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Plant Production Quality Engineer level 2

Date:  24-Nov-2021
Country/Region:  ZA
City:  CAPE TOWN
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  26543

Position:

Plant Quality Engineer

Plant:

Cape Town

Reporting to:

Plant Quality Manager

 

Description:

The Plant Quality Engineer is responsible for implementing process control programs that will assure production of finished goods that meet or exceed customer-specified requirements. He/she leads continuous improvements by utilizing the appropriate quality tools and provides data analysis.

 

The main missions of the role are to:

  • Conduct multiple projects simultaneously ranging from feasibility phase to post launch quality assessment and throughout production life
  • Facilitate Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) with Engineering in conjunction with advanced quality-planning activities and monitor the status throughout production life
  • Review the Control Plan with Engineering and Production and monitor the status throughout production life
  • Develop, implement, and maintain Statistical Process Control techniques
  • Assure compliance of the documented quality system (IATF16949 / VDA 6.3) and promote consistency throughout the organization
  • Conduct investigations to determine causes of defects, make recommendations for corrective action
  • Maintain internal customer complaint log and facilitate and participate in the QRCI process
  • Instruct and train personnel in techniques and use of audit and testing devices
  • Monitor and revise quality documentation as required
  • Visit customers and suppliers when necessary. Acts as a liaison to internal customers
  • Review all production methods for compliance to quality standards and for improvement of product and quality standards
  • Perform 8QB audits and monitor corrective action implementation
  • Perform CIQ audits and monitor corrective action implementation
  • Contain parts within the plant in the event of customer rejection and dock audit rejections
  • Manage the Gauge R&R schedule and perform the studies as per schedule
  • Perform final inspection validation as per schedule
  • Draw up the inspection instructions for the TQW and Final Inspection , and revise when applicable
  • Maintain FES principles
  • Perform all responsibilities with (IATF16949 / VDA 6.3) system requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Industrial Engineering.
  • 1 or more years relevant experience in manufacturing
  • Strong analytical and proven team oriented problem solving-skills required. 
  • Strong customer satisfaction orientation.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality engineering techniques
  • Knowledge of Metrology
  • Above average communication skills and interpersonal skills
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