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Quality Engineer

Engineering Professionals
Job Type:
Stoke on Trent
Salary Description:
£36,000 - £40,000/annum
18 Jan 2024
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The purpose of this role is to identify the most important internal and external quality concerns and to determine the root cause and lead implementing a robust corrective action to prevent recurrence, the results of which will drive down the cost of poor quality, improve right first time and improve customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Identify and help rectify any unsafe practices and assist with leading indicator safety reviews. Drive a culture of support and development and zero waste through SQDCP process, improving performance to maximise KPI’s using lean tool and techniques. For undertaking audits of the management system. Develop a preventive maintenance plan, to proactively prevent / reduce breakdowns Identify defect trends that support what focus the company is best spending its time on to get the best improvement in quality performance. Assist in developing SOP’s for current and new projects. Develop control plans for products and a control plan system. Assist in quality questions for customers. Be involved in lean principles in sections such as 5S, Standard Operations, Visual Management. Lead audits in the section on time and to a high quality, identifying improvements and dates to complete actions. Report daily, weekly, and monthly on section performance in line with the KPI’s in the quality manual and at the various review meetings. Ensure any spend in the section is within budget. Identify new equipment and processes that can help to improve gross margin within the section.Manage all certification ensuring budget costs are provided annually to accounts and managed throughout the year. Assist with special projects as and when required which may be in other departments.

ISO 9001: 2005

ISO 14001

OHSA 18001 / ISO45001

Knowledge of CMM?

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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