Job Title: Reliability & Maintainability Engineer
Salary: £45k - £50k
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
We are currently looking to recruit for a Quality R&M Engineer who will be responsible to define the reliability and maintainability (R&M) requirements for the product, maintain an adequate R&M program, and perform appropriate analysis and tasks to ensure the product will meet the defined requirements.
This position requires experience in developing through life-cycle R&M strategies on automotive acquisition programmes and an ability to apply and deliver R&M principles and processes to complex engineering systems.
Duties and responsibilities:
Analyze equipment design for reliability and maintainability (R&M) design aspects
Provide feed-back to the design team related to trade-offs and issues regarding R&M
Review, analysis and interpret data on selected equipment for R&M performance and determine suitability. Prepare planning documents and understand customer requirements and expectations.
Ensure quality through adherence to the Quality Systems Manual, applicable Standard Work Instructions, and other standards invoked internally or contractually.
Participate in the development of Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) plans and related analysis, co-ordinate and execute reliability/maintainability analysis.
Compilation of detailed technical data for submission to the client working within restricted timeframes and budgets.
When required supports continuous improvement activities i.e. Kaizen, 5S, Six Sigma projects, value engineering, lean manufacturing, etc.
When required lead and/or support internal/external 8D investigation to conclusion.
Identify opportunities and recommend changes that improve productivity, reduce cost, eliminate waste and improve the reliability and maintainability performance.
Act as the key interface with the Supply Chain and customer on all matters of R&M.
Generate documents and maintain records of analysis as applied to multiple complex automotive acquisition programmes
Data and document control requirements
Conduct PFMEA's & FMEA's
Knowledge in the use of six sigma tools
Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) (Excel advanced level)
Use of appropriate interpersonal style(s) and communication methods to work effectively with project teams
2/3 Year experience in Quality