Job: Quality Engineer

Title Quality Engineer
Ref Number SA323
Salary £35K – £40K
Location UK South East
Position Quality Engineer
The Company

The Company is a world class organisation with offices all aroung the globe and is committed to providing excellence in customer service, offering full sales and service support. By combining global expertise with local support, they deliver a complete package of product and service that ensures customers improve output quality, maintain plant & process safety, and meet legislative requirements.

The Company is dedicated to the design and manufacture of high performance, reliable gas analysing solutions. They are committed to continuous investment in innovation, technology leadership and the incorporation of best practises across all business activities.

The Role

The key purpose of this role is to establish effective and continuosly improving manufacturing processes for a range of complex and specialist gas sensors. You will adopt a supportive position in the development of a high performing product quality team who skillfully apply quality management techniques, such as quality briefings, structured problem solving techniques (8D) & SixSigma methodology.

The position also plays a key role in NPI projects through developing & defining effective CTQs parameters, control plans and SOPS for all new products.


Principle Responsibilities will be to:

Support analyser production in development and maintenance of yield metrics. Investigate sources of yield loss and key process variation to root cause. Drive/facilitate yield issue 8D investigations and corrective actions to continuously improve the control and effectiveness of manufacturing processes. Perform regular audits to ensure high levels of compliance to known procedures and good practices.

Support production in investigating sources of scrap loss to root cause. Crive . facilitate scrap issue 8D investigations and corrective actions.

Actively participate in the Team VM board meetings to lead and represent the “Quality first” agenda for the manufacturing group on behalf of the Head of Quality, nurturing the culture & spirit of continuous improvement every minute, every day.

Support the BUs in developing effective manufacturing process controls for new products and product varaiants. Champion the development of world class manufacturing quality systems for these products as part of the NPI team.

Support CFS manager in effective containment actions to protect the customer together with 8D investigations and effective preventive actions related to manufacturing-based errors reported by customers or regional offices.


Ideally, you will be:

Degree qualified or equivalent

Minimum 5 years in technical Quality Engineering role.

Minimum 5 years in ISO/QS9000 / TS16949

8D problem solving (or equivalent)

SixSigma qualification is desirable.


£35K – £40K salary is on offer.

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