Quality Engineer in plymouth

plymouth, united kingdom
job category
Quality Engineer
job type
£ 35,000 - £ 40,000 per year
reference number
sam hillberg, randstad technologies
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job description

Randstad Engineering are recruiting for a Quality Engineer on behalf of our client based in Plymouth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the maintenance and continual improvement of the QMS to ensure that the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001 are satisfied;
  • Conducting internal audits to monitor operation and effectiveness of the QMS and to facilitate continual improvement;
  • Ensuring that appropriate corrective actions, resulting from recorded non-conformances, are implemented and effective;
  • Development of QMS elements with process-owners including process, procedure & operating instructions;
  • Working closely with the Supply Chain team - Responsibility for on-site supplier assessment & approval. Liaison with suppliers to facilitate the on-time supply of conforming materials and services from external providers resolution of issues with non-compliant product;
  • Customer-facing liaison on Quality issues; to include customer witnessed testing both onsite and customer sites.
  • Reviewing customer bids and contracts for Quality requirements and preparation of Quality Plans;
  • Fault analysis and reports on customer returns;
  • Sign off CofC in accordance with the relevant company procedures.


  • Required for some UK and International travel;
  • Experienced in the management of a QMS within a design and manufacturing environment; preferably within the electronic / mechanical defence industry using ISO9001, AQAP2110 QMS standards (CQI or IRCA member desirable);
  • Qualified to minimum HNC / HND or relevant equivalent (Engineering related discipline is highly desirable);
  • Experienced in managing and conducting internal and supplier audits;
  • Data driven, with strong analytical skills;
  • Experienced in "8D" problem solving methodology within an SME and with suppliers, including use of 5-Whys and Ishikawa / Cause and effect diagrams;
  • Able to create and develop clear and concise QMS elements including processes, procedures and work-flows.
  • (MS Visio, JIRA and Confluence experience preferred);
  • Able to work on own initiative and to facilitate effective cross functional cooperation;
  • Required to pass SC clearance.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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