SQA Senior Engineer - Lineside Support

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Location: Woking, GB

At McLaren Automotive our vision is not only to become the iconic sports car manufacturer but also to deliver breath-taking, iconic and innovative new technology to the automotive industry.

We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our mission to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.

 

McLaren SQA Senior Engineer

 

Purpose of the Role:

  • Reporting to the SQA Manager, responsible for all aspects of new product introduction and maintaining a stable quality level in series for supplied parts to McLaren road cars.
  •  Provides Organisational and Technical support for new SQA Engineers.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Purchased New Part Product Quality & Capacity for a specific area of the vehicle.
  • Drive the assigned Suppliers to ensure components achieve/exceed the required quality level specified.
  • Ensure all Concern investigation (8D) and QCR’s are resolved on time for Series production parts within the Commodity Group.
  • Conduct New Product introduction & Process verification audits
  • Drive the development of supplier processes to BIC standards at supplier locations.
  • Support production preparation using the Supplier Capacity Verification process to ensure smooth production ramp-up and maintain stability in series production.
  • Manage and control up front quality planning within the supply base through effective APQP deployment and monitoring.
  • Manage and Control on time approval of production parts and processes (PPAP) for components.
  • Drive Implementation and management of part and process improvement activities.
  • Development and achievement of KPIs
  • Lead Project status and Management report provision as required.
  • Track Supplier on time delivery of TS16949 achievement plans.
  • Create and Maintain Personal development plans and training plans (including Co-Workers).
  • Provide Stand in support for SQA Manager as required. 

 

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of Automotive Quality/Manufacturing in OEM or tier one, including some new model and series experience in a QA related position
  • Understand and have experience approving parts using PPAP
  • Understands TS16949 requirements.
  • Experienced in project management reporting within an APQP or similar framework
  • Experience of building close working relationships internally and with suppliers
  • Experience of using problem solving techniques in a production environment (eg 8D, 5 Why)
  • Understanding of lean techniques to support problem solving.
  • IT literate (competent user of MS products e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Previous Catia V5 experience and working knowledge of GD&T
  • Supervisory experience would also be an advantage 

 

Qualifications

  • Engineering/Automotive Degree or similar 

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly motivated, team player who can lead by example
  • Good communication skills to deal with people of all levels
  • Well organised and delivery focused, with a demonstrable track record of on-time delivery in a high-pressure environment
  • A fast learner
  • Flexibility in terms work patterns and travel

 

Capable of representing a world class automotive brand  

If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of processes and technologies and have an entrepreneurial mind-set, join us at the heart of an exciting journey apply now to be part of cutting edge pioneering projects .

 

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