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Product Development Quality Engineer

Job Number:  45926
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Casting UK
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45926 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Casting UK 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TELFORD 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Cosma Casting UK is an operating unit of Magna International, one of the world’s premier global automotive suppliers.  Magna’s pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible. Cosma Casting UK has established a manufacturing facility in Telford, UK.  For this venture, we are looking for Shift Quality Engineers. Cosma Casting UK will specialise in high pressure die-casting that designs and builds medium to large aluminium die-cast automotive components. 

Key Responsibilities

The Quality Engineer is responsible for working with the suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders to lead and facilitate quality improvements and resolving issues that lead to the achievement of successful PPAP. The position will report into Senior QE and then transition into Plant Quality team during launch phase.

This role entails but is not limited to;
•    Support PPAP and launch of all programs, engineering changes & GP12 Activities (Safe Launch Process)
•    Carry out Capability studies and gauge validation (Measurement System Analysis)
•    Review component drawings and understand the application requirements for each component with dimensional studies on finished goods with road maps as required
•    Effective launch from NPI into production
•    CPMP and Business Protocol Adherence - documents to be completed as per program milestones and evidence provided for files
•    Carry out updates to Process Documentation – Standardised Work Instructions, Process Quality Records, Quality Alerts etc. 
•    Perform Quality audits as deemed necessary
•    Analyse, troubleshoot and follow up on internal and customer quality issues
•    Meet all commitments – confront and elevate issues in a timely manner
•    Provide technical and administrative support as needed
•    Implement strategies to support lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement 
•    Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant
•    Perform any other ad hoc duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Essential 
    •    Understanding of APQP process
    •    Understanding of manufacturing engineering with respect to one or more of these areas:  die casting, metal forming, automated assembly, mechanisms, tooling fixtures and gauges.
    •    Understanding of Core Quality Tools (APQP, SPC, MSA, FMEA and PPAP), Control plans/Process Flows, Root Cause Analysis/Practical Problem solving
    •    Proficient in and learning the Business Operating Systems (IATF 16949)

    •    Experience in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment preferred
    •    Knowledge of SAP or similar production systems
    •    Process knowledge (die castings, HT, CNC, Assembly operations)

Additional Information

-    Results driven with strong written and oral communication skills
-    Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
-    Able to work in a faced paced team environment
-    Effective communication skills (written and verbal) 
-    Good presentation skills
-    Self-motivated, able to initiate and follow tasks through to completion
-    Analytical with a data driven thought process
-    Motivate and assertive personality, willing to learn, seek opportunities for improvement
-    Excellent problem solving, and analytical skills combined with impeccable business judgement
-    Flexible and able to provide support to a continuous operations environment
-    Able and willing to travel and work extended hours based on customer demand and production schedule
-    Able to adapt well to change in assignments and priorities and able to adapt work methods in response to new information and changing conditions
-    Able to communicate professionally to customers and senior management 
-    Eligibility to work in the UK

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