CR/001747 Parts Quality Engineer

Location: Oxford – OX4 6NL
Job type: Contract – inside IR35 – PAYE Umbrella only
Salary: £25 – £37 per hour (depending on experience)
Duration: 12 month on rolling contract

Our client is a prestigious automotive company based in Oxford who have a new opportunity for an experienced QMT Parts Quality Engineer

Product quality always begins at source – with procurement. That’s why it takes people with an uncompromising sense of standards, an exceptional mind-set and a real feeling for quality to procure the most suitable materials for each and every part of our vehicles. But the job doesn’t just end there. In their pursuit of uncompromising quality, our teams are tasked with ensuring all the materials they source continue to drive more sustainable and efficient production methods too.

As a Parts Quality Engineer (QMT), you’ll use your manufacturing process knowledge and exceptional leadership skills to efficiently manage suppliers to achieve product and process maturity, capability and ongoing efficiency improvements
As part of a BMW multi-discipline ‘cloverleaf’ team, you will be responsible for identifying, and nominating, new suppliers. Once nominated, you will steer the supplier launch and quality departments to develop and manage the pre-serial activities in line with BMW project milestones. You will be responsible for the approval of parts quality prior to launch and in serial production
Your duties will include the management of critical supplier concerns, ensuring in series the supplier is adhering to the standards and targets defined by BMW process partners. You will be responsible for problems associated with your supplier scope, conducting root cause analysis to determine long and short term solutions in a timely manner and escalating issues as appropriate
Your expertise will enable us to uphold, and further enhance, the high quality associated with the BMW brand – as well as to work alongside global teams and strengthen your BMW network.

* Whilst not essential, an Apprenticeship and/or Degree (or equivalent) in a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering discipline would be beneficial.
* Language skills would also be an advantage to support international supplier contact.
* A strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, production quality control methods and systems, quality management systems, tools and maturation processes
* An ability to take ownership of problems and find solutions, with the confidence to make, and enforce, decisions within pressurised situations
* Proven leadership skills with the ability to steer and influence cross functional teams
* Excellent conflict management and diplomacy skills
* General IT skills (Microsoft Office) as well as Business Process IT knowledge
* If you have excellent communication skills, are flexible in your approach to work and are used to problem solving under pressure then please apply today!

Quality, Six Sigma, Automotive, Aerospace, Parts Quality, Supplier Quality, Quality Engineering


You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.

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