Quality Engineer

Location : Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
Job Ref : AL438
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £35k per year


AL438: Quality Engineer

Location: Stevenage

Salary: £35,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Quality Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

To be responsible for production quality issues within the company and maintain the standards required by EN 9100:2018 (AS9100) Rev D including ISO9001:2015.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Quality Engineer:

  • To maintain a documented QMS in accordance with the requirements of the above standards.
  • To be responsible for practical operation of quality standards within the company.
  • To use Advanced Product Quality Planning tools (Control Plan, FMEA etc.) to ensure smooth product launches.
  • To improve quality through the use of continuous improvement tools. 
  • To investigate quality related issues occurring both internally and at the Customer sites, by identifying the root cause and implementing acceptable corrective actions. (8Ds)
  • To prepare quality documentation for the annual audit. Liaise with and assist Departmental Managers with their responsibilities. Be involved with resolving any non-conformances that may arise.
  • Carrying out Internal Quality audits.
  • Supplier Development.
  • Generating Quality Performance Data.
  • To produce Initial Sampling Documentation.
  • Preparing Quality Documentation.
  • To assist with Customer liaison on all quality issues.
  • Follow and uphold the Company’s environmental policy, procedures and instructions in order to reduce environmental impacts from its activities.
  • In addition, the jobholder is required to perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor/manager from time to time.

Skills and Qualifications for the Quality Engineer:

  • The ideal candidate will have sufficient knowledge and experience working as a Quality Engineer within an Electronic Manufacturing Company.
  • Experience of working to the standards required by EN 9100:2018 (AS9100) Rev D including ISO9001:2015.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Electronic Manufacturing Processes including Surface Mount Placement and Reflow Soldering, Conventional Assembly, Wave Soldering, Board Breakout etc.
  • Able to investigate Manufacturing issues, identify the root cause of any issues and implement acceptable corrective actions.
  • Working knowledge/understanding of the IPC-A-610 workmanship standard.
  • Familiarity with shop floor data collection systems.


  • Educated to graduate level or equivalent in Electronics.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Methods/Techniques.
  • Previous experience of ERP systems.
  • Experienced in APQP.
  • Knowledge of Medical Equipment Manufacturing an advantage.

Location: Stevenage

Salary: £35,000

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