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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

 

Position: Maintenance Technician
Shift: Continentals    
Benefits: Death in service, enrolment into a medical scheme, double employee’s contribution up to 12%.
Location: Peterborough

Probe Technical recruitment is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician 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.  Provide feedback on completed tasks and work requirements using CMMS to ensure equipment histories and costs are up to date and to enable follow up work to be identified and planned.

Requirements for Maintenance Technician:

  • Experience of working within a Maintenance Department                                   
  • Experience of working within a food manufacturing environment                         
  • City & Guilds Part 2 or equivalent in relevant subject        
  • Knowledge of Kaizen – Lean Manufacturing                                                      

Duties for Maintenance Technician:

  • To complete designated tasks efficiently to the highest standard
  • Consider cost implications when carrying out designated tasks to minimise wasted time, materials and costs
  • Have a “right first time” work ethic and use root cause analysis to determine the underlying reasons behind problems and failures and act on the findings
  • 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
  • Be proactive and positively support MCE – provide and implement ideas to improve manufacturing and mechanical efficiency and equipment reliability
  • 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.  Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times
  • Work in liaison with other departments as required and provide support and assistance at all times
  • 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
  • Challenge unsafe behaviours
  • Adhere to the duties required for your role within the Health and Safety policy
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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 leader in what they do and due to the nature of the product they will always be in high demand, they also work with an impressive range of leading Automotive companies.

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 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 Romania (TRO), Canada (ACA) & China (CNF)

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 and Canada along with others

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

If you are interested in the position of Quality Engineer, please apply via this advertisement or you can contact me directly.

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QUALITY ENGINEER

STOCKPORT/MANCHESTER

PERMANENT

£32,000 + PENSION + HEALTH & LIFE INSURANCE + BONUS SCHEME + DAYS ROLE + SUBSIDED CANTEEN + CLEAN ENVIRONMENT + GREAT CAREER OPPORTUNITES + COMPETITVE HOLIDAYS

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?

One of our biggest clients is looking for a Quality Engineer join their team. They are a global business who have an extremely high retention rate so this is a rare opportunity to join their team as a Quality Engineer, so don’t miss out!

Are you an experienced Quality Engineer with a background in Injection Moulding, Automotive or Aerospace? Then APPLY!

DUTIES:

  • As quality engineer you will deal with initial internal/external contact with Customers and Suppliers.
  • Problem solving using 8D problem solving.
  • You will manage internal and external actions in relation to specific supplier problems.
  • Interaction with production and other teams to quickly address production quality issues.
  • Tracing internal defects.
  • Control of customer returns.
  • Creation and use of MSA, FMEA, Control plans and other documentation.
  • As Quality Engineer you will carry out internal quality system audits to requirements of ISO9001, TS16949 and AS9100 standards.
  • Undertaking external audits on suppliers as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will be a ISO9001 qualified Auditor (Essential)
  • You will have experince in Quality Analysis and Tools e.g. 8D, FMEA, APQP, Ishikawa (Essential)
  • You will have a background working for a Automotive or Aerospace Supplier (Essential)
  • Expereince as a Quality Practitioner (CQI) is desired but not essential
  • Lead Auditor qualification is desirable but not essential

BENFITS:

  • Amazing subsidised canteen
  • Pristine working environment
  • Competitive overtime available
  • Life and Health Insurance
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Working Days
  • Secure position within a growing company
  • Stability
  • Be part of a great team
  • Supportive Environment

What are you waiting for?? Apply now or get in touch via the details below!

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QUALITY TECHNICIAN   

PERMANENT

£24,500 – 25,700 + PENSION + EARLY FINISH ON A FRIDAY+ OUTSTANDING WORKING ENVIRONMENT

DAYS ROLE

BIRMINGHAM

MANUFACTURING

Company

We are looking for a self – driven quality technician with a good ability to work to deadlines to join a manufacturing enterprise specialising in high precision, complex component machining and fabrication for the aerospace sector. Based in the Birmingham area with over 40 years trading history this fantastic company are now looking for an experienced quality technician to join there busy production team. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has a positive outlook with excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • To carry out Receipt Inspection activities as required to support operations
  • Maintaining our and working with the QMS system in place, making sure all parts are conforming with AS9001 standards
  • To support the internal non-conformance process; raising rejects and ensuring all containment is captured
  • To liaise closely with Supply Chain/Quality to ensure the timely resolution of non-conforming parts.
  • To carry out SARA Release activities as required to support operations
  • To perform other such duties that generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility

Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Receipt/Release Inspection
  • AS13001 Self-Release Deligate trained but not essential
  • Worked within an Aerospace/Automotive production environment for several years
  • Proven track record on inspection techniques and understanding of geometric tolerance.
  • A good understanding on certificate of conformity, material test traceability and process control.

This would suit someone who would class themselves as a reliable and tolerant quality technician who is looking for long term stability within an established company. Email or call asap for more information.

Key word: Quality Technician, Quality Inspector, manufacturing, quality, aerospace, automotive  

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This is a great opportunity to join a company on a contract basis as a quality engineer as they are going though an exciting period in their history and be part of an important project. Our client is a very reputable and well-respected company within their industry.

DUTIES:

  • As quality engineer you will maintain Quality standards
  • Monitor and drive improvements in internal quality
  • In the role of quality engineer, you will be responsible for problem solving using the 7-step approach
  • Ensure audits reports comply with Quality standards
  • As Quality engineer you will need to manage and coach quality technicians
  • You will need to manage the internal quality database

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience with Quality standard IATF or experience working towards.
  • Knowledge/experience of 7 step problem solving approach
  • You will need previous experience in a quality role within a manufacturing environment

If you are interested in the position of Quality Engineer, please apply via this advertisement or you can contact me directly.

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Our client is a global manufacturer who is looking for a hands on Continuous improvement engineer to work in a busy environment and get stuck in to life within the company. This opportunity comes with a great package and the company is dedicated to your career progression and success.

DUTIES:

  • As a continuous improvement engineer you will be continually evaluate and review manufacturing processes and principles.
  • You will be providing innovative, cost effective and safe solutions to new and existing manufacturing issues.
  • To implement the change process through hands on training and documentation.
  • To lead and manage projects involving multi-disciplined personnel to agreed timelines and cost constraints
  • To assess and develop new technology in line with the company goals and policies 
  • To encourage the training and participation of personnel to create a culture of continuous improvement where people take pride and responsibility in their roles.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • As a continuous improvement engineer you will be expected to have hands on engineering experience
  • You will need experience and a qualification in Lean manufacturing or similar methods.
  • Previous experience in a continuous improvement engineer role or similar.
  • You will need to have a HNC or higher in an engineering related subject.
  • Experience in implementing and identifying change

If you are interested in the position of Process Safety Engineer, please apply via this advertisement or you can contact me directly.

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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
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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

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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

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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

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QUALITY ENGINEER

£35,000 - £40,000 + Pension + Bonus + Outstanding Prospects

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

PERMANENT

COMPANY

Do you want progression? Are you a Quality Engineer, who deserves prospects? An opportunity has arisen for a Quality Engineer to join a busy high volume manufacturing organisation.

You will be given the opportunity to develop new projects and design ideas and to continuously improve product quality.

DUTIES

  • Client and supplier facing
  • Represent the Company with quality issues
  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions
  • Working closely with all departments to ensure compliance
  • Responsible for data management of quality documentation
  • Control plans, Process audits and Non conformance
  • PPAP submissions
  • On-site verification
  • Warranty analysis and 8D reporting
  • Introduction of SPC
  • Supplier development
  • Maintenance of quality departmental documentation to TS16949 standards

REQUIREMENTS

  • We are looking for significant, relevant Quality Engineering
  • Supporting Qualifications would be highly desirable
  • Ideally you will have gained your experience from within a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Internal auditor qualification, PPAP, APQP and FMEA is essential
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Full driving licence
  • Excellent problem solving techniques

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 .

Send your CV ASAP

Keywords;- Quality Engineer, Quality Coordinator, TS16949, Non-Conformance, Quality Manager, Senior Quality Engineer, Automotive, PPAP, APQP, FMEA

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£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 

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