Cummins Inc. Senior Quality Engineer - Test in Daventry, United Kingdom

Senior Quality Engineer - Test


Senior Quality Engineer – Test

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.

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Our Components 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 Senior Quality Engineer

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

Applies the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of the manufacturing and installation operations of the organization.

Responsible for applicable systems related to plant customer issues such as corrective action requests, supplier corrective action requests, nonconforming material reports, etc.

Leads containment activities.

Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects, and ensures continual improvement in process and product design.

Ensures products and process development meet quality standards.

Identifies problems, prioritizes actions, leads or participates in Six Sigma projects.

Participates in change management activities by verifying products and processes, developing key measures, analysing data for decision support, and presenting results to plant leadership.

Leads audits of processes and quality systems.

Works with purchasing to improve the quality of purchased parts.

Serves as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.

May coach and mentor less experienced quality engineers


Skills and Experience Required:

Communication - Written And Verbal - Effectively expresses messages and ideas in a clear, organized and relevant manner for a variety of audiences.

Problem Solving And Quality Improvement - Problem Solving and Improvement approaches, including understanding of tools/process type and selection, plus Corrective and Preventive Action processes.

Product Or Service Familiarization - Understanding of the product line or services of the specific business of which the person is a part (i.e., plant, performance cell, etc).

Quality System Development, Implementation And Verification - Identify and integrate common elements such as design and process control, management responsibility, document control etc. Quality auditing planning, preparation and execution.

Supervise Test Quality Engineers and Technicians as required.

Track and monitor KPI on Test Quality

Set priorities for Test team and support Quality Strategy set by senior management

Lead proactive Quality initiatives – continuous improvement & projects

Lead and Support Test Quality Team in resolution of complex test related failures

Work cross functionally with engineering groups to drive robust process controls for the build and test of Engines and Gensets

Support and manage reactive test quality issues using structured corrective action approach when dealing with Supplier and Plant Issues

Work with department managers to set and monitor KPI and push cross functional issue resolutions

Work with SQIE & Purchasing to improve the current supply base

Plan and execute Daventry Plant engine emissions compliance and Acoustic CE testing on Enclosed Gensets

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in required.


Compensation and Benefits

Salary £37,351 - £45,650 (dependent on experience)

8% Variable bonus

Cummins Pension


Cummins rewards

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 Jan 2, 2019, 4:24:26 AM

Unposting Date Feb 1, 2019, 6:59:00 PM

Req ID: 180005EV