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Quality Engineer

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If you're looking to join a company with a dynamic vision for the future, set your sights on a challenging career with Nikon Metrology. We develop a wide range of measurement systems for dimensional quality control deployed worldwide in automotive, aerospace, and other manufacturing industries. Nikon Metrology has 10 offices and production sites in 8 countries.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of this role is to monitor and improve supplier and production non-conformity rates, by developing suppliers through feeding back non-conformances, new product introduction, first article inspection results and audits.

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Conducting, reporting and managing Internal/Supplier Audits and management of closing audit actions
  • Reporting, Managing and driving improvements through: Root Cause Analysis, Correction and Corrective action for Customer, Production and Supplier non-conformances
  • Supporting performance reviews with Customer, Supplier and Production data
  • Identification and deployment of inspection and test plans with suppliers and production.
  • Conduct NPI with Production and Suppliers
  • Review, assess and approve Production build reports/Supplier First Article Inspection Reports
  • Review and approve Internal/Supplier and Customer Concessions

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Degree/HNC/HND Mechanical/Electrical/Production Engineering
  • Lead Auditor ISO9001 or equivalent

Desirable

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within a Electro/Mechanical Environment
  • New Product Introduction
  • ISO9001
  • ISO14001
  • Problem Solving Techniques such as 8D/5Why’s/Fish Bone
  • Ability to prioritise and manage conflicting workloads
  • Ability to work independently and within a cross-functional team

 

COMPETENCIES

Functional competencies

  • Ability to generate technical reports
  • Conduct internal and external audits including reporting
  • Demonstrate a base knowledge to understand complex drawings & schematics
  • Ability to understand problems and devise correction plans
  • Ability to co-ordination skills 
  • Demonstrate a hand on approach to problem solving
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Works with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Exhibit clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Seeks and delivers on-going improvements
  • A proven track record of reduction in non-conformity rates through supplier improvement

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The role is office based, however time will be spent on the shop floor, investigating problems, visiting suppliers to resolve manufacturing issues and conducting supplier audits.

 

Why Nikon Metrology?

At Nikon Metrology, our success is achieved by our employees. Clearly defined common goals, objectives, and priorities, create a foundation to work with pride and confidence. Our employees highly value the supportive and collaborative working environment and we share our passion for technology and innovation. The global Nikon talent programme, will support you to fulfil your potential.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and your curriculum vitae to jayne.bennett@nikon.com

 

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