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Quality Engineer


Job Description:

Quality Engineer - Electrical

Circa £25 per hour PAYE / £33 per hour umbrella - inside IR35

3 month contract

Due to an increase in demand we are looking for an experience Engineer with an ability to define electrical quality standards & inspect to this level.

As a Quality Engineer your duties will include:

  • Implementing standard electrical manufacturing practices and ensure conformance to specified tolerances ( torque settings, cable lengths etc).
  • Creation of electrical inspection and test plans, verification, and validation plans.           
  • Establish and execute Quality processes and procedures ensuring corrective and preventative actions are completed and evidence recorded.
  • Progress customer concerns internally in a proactive manner and participate in the problem-solving process to eliminate repeat concessions.
  • Support the development of required electrical quality standards, implementation of standards and assistance in determining best practices for the company.
  • Ensure that corrective and preventive actions taken in relation to non-conformances in the IMS system.

The successful Quality Engineer will have the below skills and experience:

  • Electrical design & manufacturing environment; ideally up to 11KV, 5MVA.
  • Must be able to understand schematic diagrams and technical drawings
  • Electrical, hydraulic and mechanical fitting knowledge.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical quality principles, concepts, theories and practices in a manufacturing/heavy engineering environment.
  • Strong problem-solving analysis, judgement and decision making for complex problems, using root cause analysis tools.
  • Proven experience with quality systems and ISO certification
  • Proven experience with CSA, IEEE, ANSI and IEC standards.
  • Experience of 5S/6S, SQCDP(E), CAPA, 8D, 5-Whys, DMAIC and VSM beneficial.
  • Continuous Improvement experience essential.

If you are interested in the above Quality Engineer role please click ‘apply’ or contact Orion Reading today, thank you.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing