Quality Engineer

Location : Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland
Job Ref : DC403
Consultant : David Crompton
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Competitive


DC403 – Quality Engineer
Location – Glenrothes
Salary – £Competitive


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a Quality Engineer to join their team in Glenrothes to ensure compliance of the Quality Management System. This is a full-time, permanent position.

To delivery services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed, and the post holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to below.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the control, maintenance and upgrade of the Quality Management System and accreditations (e.g. ISO 9001) for two of the Group’s businesses.
  • Review and interpret client’s orders, specifications and relevant national standards and generate project specific Inspection Test Plans and Quality plans.
  • Provide full quality and technical appraisals at bid and contract review meetings followed by lessons learned at project closure
  • Assume responsibility for calibration and maintenance of select equipment in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Represent the company as a quality lead (both internally and externally with clients).
  • Identify and document quality issues and conduct root cause analysis to identify appropriate solutions.
  • Review and approve all chemical, corrosion, and mechanical test results against specification requirements.
  • Compile statistical data to support the monitoring of process performance and continuous improvement.
  • Review of qualification and product documentation packages in accordance with client requirements.
  • Coordinate activities and reports between the QC and QA departments.
  • Coordinate and conduct both internal and external audits within Group companies.
  • Liaise with the customer throughout the duration of the contract and post-delivery.
  • Assist in keeping training records and matrices accurate and up to date.
  • Provide technical help and advice within Group companies.
  • Work in collaboration with other departments to ensure the business objectives are achieved.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure company compliance with agreed procedures at all times.

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within a mechanical, heavy industry, manufacturing, or technical sector (essential).
  • Previous experience with ISO9001 and QMS systems (essential).
  • Relevant professional qualifications.

In return our client offers:

  • A competitive salary, depending on experience.
  • A working week of Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:30 (with 30 min unpaid lunch), Friday 08:00 to 13:00 – total 37 hours per week.
  • Other benefits (TBC).

Additional note: Our client will also consider candidates coming in at a Quality Technician level with the expectation that they would work towards Engineer status/level. Renumeration for this position would be less than that for the Quality Engineer.

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