Senior Quality Engineer

Spectrum Employment Solutions
Omagh, County Tyrone
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Our client is a well-know and long established Equipment Manufacturer based in Omagh, County Tyrone who provides a range of equipment for the heavy engineering sectors throughout the globe. Due to continued growth, the company now wish to appoint a Senior Quality Engineer.

Job Purpose-Senior Quality Engineer

Reporting to the Technical Director, the Senior Quality Engineer will have responsibility for ensuring high quality levels are delivered throughout the company including supply chain (inwards) and pre-despatch (outwards).

Main Responsibilities-Senior Quality Engineer

  • Establish, implement and review quality standards and procedures to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction across the supply chain
  • Resolve customer failures and investigate supplier and subcontractor quality issues
  • Ensure effective and efficient production processes with the implementation of methods and procedures to achieve gains in productivity
  • Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions as a pro-active approach to continual improvement
  • Undertake quality inspections to identify supplier issues and highlight weaknesses in any part of the production process, develop a means to achieve the objective of "right first time"
  • Address non - conformance to ensure suitable, timely and acceptable resolutions
  • Work in conjunction with other managers and departments to plan, formulate and agree quality actions and standards
  • Set up and maintain quality controls and documentation
  • Develop work instructions and procedures for all manufacturing processes to ensure all employees are competent and have the necessary skills and knowledge to complete tasks
  • Involvement in all aspects of product modification and development
  • Establish and complete clear and easily applied quality audits and inspection methods to demonstrate standards and improvements achieved
  • Liaise with all relevant departments to ensure that all tasks are carried out effectively and efficiently

General Responsibilities-Senior Quality Engineer

  • Conduct all activities with confidentiality and in accordance with the requirements of Data Protection Legislation
  • Ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures particularly those regarding Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities
  • All duties must be carried out to comply with: The Health and Safety at Work (N.I.) Order 1978; Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments and Regulations and other legal requirements; Agreed Codes of Practice; including the COSHH Regulations and Safe Working Practices manuals; Any other statutory regulations which may apply
  • Attend / chair any meetings as appropriate and required. Ensure that you maintain up to date product / process knowledge and attend / conduct any training sessions when required
  • Undertake any other duties as required, (and / or when requested by Senior Management Team) that are within the competence of the post holder and conducive to the effective delivery of the role.

Personal Specification-Senior Quality Engineer

  • Third level qualification in a Production or Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role in a materials-handling firm.
  • Knowledge of Quality Planning

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