Quality Engineer

Posted 09 November 2022
Salary £35000 - £35001 per annum
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameNeil Grant

Job description

Roles & Responsibilities (main functions)

Reporting to the HSEQ Manager, the Quality Engineer will oversee the lab performance and quality management system of the site. Develop processes and implement preventative actions to ensure product meets performance requirements.

Key responsibilities will involve:
* Day to day operational running of the Quality Department
* Ensure compliance to CE standards
* Ownership of daily testing results and analysis and timescales of testing met
* Ensure bulk production matches approved terms and conditions of buyers
* Oversee the site's quality management system
* Check validity and improve process documentation
* Run analysis and CAPAs on customer complaints
* Lead and develop the internal audit programme
* Main contact for external audits with BSI, BBA and CE (SKH)
* Track and optimise testing non-conformances, B-Grade and Regrade
* Oversee laboratory and online electrical calibration systems
* Training of new staff in quality control and systems
* Assist in Research & Development trials/new product implementation
* Cover for absence of QC Technician
* Undertake additional tasks or projects as required


To fulfil this role, regular communication is essential with:

* HSEQ Manager
* QA-QC Inspector, QC Technician, Process Engineers.
* Production Operators and Area Managers
* Logistics and Warehouse

Site Expectations

* Be an active member in at least one safety star sub-committee
* Comply to site safety regulations
* Conduct regular safety walkrounds and report Near Misses
* Review SSoW before conducting any task


* Background in quality testing/checks and standards/regulations
* Basic data analysis - can identify step-changes in trends. Requires technical awareness
* Familiarity with Quality Management Systems - trained ISO-9001 auditor
* Proficient in Microsoft Office - detailed knowledge and use of Excel formulae/tools


* Technically minded - must be able to understand regulations and the site process in detail
* Data analysis and interpretation through Excel or internal trending systems - essential
* Self-motivated, open-minded, pro-active and intuitive
* High level of integrity in the data being handled within the role
* Excellent communication skills
* Comfortable working by themselves and as part of a team, and confident in escalating deficiencies * Extremely organised and efficient
* Time management - reliable, must be able to multi-task and prioritise, whilst being flexible and adapting to changes in priorities

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.