Quality Engineer

Location County Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension, benefits
Published about 1 year ago
Contact Patrick Moore
Job Ref PM191

Job Description

Quality Engineer

Location: County Antrim

Salary: £25-30k plus excellent benefits package

Grafton recruitment has been retained to recruit a Quality Engineer for a global, leading manufacturing firm based in County Antrim. The company is recognised globally for their expertise in a highly technical area. They are also widely known as an exceptional local employer.

The role

Reporting to: Assistant Quality Manager

  • To support the QA team in the achievement of departmental goals and objectives


The key tasks for the Quality Engineer will include:

  • External and internal defect review, analysis, reporting and improvement
  • Maintain customer relationship via ongoing liaison, support and complaint resolution
  • Facilitate timely response to open customer issues, ensure internal and external documentation is produced and maintained in response
  • Perform follow up work on corrective actions, including documentation of corrective procedures
  • Support continuous improvement activities e.g. 8D reviews, corrective action plans, Kaizen events
  • Provide technical and problem solving advice regarding materials and production systems
  • Supplier/sub-contractor management (certification, audits, performance management)
  • Works closely with QA team and internal customers to maintain ISO compliance standards
  • Preparation of inspection plans, quality standards and creation of CMM programs
  • Statistical analysis of product characteristics
  • Keep management informed of customer / subcontractor requirements and expectations
  • Support new product launches, including preparation of PPAP documentation
  • Travel to customer and subcontractor facilities as required
  • Ensure compliance with the Company health, safety and environmental policies and management systems

Essential criteria

  • Degree educated in an engineering/technical discipline.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of PFMEA, control plans and measurement system analysis
  • Experience of statistical process control
  • Experience in the application of problem solving techniques

For more information please contact Patrick Moore on 02890 323333