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Quality Engineer

  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Sector: Quality & Compliance
  • Date posted: 05/12/2017
  • Job reference: J343085A

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Quality Engineer

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

I am recruiting on behalf of a FTSE 100 Engineering Organisation and a true market leader within the nuclear division. They are currently looking for a quality assurance engineer to work on a number of key projects

The successful quality assurance engineer will report in to the Head of Quality - Operations and be responsible for ensuring that all project audit activities are undertaken across the full project life-cycle covering both internal and external activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing and managing project quality arrangements.
  • Advising on all aspects of quality management on projects, including risks and issues.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with both internal and external Customers.
  • Establishing effective communication channels with Customers (internal and external) and Suppliers
  • Implementing appropriate auditing arrangements within the project, both internally and externally (e.g. Suppliers).
  • Provide man hour/cost estimates as part of the quality input to bids / tenders and when requested provide estimates to complete to the Project Manager.
  • Supporting the project team in managing and closing out quality non conformance's / issues.
  • Ensuring Supplier quality arrangements are reviewed and approved / acceptance in accordance with project requirements, including Customer approvals, e.g. up-front manufacturing documentation (QCP's, weld schedules, weld procedures, NDE procedures).
  • Monitor progress against the project quality arrangements, identifying areas of concern to the project and where necessary escalate to Line Management.
  • Liaising with customers to understand their requirements/expectations for quality assurance, quality control and inspection.
  • Review of enquiry, tender and contract documentation with respect to customers' quality requirements and contract specifications, identifying any project specific requirements which fall outside the company quality system.
  • Undertake quality planning, including the preparation of the project quality documentation and as required the writing of project specific procedures / local working instructions. The inclusion of health, safety and environment aspects should be considered in drafting the project quality documentation.
  • Review of purchase requisitions / purchase orders for quality requirements input.
  • Carrying out supplier assessments.


  • Experience of working in a project environment
  • Appropriate qualifications in an engineering related subject
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated industry
  • Good working knowledge of customer quality requirements
  • Good working knowledge and application of ISO 9001
  • Auditor training

What can we offer you?

  • Excellent job security as demonstrated by our £20 billion order book
  • Pension scheme with up to 8% employer contributions (variable)
  • Life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Professional subscription support
  • Occupational Health services
  • Career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our award winning Investors in People Gold award Learning & Development teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading organisation and make a notable difference to the Project Quality function. If you are a high calibre, career focused professional and would like to know more then please apply for immediate consideration.

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