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Junior Quality Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: November 18th, 2020

Junior Quality Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Position Overview:

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to race teams and OEM’s around the world. It is Multimatic's Centre of Excellence for the ongoing design, development and implementation of DSSV® Damping Technology, and has established a strong relationship with key international Motorsports organizations. MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

Facility Address:

MTCE, Unit 1, Wyatt Way, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1HJ


The Junior Quality Engineer will support all aspects of supply chain development including selection, trials and launch activity working in close liaison with the Programme; Quality and Supply Chain Managers. You will visit and interface directly with suppliers and customers supporting root cause analysis and corrective actions and play an active role in the APQP process for NPI.


  1. Management of supply base quality activities for programmes ensuring both proactive and reactive actions are in place to assure on time delivery of approved parts for Manufacturing.
  2. Process Audit/Assessment
  • Carry out internal process audits in support of new and existing manufacturing projects.
  • Support continuous improvement and problem resolution processes.
  1. Supplier Audit/Assessment:
  • Ensure supplier audit/site assessments conducted against Plan for Series Production and Projects
  • Drive resolution of open issues raised by team.
  1. New Part Introduction and Supplier Preparation:
  • Develop Quality Planning (APQP / PPAP) activity plan for new projects.
  • Ensure all supplier visits completed and manage completion of actions raised.
  • Report approval status at project reviews and gateways including key issues resolution plans.
  • Management of PPAP activities, including parts readiness & part approvals.
  1. Project and Production Support:
  • Interface between MTCe Supply Chain, Programme Management, Manufacturing and Customers to ensure issues are prioritised and addressed in a timely manner.
  • Root cause analysis/Troubleshooting at suppliers to ensure continuity of supply of assured parts.
  • Coordinate control of non-conforming material and maintain defective material databases
  1. Supplier Sourcing:
  • Interface with MTCe Purchasing, Project Management and Manufacturing to ensure consistent sourcing direction and consensus.
  • Manage business relationships within the supply base.


  1. Degree or similar – Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Full clean Drivers Licence
  3. Automotive Tier 1 / OEM or SQE experience, knowledge of APQP systems & procedures
  4. Experience in driving quality improvement in the NPI process.
  5. Self-starter, able to work under own initiative.
  6. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  7. Capability to operate under pressure.
  8. Must be able to demonstrate good problem solving skills using industry standard quality tools & logical approach.

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom, (EU), hold a valid driver’s license, valid passport and be prepared to travel internationally when required.

Multimatic offers a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more at www.multimatic.com

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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