Quality Engineer, Durban

Last update 2024-06-17
Expires 2024-07-17
ID #2110498471
Quality Engineer, Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified April 10, 2024


To monitor the plant’s activities and to maintain the product, process, quality and system to agreed standards through facilitation of improvements and audits. The position reports to the Technical Manager.

Minimum Requirements:
Recognised Qualification in Quality Management.
National Diploma / Technical Qualification (Mechanical, Industrial & Chemical Engineering).
Formal training in Quality Management Principles (ISO 9001:2015, 14001; IATF 16949:2016).
Formal Training in auditing techniques (ISO Internal Auditor, Process Auditor, System Auditor or Product Auditor).
Minimum 5 years working experience in Quality department using IATF 16949.
Tier 1 – OEM Automotive manufacturing experience.
Experience in writing procedure and compiling monthly reports.
Experience in using roots cause analyses tools.
Clear understanding of ISIR / PPAP, VDA 6.3 and IATF 16949:2016 and Auditing.

System and Process Compliance:
Assist in maintain an integrated quality system structure within BRMP (Business Risk Management Programme) management structure.
Perform audit of the systems, processes and products on site to a defined audit schedule.
Continually monitor the adherence to optimum process setting and controls, targeting.
Demonstrate an understanding of APQP; PPAP; MSA; Control Plans; PFMEA (Core Tools) Continual

Risk Management:
Facilitate action teams and improvement programs to continually improve on identified risk.
Ensure that safety, environmental and quality standards are maintained at all times through random auditing of various standard and requirements at set intervals to set format.

Information Managements and direction focus:
Ensure data collection and analyses of data trends and force areas for improvement drives.
Circulate data and management reports to share information on focus areas and needs for improvement.
Evaluate daily and report on the Customer performance systems of any concerns raised.
Control all quality-related documentation in the plant and approvals to customers. Included will be new products and Projects.
Ensure development and direction to the Quality Technicians and where applicable ensure discipline and adherence of processes by Quality team and sub-ordinates.

Management of Quality at Source:
Continually Improve upon the effective use of quality tools available to assist with improvement drives on the shop floor, at source
Continually Monitor, Measure and Trend the Performances within the plant to highlight and reduce risks and concerns
Maintain Quality Registers, distribution matrices and relevant boundary samples.
Development and operation of Quality control systems.
Application and analysis of testing and inspection procedure.
Ability to use metrology and statistical methods to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices.
Familiarity with Quality cost concept and techniques.
Understand and familiarity with product quality.
Knowledge and familiarity with the industry

Business Management:
Continually measure, monitor and provide improvement plans for improving business systems efficiency and cost reduction programs at the plant.
Maintain strong relationships with both suppliers and customers.
Coordinate the creation and implementation of a set of quality-related training modules for various levels of competency in quality tools and techniques for use as continual improvement tools at the tools.

Customer Relations:
Attend to customer queries and resolve accordingly.
Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction with regards to quality concerns that may arise.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Quality engineer

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