Cramlington, Northumberland
+ Excellent Company Benefits Scheme

The essential functions of the Quality Engineer while meeting or exceeding annual goals and objectives are as follows:

  • Assist in management of the company Quality Management System
  • Control of all product validation and Compliance of Production (CoP) testing
  • All aspects AQPQ, notably; PFMEA, DVP&R and Control Plans, working closely with manufacturing Engineering.
  • Achieve business plan targets with particular consideration to quality, cost, delivery, development, service, safety and morale.
  • Analysis, reporting and development of key quality performance indicators.
  • Continuous improvement of all Quality systems and functions.
  • Statistical analysis and Six Sigma tools i.e. 5W1H, SIPOC, VSM, Root Cause Analysis, DOE, CpK, PpK, ANOVA, T-test etc.
  • 8D reporting (internal and external).
  • Internal Quality Management System Auditing to ISO9001 and Process auditing to VDA6.3
  • Control of all Calibration activity.
  • Assist is the development and maintenance of workplace risk assessments.
  • Robust error proofing and poke yoke, considering the product as well as all stakeholder needs and expectations.
  • Identify, justify and initiate capital projects based on the needs of the business using Pareto analysis and other tools.
  • Communicate effectively throughout the organisation, globally.
  • Develop and improve quality related documentation and procedures.
  • Assist Manufacturing engineering in Process release, Plant floor change Approval and Safe launch Plans for NPI and new manufacturing processes.
  • Work with purchasing and suppliers globally, to attain optimum quality, value and manufacturability.
  • Provide technical support on customer visits and events.
  • Assist program managers in capital project activity.
  • Key involvement in Change management process (CR/CO) for QA function
  • Support all Operational excellence (OpX) activities and develop QA OpX function, as necessary.
  • Ensure relevant Health and safety/environmental practice is in-line with company policies and legislative requirements.


The competencies (skills, knowledge and behaviours) that will allow an individual to successfully and efficiently perform the essential functions are as follows:

  • Customer focus.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Multi-Tasking.
  • Communication.
  • Project Management.
  • Product knowledge (features, reading drawings, knowledge of how it works).
  • Customer Processes (RFQs, pricing, Order Management, Change Management, Portals).
  • Software (Oracle, Excel, SharePoint/PDM Pro, Salesforce, Outlook, CAD).
  • Manufacturing.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires the ability to work with computers for extended periods of time.
  • This position requires good listening skills and the ability to speak clearly.
  • This position requires the ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This work is fast-paced and deadline-oriented and requires flexibility within the work day.
  • Requires a strong ability to handle multiple tasks and a fluctuating work schedule.
  • Frequent use of a computer and other office equipment is necessary.
  • Requires the ability for close vision, distance vision and depth perception.
  • Requires working and interacting with others, both in person and through phone, electronic, and written correspondence.
  • This work takes place primarily in an office environment but may require time in the production and warehouse environments.
  • When in the warehouse, this position requires working with dirt/dust and noise. Use of eye and ear protection is required when in the warehouse.
  • This position requires working with various temperature conditions.

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