Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896337_1571654828
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 21, 2019 11:47

Job Description

Quality Assurance Engineer

Are you a Quality Professional with experience of High Voltage substation equipment?

My client is looking for an ISO 9001: 2015 Internal or Lead Auditor trained Quality Practitioner or chartered quality professional with ability to review, generate and advise on key quality documentation including Project Quality plans, Inspection and Test Plans.

This is a chance to work with a company who's vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects.


*Provides guidance and support on all mandatory quality deliverables from suppliers including Project Quality Plans (PQP) Inspection and Test plans (ITPs) and required documentation.
*Complete regular and scheduled supplier and site visits to conduct audits of the quality plans and appropriate standards.
*Aid the quality manager in developing the project specific Manufacturing Assurance Plans (MAP) and the Master Inspection and Test Plan (MITP)
*Liaise with the appropriate disciplines to review and highlight the necessary intervention points on the supplied ITPs both equipment and civil.
*Provide guidance and support on quality deviations including Non-Conformance reports, Request for Information RFIs provide feedback on the corrective actions implemented to prevent re-occurrence together with driving improvement using 8D.
*Where required and highlighted, attend manufacturing surveillance and compile report accordingly
*All defects/ snags highlighted and recorded during manufacturing or Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) have been closed before equipment is permitted to leave the factory.
*Intervene when the quality of work is at risk or has been compromised and escalate accordingly
*Provide the required training, support and guidance to the project team and supplier / contractors on all quality related activities involved while always promoting the Nuclear Safety Culture.
*Represent the quality department in site or supplier meetings or with the client.
*Cascade the appropriate documentation from suppliers to the site installation teams.
*Lead promote and support cost reduction through the supply chain with the focus always on quality.
*Promote a right first-time culture and understand key risk areas and highlight room for improvement
*Liaise with supply chain to audit new potential suppliers and offer recommendations and improvements where required.
*Together with suppliers install, maintain and strive to improve key performance indicators
*Liaise with suppliers and planning to help create and monitor manufacturing programmes report and investigate any deviation
*Promote a close working relationship with all departments and suppliers including procurement and engineering
*Ensuring that product conformance and the process controls within the supply chain and making sure the cascading of the business and the customer quality requirements is correct and adhered to.
*Lead investigation into root cause analysis and implement long term strategies that will address failures in the supply chain
*Ensure that End of Manufacturing Reports (EOMR) are completed and accurate.

Person Specification

*ISO 9001 :2015 Internal or Lead Auditor trained
*Practitioner or chartered quality professional (CQI) desirable
*Thorough understanding of ISO 9001:2015 and ability to review, generate and advise on key quality documentation including Project Quality plans, Inspection and Test Plans
*Knowledge and experience High Voltage substation equipment would be a distinct advantage.
*Although the role is based out of the Birmingham office the role will involve extensive travel both UK and oversees approx. 70%.

Quality Assurance Engineer - Quality Assurance, Quality, ISO 9001: 2015, Auditor, Lead Auditor
Area - Birmingham and extensive travel
Salary - Competitive

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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