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Vacature Quality Engineer


Functieomschrijving Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Goal of the function
Monitors and drive quality and compliance in his/her unit to reduce cost-of-non-quality and to improve lean operations

The quality engineer is part of the Q&R organization and reports into the manager quality assurance engineering

Key areas of responsibility

  • Setup and drive the quality improvement plan for his unit, in such a way that it actively contributes to a “Lean and compliant” roadmap and the quality of the product (internally as well as externally) improves.
  • Taking charge and participate in multidisciplinary (DMAIC) improvement project with an operations scope or within own unit.
  • Proactively participate in daily direction of “own” unit (MRB/Q-Gemba, operational control)
  • Structural managing of product quality in “own” unit(s) (4BL approach)
  • Maintaining and improving of used Quality tools and techniques
  • Performs audits in the unit on applicable procedures, regulations and instructions. (weekly assessments)
  • Proposes corrective measures for the audit findings in “own” unit and follows progress Stimulates and implements 6-sigma tools: CTQ’s, FMEA’s Control-plan, PPAP, CpK’s , run-charts, 5S etc.
  • Checks corrective and preventive measures that have been taken in SAP QM and closes the Quality notification.
  • Reviews and approves DHR before final release
  • Reviews and approves DMR and DHF before release
  • Supports timely and correct closure of CAPA’s and ensures compliancy in his unit
  • Monitoring of Quality of incoming goods, and the improvement of those goods


  • Colleagues from the operational team together (cross-functional) to manage the unit: Unit engineer, procurement, unit manager, shop floor controller, engineers and testers.
  • Supplier quality engineers: in case of structural problems with a supplier, should coordinate with the supplier quality engineer a remedial / escalation process started and followed.
  • Development: LCM (Life Cycle Management) and in project teams.
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Suppliers, in consultation with SQE
  • Rejection Handlers
  • Key Markets, Field service engineers, Global customer service.


Skills and competencies

  • MBO +/ HBO level (mechanics or electronics)
  • Knowledge of 6-sigma tools: CTQ's, FMEA's, Control plan, PPAP, Cpk's, run charts, 5S, etc.
  • Greenbelt (DMAIC)
  • Has a zero-defects mindset.
  • Team player
  • Analytical
  • Strong in Dutch and English in wording and writing


Are you interested in this job opportunity? Please get in contact with the Diego Sanz Lopez via d.sanzlopez@xelvin.nl or call +31(0)6 30741713



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