APQP EngineerSunderland, Tyne and Wear
PURPOSE To support/coordinate and facilitate APQP processes in all departments to ensure flawless launch into production CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT OF JOB The Company assemble and supply Exterior trims world-wide to the automotive OEMs. As a consequence the Company must remain in compliance with the latest and expected Industry and Customer standards in respect of Quality, Cost and Delivery. The Company ensures that a customer and product focus is maintained by dividing the organisation into specific Customer Product Groups. The overall objective is to be the supplier of choice by being able to develop, design, assemble and supply product to an ever-increasing standard of excellence. With the quality goal being zero defects, the company is established as the centre of excellence for the Design, Development and Industrialisation of Exterior product. Our client strives to ensure fairness to all its employees in line with its unique Company Charter. You would be situated in an open plan office, with a team of fellow professionals, working within a fast paced manufacturing environment. You would be required to adhere to all Health, Safety and Environmental procedures whilst at work. MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Individual Responsibilities: * Ensure all safety procedures, methods, equipment and practices are adhered to. * Ensuring compliance with IATF16949:2016, CI and related Customer Specific Requirements for their area of work. * Lead all project engineering (APQP) requirements / activities for new projects and support Project Managers. This will include process development and layouts, specification, design buy-off, assessment of modifications and final commissioning. * Responsible for the cross functional development and implementation of process documentation from prototype to production for NPI, including but not limited to- Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plan, Work Instructions, Packing Instructions. * Organise and Facilitate Run at Rate activities. * Compile and present Capacity Verification documents and associated data. * Conduct training and mentoring for NPI. * Support Design and Feasibility process for NPI and Eng. Change. * Support CI and 6 Sigma programmes. * Actively support Process customer concern investigation activities using Global 8d techniques. * Support engineering change on existing products and processes. * Co-ordinate and implement pre production build events * Ensure that the customers and companies quality objectives and requirements are identified and support the Programme Manager and plant to make sure they are applied by the projects team. * Maintain, update and control current production documentation. * Support production and customer demands, both internal and external. * Facilitate and document Lesson Learnt reviews. * Carry out any other tasks commensurate to the role MEASURABLES and SUCCESS CRITERIA * Zero Accident * Reporting Near Misses * Adherence to Health and Safety requirements. * Pass R@R to agreed programme timescales. * Implementation and generation of documentation with agreed programme timescales. * 100% adherence to programme timing plan. * Training of operators for new programme introduction. * No grievances and informal raised regarding behaviour towards employees. * Positive feedback from team, peers and immediate boss on application of fair treatment. * Absence Management * Customer Satisfaction EMPLOYMENT PREREQUISITES * Experience of project management of new products from conception to final handover. * Proven experience in operational, project and man management. * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. * Full knowledge and experience in PFMEA's, AIAG and or VDA. * Experience in working to and achieving departmental control plans. * Fully experienced in the selection, development and management of process suppliers. * Experienced in the management, supervision, implementation and updating of IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 14001 procedures. * Previous experience in automotive or high speed manufacturing environments in an engineering supervisory position desirable. * Excellent problem solving ability. * Strong communication and presentation skills. * Engineering or Quality background preferred.
Quality ManagerNorth East England, England
PURPOSE This role is responsible for creating a proactive and highly professional quality function. You will have full responsibility for Sunderland Quality operations, providing direction and leadership to all Quality personnel EMPLOYMENT PREREQUISITES * Qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline * Automotive experience preferred * Preferably Lean Sigma trained. * Previous experience on a senior management team and proven experience of managing a quality function * Proven knowledge of QMS and quality metrics, able to define and implement new standards * Problem identification and problem solving * Must have excellent customer service and presentation skills * Proven negotiation skills with verbal and written communications * Able to write and present to all levels of internal and customer business. * Able to train in quality tools * Auditor trained. * Working knowledge of reporting software e.g. MS Office Context and Environment of Job The Company assemble and supply Exterior trims world-wide to the automotive OEM's. As a consequence the Company must remain in compliance with the latest and expected Industry and Customer standards in respect of Quality, Cost and Delivery. The Company ensures that a customer and product focus is maintained by dividing the organisation into specific Customer Product Groups. The overall objective is to be the supplier of choice by being able to develop, design, assemble and supply product to an ever-increasing standard of excellence. With the quality goal being zero defects, the company is established as the centre of excellence for the Design, Development and Industrialisation of Exterior product. Our Client strives to ensure fairness to all its employees in line with its unique Company Charter. You would be situated in an open plan office, with a team of fellow professionals, working within a fast paced manufacturing environment. You would be required to adhere to all Health, Safety and Environmental procedures whilst at work. As the location category is of green/brown field status, there is a need of developing all new QMS for the division in line with customer expectation and regional / global alignment considering best practices and automotive requirements/standards. Major Tasks and Responsibilities Organisational Responsibilities Individual Responsibilities * Develop and Manage the Quality Management System in line with regional/global expectations and standards * Work with departments to establish and maintain customer quality standards. * Drive, maintain and continuously improve customer quality deliverables * Manage Warranty deliverables * Manage corporate quality deliverables (plant specific) * Act as principle liaison with the customer in order to resolve customer enquiries * Facilitate 8D/root cause analysis * Review and analyse customer quality data * Provide regular feedback through various mechanisms i.e. daily, weekly and monthly reviews. * Ensure safe operating procedures are adhered to all times * Establish departmental goals, objectives and KPI's * Provide coaching, guidance and development to immediate and cross-functional teams as required. * Manage Project quality deliverables * Support continuous improvement of quality performance. * Maintain and improve quality systems in line with ISO/IATF16949 and Customer Specific Requirements * Support ISO14001 * Deliverables. Measurables / Success Criteria Launch readiness OCC Certification to IATF per plan PPM CoQ Global, regional roll out of initiatives, standards or requirements
Packing and Despatch OperativesSuffolk, England
We are currently recruiting for Packing and Despatch operatives to join our Client a Design Engineering and Composites manufacturing company offering solutions in the manufacture and supply of Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) mouldings and assemblies based on the outskirts of Lowestoft. These roles will be on a Temporary to Permanent basis with full time hours consisting of Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pm and Friday finish at 1pm. Please note: Rates are based on £7.83per hour, however there is an enhancement of £1.00per hour if and when candidates move to the Trimming areas. Night Shift is payable at £7.83ph plus 60p per hour. Night Shift Trimming is enhanced by a further £1.00 per hour when in the Trimming areas. This Company offers a fantastic and clean working environment with a friendly team and free car parking. For more information please telephone the Morson East Anglia team on 01728 832862.