Scope and Authority

The Quality Engineer provides factual and focus support to the Supply Chain organization in relation to the improvement and assurance of the quality of processes, products and services.

Main Tasks

Organizational tasks

  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the quality policy
  • Coordinating the agreement and application of quality-related methods and tools
  • The development, agreement, and organization of quality control plans with the aim of mitigating the risk of non-conformities in process
  • Communicating and explaining the quality system within the organization and outside the organization (i.e., to suppliers) when required
  • Motivating, encouraging, coaching, and influencing new behavioral patterns enhancing the quality culture within Marel

Operational tasks

  • Identifying, handling, and coordinating containment actions after articles have been produced either internally or externally that do not comply with the specifications
  • Coordinating and driving where needed the Root cause Analysis (Corrective and preventive action) for non-conforming processes, parts and machine failure
  • Initiates feed-back loop for internal lesson learned (L.L.) and follow up on service engineering reported fixes (external L.L.)
  • The definition, follow-up and follow through of action plans within the internal organisation with the target of reducing the cost of non-quality
  • Analyzing and interpreting data, and using the data to identify improvement opportunities and to formulate concrete improvement projects
  • Supervising and carrying out product and process audits (both internal and external)
  • Development and drawing up of reports, methods, and resource specifications in consultation with the Quality Manager
  • Development and agreement of rating and development systems, for both internal and external use, for the areas of organization, processes, and products
  • Management of data and databases in relation to quality
  • Monitoring the standard of the quality level, amongst other things by tracking trends, etc.

Continuous Improvement

  • Coordination, agreement, and drawing up of: problem definitions, cause analyses, containment, and corrective and preventative actions
  • Initiation of, and participation in and/or leading of improvement projects and initiatives
  • Initiation, agreement, and organization of improved working methods

Skills and Abilities

  • Deciding and initiating action; Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people; takes initiative, is self-confident and works under own direction; initiates and generates activity
  • Working with people; Listens and supports others; consults others and shares information and expertise with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict
  • Adhering to principle and values: Demonstrates integrity; builds diverse teams
  • Applying expertise and technology: Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise; uses technology to achieve work objectives; develops job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development; demonstrates and understands of different organizational departments and functions; shares knowledge and expertise with others
  • Analyzing: Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis; demonstrates and understands of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system
  • Creating and innovating: Produces new ideas, approaches and insights; creates innovative products or designs; produces a range of solutions to problems
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations; Sets high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves project goals

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent vocational experience
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of products, processes, and logistical concepts in a technical production environment;
  • Masters Root Cause Analysis methods (8d/5Why’s/4M etc.)
  • Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma qualifications are preferred
  • Knowledge of logistical, production, and assembly processes
  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal, as well as local language
  • Comfort with working in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage

: This is a 3 month temporary assignment

Commitment to Global Safety

As a Marel employee you are expected to respect internal rules and actively contribute to the delivery of the corporate Safety policy and guidance to ensure Marel is a safe place to work.

Marel Vision and Values

In partnership with our customers we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Marel’s core values are: Unity, Innovation and Excellence.