Quality Engineer - £30k - £35k Per Annum

South West Recruitment Ltd
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Quality Engineer for our worldwide Aerospace client in Dorset. This is an excellent career opportunity for someone with Quality Engineering experience who can hit the ground running.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the "Material Review Board" process on behalf on the QM, ensuring all non-conforming product is processed to the requirements of company procedures.
  • Liaise with sub-contractors in relation to received non-conforming product issues.
  • Support the production and engineering in all Quality related aspects of manufacturing and new product introduction and targets for rejects.
  • Support production, engineering, sales, suppliers and Customers in the development of quality standards to fulfil both Company and Customer requirements.
  • Produce monthly metrics relating to Quality Performance.
  • Assist in maintaining accredited systems required by the business and its customers (AS9100 & customer accreditations).


  • Reporting directly to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will support, communicate, and influence the company quality standards & culture.
  • Assume the role of promoter and teacher to all personnel on quality related issues.
  • Close working relationships with relevant teams must be developed and maintained.
  • Inter departmental team working to ensure targets are met.
  • Ensure good working relationships are maintained with both customers and suppliers.

Knowledge / Experience

  • Root cause & corrective action, 8D skills.
  • Experience in working in a mechanical engineering / machining environment.
  • Experience of presenting to teams.
  • Experience of modern techniques/systems within Quality and methods of working. (Lean, Six Sigma).
  • Preferable knowledge and experience in the Aerospace industry.
  • Computer literate and familiar with relevant software packages (Office, MRP).
  • Auditing experience to AS9100 would be an advantage but is not essential.

Personal Qualities

  • Good written, verbal and organisational skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to interface at all levels of business.
  • Commitment, drive, determination, assertiveness and adaptability.