Eaton Corporation Quality Engineer in Titchfield, United Kingdom

This position is responsible for executing the defined Strategic Quality Plan in conjunction with plant leadership. Provides quality assurance support to customers, suppliers, partners and internal manufacturing cells and participates in continuous improvement activities in targeted areas. Executes the Quality Assurance strategy to ensure product flow consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements.

Responsibilities:

Provides Quality customer interface and expertise to proactively assure requirements are understood and satisfied, including assisting in complaint resolution and root cause and corrective action determination

Supports Supply Chain Management organization relative to the collection and analysis of supplier quality data providing expertise and assists suppliers with product and process quality requirements

Executes the development, implementation, and improvement of the appropriate Quality Management Systems throughout the operation, providing advanced quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes and services

Participates in the auditing of internal Quality Systems and completes part approval documentation to assure that customer requirements are met in new or modified products and processes

Analyzes organizational quality metrics and performs periodic reviews to evaluate results and recommend action plans to close gaps at an operational level

Develops and analyzes statistical data and product/process performance to recommend and implement improvements in targeted areas

Contributes in the design and implementation of quality assurance training programs and conducts training in quality-related topics

Participates in product development and launch activities including identification of customer expectations, manufacturing and test support, reliability analysis, design reviews, evaluation of test programs, material testing.

Provides support in the way of development and evaluation of process capability, process control plans, analysis of out-of-control conditions and process audits

Develops, implements, and audits inspection and test plans, standards and acceptance criteria, and procedures/work instructions

Investigates and eliminates causes of quality problems and follows up on corrective actions

Participates in the design, procurement, maintenance, and evaluation of gages, measurement instruments, devices and test equipment

Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of problem solving methods-i.e. Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis, and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems, evaluate and complete improvement projects

  • Knowledge and understanding of Eaton’s corporate Supplier Quality Assurance requirements

  • Detailed understanding of the key phases and requirements of an effective new product development and launch methodology

  • Detailed knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration schemes and certification processes (i.e., ISO9001, ISO/TS-16949, AS9100 etc).

  • Detailed knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to process/product variability, and root cause and corrective action determination.

  • Knowledge of product and end user application/specifications, including product testing requirements. (design/process interface)

  • Thorough knowledge of gauging and basic understanding of product material properties

  • Understanding of engineering design and product reliability concepts and tool sets

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

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Job: Quality

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time