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Quality Engineering Placement

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About Textron Specialized Vehicles

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, and ground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under the E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Bad Boy®, TUG™ and Douglas™ brands; Its vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.

About Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training.

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Opportunity

We are looking for a student to start in the summer who can demonstrate a really strong desire to succeed in a quality and engineering environment. The Quality Engineering student will support he Company's quality efforts by working with internal customers to resolve quality-related issues and ensure customer satisfaction on whole goods. The successful candidate will work with shop floor personnel to identify and resolve quality and productivity issues. Under the direction of their supervisor, you will be responsible for performing inspection or auditing of finished assembled units, kits, purchased parts and accessories to determine conformity to specifications.

The projects/tasks will be varied, allowing you to gain a broad understanding of the function. They will include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs product or process troubleshooting as necessary, assist direct personnel with same. Interfaces with Design Engineering, Quality Engineering, Purchasing or other groups on issues pertaining to product acceptance or rejection
  • Enters data into computer database in Oracle, Excel or other data collection software as necessary
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Communicate well with others and work in a manner to support a team environment
  • Assists in the analysis and disposition of non-conforming material - including administering & follow-up of Corrective Actions, and repeat issues
  • Observe and analyse current methods, processes and make recommendations to bring about improved process/product quality, work simplification and cost reduction
  • Using input from field data/customers and internal non-conforming material as well as other pertinent sources regarding product quality, develops and implements plans to control and monitor quality improvements
  • Provides assistance to the factory to improve quality and increase productivity
  • Works with plant resources to meet monthly and annual key metrics.

Qualifications

  • You should be enrolled in an Engineering related degree that offers a placement year opportunity
  • Knowledge of materials related to manufacturing processes, assembly, testing and inspection is advantageous
  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Benefits

Competitive salary, 25 days' annual leave plus Bank Holidays, Free Parking, Pension Scheme (max Company contribution is 6%), Life Assurance x4 of your annual salary if contributing in the pension scheme.

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Job ID Number: 273822
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £20,000 per annum + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Suffolk
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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