines using a cross-functional approach and thus, an essential function to ensuring successful growth and continual improvement within companies wishing to drive forward into the 21st century.

We have a strong presence within the Industry sector & our reputation is second to none amongst clients, candidates and our competitors. Our consultants use exstensive industry knowledge combined with excellent people skills to ensure the right candidates are meeting with the right clients to ensure long term career & business gains.

Our candidates range from Quality Inspectors, Technicians, Auditors, Quality Engineers & Managers right up to directorship levels, therefore we are sure that we can satisfy your recruitment needs across all industries.

If you would like a confidential discussion surrounding strategic hiring for your organisation or your own career path we would be delighted to hear from you to determine how our services can assist you in finding the right solution so please call us on  0121 321 4311

 

QUALITY MANAGER

PERMANENT

Highly competitive + Pension + Company Car + Generous Bonus

MANUFACTURING

BIRMINGHAM

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation, are looking for an experienced Quality Manager, to lead the Quality Division.

This is a well established engineering company, with an International presence. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • HNC / HND or Degree
  • You will be able to demonstrate relevant Quality Management experience
  • Ideally, you will have gained your knowledge from a fast-paced working environment
  • To have previously managed a Quality team
  • Fully conversant with all Quality tools, such as SPC, Control Plans, PPAP’s and APQP
  • To have managed customer concerns and non-conforming products
  • To have previously contributed to the formulation of Company strategy and business plans
  • Set budgets
  • Ambitious and driven

DUTIES

  • Manage non conforming product
  • Supervision of the Quality team
  • Management of supplier complaints
  • Manage and lead the quality staff
  • Responsibility for the gauge room, metrology, customer liaison and quality team
  • Maintain and develop the quality system
  • Manage the quality budget
  • Ensure all mistake proof devices are functional
  • Development of the Quality team
  • Maintain product, kamishabi and process audit activities
  • Recover all costs for supplier issues
  • Root cause analysis
  • Development of the annual training plan
  • Contribute to the formulation of the Company strategy and business plans

Are you ready for your next challenge?

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management  team.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV, together with your salary requirements  

 

QUALITY ENGINEER

HUYTON

PERMANENT

£40,000 + PENSION + FREE PARKING + PAID TRAVEL + HEALTH CARE + COMPETITVE HOLIDAY DAYS + GREAT CAREER PROSPECTS

MANUFACTURING

 

Introduction:

Are you looking for a change in scenery or just a new opportunity to put your skills to the test at an incredibly successful Tier 1 Supplier?

Are you a Quality Engineer or a Customer Quality Engineer who is looking to take the next step in your career?

Company:

Our client is an industry leading Tier 1 client who are looking for a Quality Engineer who has a background in Automotive to join them as their business continues to grow and provide outstandingly high quality products.

Duties:

  • As Customer Quality Engineer you will be responsible for customer facing activities and Customer Liaisons
  • You will be responsible for NPI and Launches along with delivering PPAP and APQP in line with Customer Requirements
  • Provide quality reports based on Customer performance in order to aid CI activities
  • As Customer Quality Engineer you will be assigning tasks to the Quality Team

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a quality engineering role and ideally with some experience being customer facing
  • Background in Automotive (Tier 1/2)
  • Experience with PPAP, APQP, PFMEA and Control Plans
  • Experience dealing with Customers
  • You will need to be open to Planned Travel around the UK but this is Minimal

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary - Circa £40k
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Job Security at a Global Company
  • Holiday Days
  • Free Parking
  • Great working environment
  • Health Care

Please feel free to have a confidential chat on the details below. What are you waiting for?

 

Position: Maintenance Engineer

Shift: Continentals (2 days/ 2 nights)

Benefits: Death in service, enrolment into a medical scheme, double employee’s contribution up to 12%.

Location: NG33 4DH 

 

Probe Technical recruitment is recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a company within the FMCG industry. You will be part of a multi-disciplined team to carry out first line maintenance tasks and improvements on equipment throughout the factory efficiently and effectively to enable maintenance targets to be met. Not only do the company offer a 2 day/2-night shift pattern, but they also offer free site parking and double employees’ pension contribution up to 12% and offer a medical scheme to enrol on.

There is a successful team on site with over 40 Engineers, who are always expanding. This role offers opportunity for career progression and a great training programme when you start.

Some of the duties are as follows:

  • To complete designated tasks efficiently to the highest standard
  • Consider cost implications when carrying out designated tasks to minimise wasted time, materials and costs
  • Be observant always when in the plant and investigate any deficiencies observed or reported to you; raise work orders for those that cannot be auctioned immediately and feedback on those that can
  • Work safely both on your own and as part of a team, with regard for your duty of care to yourself and to others who may be affected by your work and always adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Planner/Shift Engineering Manager to ensure the smooth execution of both day-to-day maintenance tasks and shutdown work
  • Ensure the upkeep and reliability of all plant and equipment in your designated area by feeding back requirements to the Planner/SEM

To be successful in your role you will ideally need experience in working within a Maintenance Department especially a food manufacturing environment would be beneficial. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of City & Guilds Part 2 or equivalent in relevant subject either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and Knowledge of Kaizen – Lean Manufacturing. 

