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Quality Engineer

Location: Bolton, LAN, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0000768
Date Posted: Jan 7, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems UK Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Automotive Systems Europe is focused on automotive components and systems. Our industry expert partners with our well-known customers forming the foundation of our success. Together we contribute to society with technological innovations and trendsetting ideas as well as comprehensive competences. Become part of our team and join our organization at our plant in Bolton (near Manchester) as

Quality Engineer (m/f/d)

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring all Customer QA requirements are satisfied and that customer returns and Customer complaints are handled appropriately. You will be reporting to the QA Manager – UK.

You are mainly responsible for:

  • Primary interface to Customer on all Quality Issues.
  • Control of Line and Warranty Returns in accordance with Customer requirements, ensuring adequate countermeasures are taken to prevent reoccurrence
  • Monitor and report Quality KPI measures for their relevant section and use to drive improvements in QA performance.
  • Supporting QA Technicians with product investigations and use of relevant equipment.
  • Generation of detailed Quality and Test Stand Work Instructions, and support the Technicians in using them.
  • Control of External and Internal Concession requests, in conjunction with Lead Quality Engineer.
  • Conduct audits and manage Supplier quality issues as required.
  • Completion of all relevant documentation in support of Customer QA requirements (ANPQP/APQP/PPAP).
  • Analysis of process capability data /R&R study data, and working with Production Engineering to improve the production line accordingly.
  • Understand and deploy Customer Specific Requirements and Hitachi standards for their products and ensure continual compliance.

Your Profile:

  • HNC / HND Electrical / Mechanical Engineering as a minimum.
  • Good knowledge of automotive standards and quality techniques and their application, especially TS 16949 and APQP tools such as control plans, process flow, FMEA, SPC, R&R, internal audit, structured problem solving.
  • Experience in a similar role, ideally gained within automotive. We would consider an electronics, high volume manufacturing assembly background.
  • PC Literate (Word/Excel)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Our offer

At Hitachi Automotive you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues. Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application!

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