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QLTY & RELIABILITY ENGINEER

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

 

As a Quality and Reliability Engineer, you will cover a specific Value Stream (Wire & cable) to ensure products comply with the company and industry standard, codes and specifications. You will design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components.

 

  • Location : Swindon UK
  • Salary : DOE

What your background should look like:

  • Ideally Degree or HNC in either Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Quality Assurance
  • 3- 5 years’ experience as Quality or Engineering role in Manufacturing ,aerospace, military or automotive environment.
  • Preferable knowledge of Wire & Cable production (including material extrusion)
  • Technical by nature with a practical hands-on approach, with ability to read many types of technical drawings and specifications
  • Experience of quality planning and implementation of quality tools (Histogram, Pareto, MSA, PFMEA, Controls plans)
  • Problem solving skills using 8D methods (3x5-Why, Is-Is Not, Ishikawa diagrams and similar assessment tools) 
  • Strong knowledge of ISO9001 or AS9100 or IATF16949 in process compliance and with experience in conducting quality system audits
  • Product/process validation through known approval systems/processes (FAI, PPAP, APQP)
  • Strong team spirit, ability to influence and drive cross functional teamwork, ability to work well with internal and external customers, and with other cultures
  • Organised with high degree of motivation and self-initiative, managing multiple tasks and adapting to changing priorities. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Drive customer experience initiatives and act as lead for escalated or high impact customer events and formal customer improvement programs. 
  • Assess and deliver on customer specific quality requirements (KPI’s, complaint processing times, approval requirements).
  • Conduct periodic evaluation of TE Customer quality performance: specific focus on number of Customer complaints, defective measure, complaint response times, quality of 8D reports.
  • Communicate customer requirements within the TE functions to ensure compliance by providing training, support and organise regular reviews with Swindon site.
  • Negotiate with team, deviations and concessions with the customer where required and provide documentation to allow sign-off.
  • Customer quality complaint handling – Using a ‘TEam’ approach.Drive cross functional teams to conduct 8D responses including cause analysis, corrective actions, preventative measures and validation of effectiveness for implementation of cost-effective solutions. Adhere to complaint handling timelines. 
  • Ensure the applicability of current quality policies, procedures, and objectives, staying informed about the latest updates / modifications related to relevant standards and regulations.
  • Develop and implement world class quality processes in the Quality System, in support of business requirements. Identify, initiate, and optimise internal processes and procedures to improve scrap reduction and working efficiency.
  • Support external 3rd party Certification Body (CB) audits and internal audit program ensuring effective close out of any Non-Conformances and Opportunities for Improvement
  • Provide support on New Product Introduction. Implementation through to completion (final product approval).
  • Lead and/or support Value Stream Change Management activity. Support and ensure adherence to procedure
  • Supporting Scrap Reduction Initiatives and promote “Zero Defect” mentality within the plant using proactive tools such as Lean (TEOA), Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, Advance Product and Quality Planning (APQP) Statistical Process control (SPC) and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Be an active participant and advocate of the TE Connectivity’s Lean methodology (TEOA), Interact with cross-functional team members. Identify gaps and opportunities and drive continuous improvement throughout the plant
  • Reporting of relevant site required Key Quality KPIs on requested frequency basis
  • Conduct applicable on-site Quality training. Mandatory and developed.
  • Communicate and support Incoming Quality (IQE) / Supplier Development (SDE) personnel to coordinate inspection and action of non-conforming supplied products within Value Stream.
  • Must be able to work under flexible working schedules which may include extended working hours as required.
  • Ability to travel to customers, factories and/or supplier locations as needed (estimated to be less than 10%).
     

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups

Location: 

SWINDON, SWD, GB, SN3 5HH

City:  SWINDON
State:  SWD
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  92674
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology


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