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salary £24.00  to: £24.00   Hourly
location Not Specified, Bedfordshire

Job Description

RLE International is working on behalf of their Cranfield, Bedfordshire based Client, whom are currently looking for a Design Quality Engineer to support and join their expanding team

Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.

We are positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe, and we need your help to get there.

Design Quality Engineer

Support NLX department responsible for leading, driving and supporting continuous quality enhancements for vehicles to ensure highest possible level of customer satisfaction. The Design Quality Engineer role has huge influence on quality through utilisation of experience and enthusiasm to enable, engage and support quality improvement activity. Role includes global and cross functional communication.

Current model - to create and manage plans to assist Design in meeting our warranty, dissatisfaction, durability, breakdown targets, supporting technically to deliver sound solutions.

New model - to support new vehicle programmes utilizing best practice from previous developments along with ensuring consistent application

Key role as design quality engineer is maintain quality master list status and proactively progress each concern through:

Organising regular reviews, capturing discussion and issuing clear actions.

Adding value to technical reviews by applying design engineering principles to make clear:

Concern definition

Target performance

Investigation method

Root cause

Analysis market claim data and making a simplified summary to make clear to design team the concern, phenomena, customer and business impact.

Prepare and present regular status reports and scorecards

Conduct Newness Assessment audit to ensure correct R&D process has been followed.

Cross functional communication involving design, test, marketability, market quality and plant departments.

travel requirements: occasional plant, supplier and dealer visits may be required (expected less than 4 per year)



HND or Bachelor''s Degree (or equivalent)

Experience in OEM design and/or test

Proven quality, customer focused mind-set

Strong data analysis skills and manipulation know-how (Excel skills)

Experience of mass production techniques.

Able to demonstrate evidence of working individually to a given brief on own initiative whilst delivering and reporting to a matrix management.

Practiced in using quality tools such as fault tree analysis, 5 why''s, KT analysis, Weibull analysis and carrying out root cause analysis

Strong communication skills

Understands and familiar in the use of the PDCA cycle (Plan Do Check Action)

Comfortable representing the department in internal meetings and occasionally with suppliers

Evidence of chairing technical meetings to progress and resolve market issues.

Able to work productively with colleagues of different nationalities

Applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Additional Information

Working from home until it is safe to return to the office - Based in Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Free on-site parking

24.00per hour PAYE, Paid overtime at 1.5 x hourly PAYE rate (36.00)

Subsidised on-site restaurant

Working hours Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm,

Fri 8am-1:20pm

Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship to work in the UK, my client cannot offer sponsorship, and your application will be automatically declined.


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