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Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burnley
Salary: 30000 - 30000
REF: MEW 990
Contact Name: Mark Edward Wiggan
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Brief Summary


The job holder will be responsible for developing and implementing the quality policy and objectives within Company.


Main processes include thermoforming, press machine, lamination and sewing / finishing department, using these processes we convert a variety of materials but mainly Foam/fabric/plastics.


This will be a new role in our busy design and manufacturing facility, some key responsibilities will be:

  • Up keeping, reviewing and improving our current ISO9001:2008 system to meet external audit for ISO9001:2015
  • Introducing work instruction and standardisation (SOPs) across the factory – from goods inwards right through to despatch.


  • Collating agreed KPIs and performance targets.
  • Focus on the reduction of the cost of non-quality and the reduction of internal and external defects using APQP,PPAP etc..
  • It will also involve communication with customers and suppliers and reporting to the directors and production manager.
  • Continual Improvement of current working practises.
  • Support new product introduction into the manufacturing process through the development of project Quality Plans
  • Staff training on quality and work instruction where required.
  • FAI – first article inspections for customer specific criteria and AS9100


Essential Skills


We are looking for a person to fit in with our business style with a “can do” approach to quality with excellent problem solving skills and a background in engineering and/or manufacturing assembly.

  • Have experience working to ISO9001:2015 and developing management systems.
  • Hold a recognised Quality qualification i.e. Chartered Quality Institute Diploma or similar.
  • Skilled at writing and have evidence to show development of work instructions / SOPs.
  • Ideally an engineering background with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Skilled in both oral and written communication
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel