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APQP Quality Engineer

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Clwyd, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
MPI have requirements for APQP Quality Engineers for permanent roles

Based in Wrexham

The rate of pay is negotiable dependant on experience from £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

Position Summary

APQP Quality Engineer

Full Time Permanent Contract

39 hours per week.

Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.The role of the APQP Quality Engineer is to manage the development of quality activities to obtain reliable products on time with the required quality, manufactured with capable means and processes, using validated suppliers to meet the customer & internal requirements and deadlines.

Perks and Benefits

Competitive salary

Company pension plan

Positive work-life balance

On site bonus scheme

Excellent career progression opportunities

Commitment to professional growth and generous learning budget

Gym membership and other employee discounts

Employee advantages scheme

Long Service Awards

Occupational Health and ergonomics focused

Extended paid Holiday Entitlement

Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

APQP support – Management of all quality related tasks through to PPAP Submission

Control Plans definition and execution

Validation Plans definition and execution

Control Means definition and approval

Process Validation

Liaise with Internal Stakeholders / Customers on new projects that invoke APQP.

PPAP submissions to customers

CAD & Drawing reviews

Capability analysis of all new products/processes including methods of measurement

Position Requirements


HND / Degree in engineering/related technical subject, or experience in a similar role


Similar experience in Quality Engineering or similar role within an aerospace production or automotive environment

Key Competencies:

Quality control

Knowledge of AS9100 Rev D requirements

Knowledge of AS9145 / APQP (Desirable)

Root cause and corrective action / Practical Problem Solving methodologies

Employee training

Data analysis

Presentation at all levels


Control Plans

Process flows

Validation Plans

Control Means


Process Validation

Statistical Process Control, CPk / Ppk

Measurement Systems Analysis / Gauge R&R

Production Part Approval Process

Advance Customer Quality Specific Requirements (AS9145 Desirable)

Understanding GD&T

Product/Process Audits

Problem solving tools 8D, 5Y’s

Dimensional reports – CMM / Faro / Surface finish / Manual methods

Understanding of Six sigma would be beneficial

Understanding of Engineering/ Process specifications

Understanding of Material & Performance Test Results

Machining and Treatments experience beneficial

Good verbal and written communication skills at all levels

Strong numeracy and literacy skills

Strong skills using Microsoft Office applications

Strong problem solving skills


Work well under pressure

Prioritise tasks effectively

Use initiative

Interpret engineering reference documentation, including standards and drawings

Personal Attributes:



Strong quality focus

Reference: 210394123