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Quality Engineer

  • Location: Leicester, LE8 6LH
  • Salary: £20 - £38 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Dannielle Riley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-06-29
  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041723

Quality Engineer

I am on the lookout for a Quality Engineer to work an initial 6-month contract for our client in the nuclear industry. This role will be based in Whetstone, Leicester and the candidate must be able to obtain SC.

This role is to support the Manufacturing Quality Assurance Manager in the day-to-day running of the Production Facilities, ensuring delivered product meets the customer requirements for Quality, Cost and On Time Delivery.  This will be realised through an audit programme, documentation review and clearance, supporting lean initiatives and root cause investigation and subsequent preventative action.  Support the QC to QA strategy within Mission Systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comply with as appropriate the organisation’s quality policies, plans and procedures.

  • Undertake internal surveillance and spot audits on the production facility to ensure compliant product and compliance with our BMS system. 

  • Identification and control of Non-conformance from Containment to preventative action including trend monitoring, conducting/supporting investigations and working closely with the supply chain quality team to prevent supplier escapes into the business.

  • Formally review and approve activities, work, or documentation, in accordance with the appropriate regulatory, policy and procedural obligations.  Including documentation pack sign off and product verification.

  • Able to interpret specifications, standards and drawings and apply quality principles to establish quality requirements.

  • Monitor performance against departmental or organisational goals and use appropriate tools and techniques to drive improvement.

  • Provide the business with regular updates on planned workload and targets, taking accountability and responsibility whilst creating a common purpose within and across the team.

  • Promote / help drive the “Quality Control to Quality Assurance” ongoing strategy within Mission Systems.

  • Demonstrate a positive safety culture ensuring compliance to the company procedures and awareness of potential hazards.

What you will need:

  • HNC/HND (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject or Engineering based apprenticeship or equivalent experience.

  • Time served mechanical apprenticeship in Defence Industry

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a Quality Assurance role.

  • Lean awareness

  • Ability to Read and interpret engineering drawings, procedures and supporting documentation.

  • Report, Procedure writing skills

  • Ability to analysis data and produce trend charts to aid Lean Activity.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive hourly rate

  • Opportunity to maximise skill set

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