Special Vehicles Quality Process Engineer

Location Basildon
Job type: Contract
Salary: £26.75PH Umbrella (after 13 weeks the rate will increase to £32.32 in line with AWR)
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email: vmartinson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 56059
Published: 27 days ago
Duration: 7 Months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • Support the Special Vehicles teams as well as suppliers to ensure product quality throughout the lifecycle.

  • The Engineer will own and lead the Special Vehicles Quality Operating System (QOS) and Supplier Technical Assistance (STA), this is the process we hold ourselves and mainstream Ford to, enabling high quality products and fast turnaround of issues.

  • Special Vehicles operate within the company to deliver bespoke upfit solutions to our customers to drive their business productivity.

  • We are looking for a Quality Process Engineer to join our team.

  • Objectives Support the Special Vehicles teams as well as suppliers to ensure product quality throughout the lifecycle.

  • The Engineer will own and lead the Special Vehicles Quality Operating System (QOS) and Supplier Technical Assistance (STA), this is the process we hold ourselves and mainstream Ford to, enabling high quality products and fast turnaround of issues.

  Skills Required:

  • IT Literate, good working knowledge of MS Office and associated applications Tasks

  • Maintain the quality process for Special Vehicles.

  • Own and manage the priority issues affecting Special Vehicles.

  • Create and publish quality metrics.

  • Support cross-functional teams / meetings to ensure progress on issues affecting Special Vehicles.

  • Support management reviews with quality process road maps.

  • Support development of prevent recurrence plans and process improvement actions; track agreed work plans.

  • Support development of the Special Vehicles quality process and delivery performance metrics and dashboard/health charts.

  • Co-ordinate all Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) queries, resolving open issues and developing robust plans to meet program timing.

  • Lead STA activities at Suppliers, including the PPAP and PSW processes.

  Skills Preferred:

Desirable Experience

  • Candidate should be degree qualified and have a minimum of 5 years' experience within the Automotive Industry

  • Strong Systems Engineering understanding

  • Understanding of Quality Operating Systems especially Ford

  • Experience in Failure Mode Avoidance and Campaign prevention

  Experience Required:

  • 5 Years Automotive Engineering

  Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in Quality roles

  Education Required:

  • Engineering Degree