Quality Engineer (8d investigation)


Purpose of the Job:

Work with the in-service support team on problem resolution.

Communicate Quality performance.

Support the qQality department with other Quality engineering duties when requested. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead 8d investigation through to the 8thd
  • Participate in NPI activities
  • Analyse non-conformances and implement required corrective and preventative actions using
    relevant quality tools (8d).
  • Support KPI reporting for Quality and across the business.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience in Advance Quality Planning
  • Experienced in fast moving manufacturing processes.
  • Must have sound understanding of the 8d process and tools used to help establish root cause (Ishikawa, Red X, …)
  • Possess a track record of achievement within the realms of Quality Engineering
  • Ideally degree qualified or HNC with additional experience in engineering or manufacturing discipline.
  • Fully conversant with engineering and quality principles (including but not limited to SPC, Gauge R&R, DoE, sampling plans, NPI)
  • Familiar with range of measuring and inspection equipment and can interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Excellent computer skills (including but not limited to Windows, Office, MS Access/SQL)
  • Good ISO9001/TS16949 quality systems knowledge
  • Strong statistical knowledge with advanced use of statistical software such as Minitab and practical use of statistical process control


  • Work accurately with attention to detail, set an example of and promote Quality Culture through the business.
  • “Hands on” experience in shop floor.
  • Confident with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work independently and proactively.
  • Be a good team player with a willingness to be flexible and adaptable. 


We welcome applications from candidates who are also fluent in Korean, Mandarin, German as well as from candidates who have experience of working or living within these countries and cultures


Applications from candidates outside the UK will be considered. However, all offers of employment will be subject to meeting UK Right to Work legislation.


Closing date for applications:    28 March 2021