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Cummins Inc. Quality Engineer in Daventry, United Kingdom

Quality Engineer


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Power Systems Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Daventry for a Quality Engineer.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • You will provide strong leadership and direction to a team of Quality Technicians in our Supplier Quality department.

  • You will facilitate and lead daily meetings to assess work flow and to set priorities.

  • You and your technical team will communicate with suppliers and Cummins engineers situated globally to quickly resolve quality issues.

  • You will manage Supplier quality issue containment activities and rectification planning.

  • You will lead proactive and continuous improvement quality initiatives – process audits, continuous improvement & other quality related tools, following the 6 Sigma framework.

  • The team will support PPAP activities when internal suppliers make any changes.

  • As team leader, you will be responsible for applicable systems related to plant support quality requirements, supplier corrective action requests, material non-conforming reports and other actions needed to support the plant.

  • You will oversee the communication and escalation of SQP (Serious Quality Problem) issues.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Team leadership experience

  • Excellent prioritisation skills, to enable you and others to effectively manage time and output.

  • Familiarity with standard engineering product quality tools and processes – APQP, AIAG, FMEA, FTA

  • Previous exposure to geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Excellent Microsoft skills – Advanced Excel use for Quality data reporting and analysis.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Bachelors degree in an engineering-related discipline

  • OR equivalent vocational qualifications

  • OR equivalent work experience in a relevant Quality Engineering field.

Compensation and Benefits

  • A base salary of £30-36,000 (dependent on experience)

  • Annual Variable compensation

  • Healthshield to assist with costs of opticians, dentist, physiotherapist etc

  • Pension (Cummins contributions up to 7%)

  • 25 days holiday (22 elective and 3 non-elective days at Christmas) plus statutory holidays

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Daventry, Cummins Co Ltd

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 3, 2019, 8:56:45 AM

Unposting Date Jul 3, 2019, 5:59:00 PM

Req ID: 19000276