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Location: Burnley Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Sector: Manufacturing, Automotive Type: Permanent
Contact: Jacob Golding

We are on the lookout for a skilled Quality Engineer to take on the crucial role of problem solver, driving both proactive and reactive process improvements using data from diverse sources. This position supports a strategic shift from product containment to robust process control, ensuring the highest quality outcomes across all operations.

Who this job would suit:
This position is ideal for an individual with a strong background in quality engineering, excellent problem-solving abilities, and a knack for data-driven decision-making. The ideal candidate thrives under pressure, demonstrates integrity, and possesses the ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary contact for customer-related quality issues and queries.
  • Complete 8D reports, including is-is not tables, Ishikawa diagrams, and 5-why analyses, focusing on reducing occurrence.
  • Lead daily material review-board (MRB) meetings.
  • Review internal data for non-conforming products, customer line-returns, and audit non-conformances, championing data-driven improvements.
  • Employ statistical tools such as process capability, measurement systems analysis, and statistical process control to highlight risks and identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Support NPI function by completing PFMEAs, control plans, and PPAP documents.


  • Proven experience as a Quality Engineer within Manufacturing
  • Experience and knowledge of IATF 16949 is preferred.
  • Experience with PFMEAs, PPAP, SPC, MSA, 8Ds and Control Plans

Location - Burnley
Salary - circa £40k (dependent on experience)
Benefits - 31 days hols (inc BH), 4% pension, Health cash plan, fuel mileage for any business travel.
Permanent - 39 hours per week, 0745am-1700pm (Mon-Thurs), 0745am - 1300pm (Fri).

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