 

QUALITY ENGINEER

CONGLETON

PERMANENT

£35,000 + PENSION + FREE PARKING + PAID TRAVEL + HEALTH CARE + COMPETITVE HOLIDAY DAYS + GREAT CAREER PROSPECTS

MANUFACTURING

 

Are you looking for a change in scenery or just a new opportunity to put your skills to the test at an incredibly successful and rewarding company who have sites all around the world?

Are you a Quality Engineer or a Quality Supply Engineer who is looking to take the next step in your career?

Our client is the industry leading client is looking for a Quality Engineer who has a background in Automotive or Textiles to join them as their business continues to grow and expand.

DUTIES:

  • As Quality Engineer you will be ensuring effective production and maintenance of material specifications and qualifications
  • Ensuring that all customer and AIL specifications are synergized
  • Management of material approvals from sub-suppliers and production of information to support changes
  • Advise project teams on the use of specification of fabric types
  • As the Quality Engineer you will be the Technical supplier liaison on material issues
  • Assessment of proposal of test methods for new requirements
  • In the role of a Quality Engineer you will be responsible for PPAP’s and Supplier Annual Reviews
  • Lead changes through Change Management (AS7)
  • Support for Supplier Auditing (AS2) to ensure engineering parameters are considered and followed up
  • You will attend and be responsible for Audits in Canada, China and Romania

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience in a quality engineering role or similar is essential
  • Background in Automotive (Tier 1/2) or Materials and Textiles
  • Experience with PPAP
  • Experience dealing with Suppliers and carrying out Audits as a Quality Engineer
  • You will need to be open to Planned Travel to countries such as China / Canada / Romania

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Salary - Circa £35k
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Job Security at a Global Company
  • Holiday Days
  • Free Parking
  • Opportunities to Travel
  • Paid Travel Expenses when travelling to different locations
  • Great working environment
  • Health Care

Please feel free to have a confidential chat on the details below. What are you waiting for?

 

Are you looking for a stimulating and challenging role with a leading manufacturing company? This role will give you the chance to use your skillsets in a multitude of ways along with the chance to make a real impact on the business in this role.

DUTIES:

  • As QHSE Manager you will be responsible for the Maintenance & ongoing development of the group's ISO 9001 and 14001 accreditations
  • You will also be monitoring the improvement of various business performance measures.
  • The QHSE Manager will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the group's H&S management systems.
  • You will assist with any investigation processes
  • You will provide trend analysis reports that will affect the organisations development

REQUIREMENTS:

  • To be able to complete the role of QHSE Manager you should have relevant experience in a similar role
  • You will need a NEBOSH Certificate
  • An Internal Auditor qualification would be beneficial
  • Experience/knowledge of ISO 9001 + 14001
  • Good knowledge of safety standards and regulations
  • Some knowledge of occupational health
  • Experience within oil/chemical industries would be a bonus

Salary & Benefits:

  • Circa £40k
  • Industry beating pension
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Christmas shutdown Holiday
  • Early Friday finishes
  • Free parking
  • Comprehensive training
 

QUALITY SYSTEMS ENGINEER

LIVERPOOL

PERMANENT

HIGH-VOLUME MANUFACTURING

£35,000 - £40,000 + OUTSTANDING PROSPECTS + PENSION + LIFE ASSURANCE + OTHER BENEFITS AFTER QUALIFYING PERIOD

 

Do you want progression? Are you looking to join a progressive, dynamic, fast paced manufacturing organisation, where your skill set will be embraced and positively encouraged to develop further?

 

This is an outstanding facility, plenty of investment and commitment has been given to this facility.  Due to continued demand for their products, this has created a need for an experienced Quality Systems Engineer

 

DUTIES

 

  • Lead all aspects of Divisional Quality and assurance adherence
  • Ensure QMS compliance
  • Delegate tasks to the quality team
  • Identification of training needs and lead training activities
  • PPAP’s and APQP
  • Co-ordination of New Projects & Launch support
  • Manage product conformity and supplier improvement activities
  • Site audits
  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions
  • Liaise with 3rd party inspection teams to ensure quality standards are maintained
  • Manage CMM activities
  • Conduct measurement studies and compile statistical reports

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • It is essential that you will have gained your experience from within a fast paced manufacturing environment, preferably automotive
  • Good working knowledge of quality systems, ideally IATF 16949
  • Flexibility to travel within the UK
  • Full driving licence essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • To have excellent presentation skills
  • A good standard of IT literacy

There would be no better time to join this organisation, your experience will be embraced and you will be positively encouraged to continue to progress your own skills and experience.

 

Keywords;- Quality Engineer, Quality Systems Engineer, TS16949, IATF 16949

 

QUALITY ENGINEER

LIVERPOOL

PERMANENT

HIGH-VOLUME MANUFACTURING

£35,000 - £40,000 + OUTSTANDING PROSPECTS + PENSION + LIFE ASSURANCE + OTHER BENEFITS AFTER QUALIFYING PERIOD

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quality Engineer to join a growing manufacturing organisation.

They are at the forefront of lean, modern manufacturing technology; you would be given a rare chance to enjoy a long and fruitful, challenging but highly rewarding career.

DUTIES

  • Support the introduction of manufactured components
  • Provide day to day support to the Senior Quality Engineer
  • New Project APQP co-ordination and submission
  • Support customer meetings in relation to new or existing projects
  • Maintenance and development of quality documentation
  • Corrective actions for customer concerns
  • Control plans, process flowcharts and PFMEA’s
  • Analysis of dimensional reports generated by CMM
  • Daily communication with customers
  • On- site support for customer visits

REQUIREMENTS

  • To have gained relevant Quality engineering experience from within a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of APQP and PFMEA
  • Control Plans and strong problem-solving techniques
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 would be highly advantageous
  • You may be either an experience Quality Engineer, looking for better prospects, or a Quality Engineer, looking for that next step up the career ladder.

There would be no better time to join this organisation, your experience will be embraced and you will be positively encouraged to continue to progress your own skills and experience.

Keywords: Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, Quality Coordinator, TS16949, IATF 16949, Automotive

 

Probe Technical recruitment is recruiting for a Service Technician due to continued growth and restructuring within the company. The ideal candidate must have a genuine interest and understanding of Local Exhaust Ventilation as this is what needs servicing. This is a permanent long term position with continuous professional development a key factor. The company not only maintain their own systems but also look after many competitors too. These systems typically control dusts, fumes, mists and vapours.

Progression and development will be encouraged from within, not only does the company offer an excellent training path they offer a salary guideline of £30,000 - £35,000.

Candidate Qualifications for Service Technician:

  • Time served with a can do attitude and must be willing to undertake BOHS (or equivalent) training as identified.
  • Electrical competency would also be looked on favourably.
  • Ideally hold P601, P602, P604 and W201 qualifications.
  • Good engineering skills, the ability to work unsupervised, carry out first time fixes and work under own initiative are all essential qualities.
  • You must have effective communication skills and be able to write clear and concise technical English.
  • Computer literate.
  • You must be prepared to work away from home and work some weekend days (Service role).
  • You must be capable of troubleshooting most types of LEV system and of carrying out a first time fix.

Preferred Skills/Experience for the Role of Service Technician:

  • Must have an in-depth understanding of CoSHH regulations and engineering practices.
  • Your core focus will be to undertake thorough examination & testing, commissioning and service of LEV systems in accordance with the CoSHH regulations and HSG258.
  • The role will also include air quality testing for which training will be provided by the company.

Key words: Service Engineer, Field Service Engineer, LEV Technician, LEV System, LEV, Electrical

 

£28,000 - £35,000 + PENSION + UNIQUE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

EXCELLENT HOLIDAYS + STRONG PROSPECTS

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Process Engineer.  This is a fascinating working environment, manufacturing unique products.  It is a high volume environment, and they have just enjoyed recent investment into new capital equipment.

This is an interesting role, in that you will be given responsibility for Process Improvement as well as Quality.

Key words – Process Engineer, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer

DUTIES

  • Provide assistance with coordination of quality control activities
  • Coordinate the day to day management of the quality systems and introduction of process techniques
  • Analysis of production quality data
  • Initiate and coordinate supplier quality complaints
  • Coordinate Customer complaints
  • Monitor KPIs in terms of product quality to enable improvements to be implemented
  • Train and monitor Operators in Quality Control testing
  • Project work to achieve quality improvements and or / cost reduction
  • Lead process improvement projects, liaising with suppliers and developing new processes
  • Interpret engineering drawings
  • During planning stages, consideration given to ergonomic requirements, process sequence and flow
  • Ensure when a new machine has been commissioned, that the equipment meets capability and specification

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good standard of Quality Engineering experience, with knowledge of FMEA’s, Control Plans., and SPC
  • Previous experience from within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and product quality awareness
  • To have the ability to “put your thinking cap on”, this is a role, that demands adaptable and flexibility in your approach
  • An enquiring mind, a keenness to learn and develop knowledge of new products and processes
  • ISO9001 and ISO14001 knowledge would be highly beneficial
  • To have the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Self- motivated and happy to work with the minimum of supervision
  • A willingness to learn
  • Team player with excellent communication skills

If you would like to join a friendly, dynamic and positive working environment where your prospects would be assured, please send your CV