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Senior Quality Engineer - Electrical

North East England
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Competitive Salary
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main)
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Overall Job Purpose:
To manage, lead and coordinate activities relating to both the Quality Management system and the Quality Control of product manufactured within the Electrak (Power Distribution, Wiring Devices) and Legrand (Cable Management) sites.

Key Duties:

1. Manage and oversee all work relating to the UK Quality team.
2. Manage and maintain the Company’s quality inspection and product release programs for
incoming and in-process materials and components, processes and finished goods.
3. Ensuring at all times compliance with national and international standards and legislation.
4. Responsible for the completion of internal ISO9001 Audits across all sites.
5. Produce and communicate quality procedures to Shop Floor employees.
6. Provide training to Shop Floor employees when a change of quality takes effect/including new
7. Setting KPI compliance objectives and ensuring that targets are achieved (departmental and
overall Company).
8. Monitoring performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports, for the
reporting in the Monthly Manufacturing meeting.
9. Participate in the Monthly Manufacturing Meeting and Bi monthly OPS meetings.
10. Promoting quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization.
11. Effectively interact with Production and Development teams to maintain product supply and
help introduce new products.
12. Setting up and maintaining controls and documentation procedures.
13. Co-ordination of Quality Control
- Production audits
- Inspection Documentation
- * Process Documentation
- * PCD’s & SOP’s
- Finished Product Audits (manufactured), including management of third party audits
- Generation of CofCs as required
- Despatch Audits (from Consett & Scarborough), as and when requested
- Quality Control Data Analysis & Statistics
- Significant Production issues for Consett & Scarborough reported at Production meeting
14. Calibration (manage all at Consett & Scarborough)
- Mechanical
- Electrical
- Sub-contracted
15. Scrap & reject (all sites)
- Analysis
- Reporting
16. Supplier QC (components and materials for Consett & Scarborough production)
- Contribute to Supplier Quality Plans
- Parts Approval
- Goods-in inspection
- SPQR & IRN generation/management
- Line Support
17. Investigation of customer complaints for all UK manufactured product and factored product
from Legrand subsidiaries and report preparation relating to this.
18. Organisation and management of external audit bodies. BVQI, Intertek etc
19. Any other reasonable duties, as directed by the Manufacturing and Logistics Director.
20. Abide by the Legrand Core Values and Code of Ethics and strive to meet and
exceed the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitments.

Job Competencies/Key Skills:

1. A HNC in Quality systems is essential.
2. Previous experience in a technical domain, within an industrial sector is essential.
3. Electrical qualification would be an advantage (Level 4 (Diploma, HND, HNC) or even level 3 (A level).
4. Knowledge of electrical distribution products is mandatory.
5. A thorough understanding of Quality Control systems.
6. An understanding of processes involved in manufacture of Power products, sheet metal fabrication and hot dip galvanisation would be an advantage.
7. Excellent analytical skills.
8. Previous Management experience is essential.
9. A practical hands-on approach to problem solving is required.
10. Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with all levels of staff, including external clients.
11. The ability to work well in a demanding environment.
12. Able to work within multifunctional teams, but also able to work effectively alone.
13. A working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word packages is required.
14. Attention to detail is required at all times.
15. To ensure discretion at all times.
16. Excellent analytical skills are required to give balanced well considered decisions/advice/solutions.
17. Engage and enthuse others to work towards a common goal.
18. The role will require regular travel to visit other sites in the UK and occasionally abroad.
19. Driving licence essential.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
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Contact: Baljit

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