Product Quality Technician

Leamington Spa
13 May 2021
10 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Bladon MT is currently recruiting for an Experienced Product Quality Technician. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging and fast paced environment.

The Product Quality Technician (PQT) will join our dedicated team in Coventry. Our PQT's directly support our Product Quality Engineers, responsible for "cradle to grave" product quality activities.

Key Responsibilities:

NPI activities with the suppliers and Bladon MT internally
Launch activities
Ongoing support maintaining and developing of Bladon MT and supplier performance by correlating and presenting supplier, internal, customer and warranty data
Identifying and supporting VA/VE activities to maintain and improve Bladon MT's position in the world marketSpecific Tasks:

Supplier Facing Activities NPI

Support project meetings with Bladon and suppliers
Participating in cross-functional teams in the development of new products
Conduct incoming inspection in accordance with inspection plans and engineering documentation
Initiate NCIORS, communicate with suppliers to return/ replace stock
Coordinate supplier on site stock sorts
Complete all stock control activities to ensure cost recovery
Reporting supplied part status into Bladon MT project meetings
Escalating issues that impact on program deliverables
Supporting inspection and test status requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications and product approval
Storage and maintenance of supplier mater samples Supplier Facing Activities on Going

Maintain and compile supplier performance data to support supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of supplier quality issues
Coordinate supplier performance, problem solving, cost recovery
Collating and evaluating supplier quality data to support PQA Engineering Plant Quality

Promote right first-time methodologies
Supporting internal builds
Support internal quality audits, applying best practice and coordinating audit plans
Collate and analyse line performance data to support PQA Engineering
Supporting root cause analysis activities to identify internal and supplier technical issues
Maintenance of process control documentation when changes are need after product or process changes are made or when internal or external non-conformances drive changes
Creating and maintaining a highly visual communication and feedback loop - Quality Alert system to ensure high levels of communication and awareness are achieved
Collate and analyse internal Quality performance as detailed in Bladon MT site metrics to support PQA Engineering
Respond to and work cross functionally to resolve reported customer technical issues - early life failures and warranty to positively impact performance trends and prevent repeat issuesKeywords: Product Quality Technician | Lean | 8D | Ishikawa | FMEA | Quality | Engineering | SAP | Audit | HNC | ISO9001 | Quality Assurance | PQA Engineering | MS Office | Analysis | Document Control | Data | Reporting


8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday incl. Bank Holidays

Additional Information

Nb. The company is in the process of moving into our new high-tech facility in Leamington Spa, CV34 6NG.

Essential Skills

Experience in automotive or aerospace Quality Assurance Engineering
Preferably qualified to HNC level within a related Engineering discipline (Mechanical /Electrical.)
An understanding of 1 or more of the following; casting, pressing, harnesses, electronics
Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt preferred
Understanding of 8D, 5 why Ishikawa, is/ is not
Basic understanding of ISO9001, preferably internal auditor trained
Understanding of Process Flow, Control Plan Process FMEA
Highly developed written and oral communication skills
Proven interpersonal skills, with the ability to support a cross functional team where required
Able to read Engineering Drawings
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Basic understanding of SAP, good understanding of Microsoft Office
Innovative approach to problem solvingIf you believe you have the skills and experience to excel within this role, please apply directly with your up-to-date CV and details of your current package.

About Company

Bladon MT is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production