Quality Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Hinkley Point Project

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


My client is looking for a Quality Engineer to join their team on nuclear projects Based in the South West.

Role Description:
As the responsible authority on project quality related matters and activities you are deployed within the integrated project delivery teams that are supplying high value bespoke engineered and manufactured products and solutions for the nuclear industry to
Develop, communicate, enforce and maintain project quality strategies and plans to ensure varied and highly detailed customer quality requirements and expectations are understood, met and delivered over the full lifecycle of the projects
Keep abreast of changes in requirements, standards and expectations and help facilitate these into the organisation
Support other related activities and areas including the business management systems and operational quality teams.
Analysis and flow down of customer quality requirements
Production of internal quality plans and procedures to meet customer and regulatory requirements
Providing supplier quality assurance e.g. review & approve quality plans carrying out surveillance and final release activity
Ensuring compliance to quality plans and managing Project Lifetime Quality Records LTQR
Review and QA Approve documents e.g. Manufacturing and Test Documentation
Support design reviews, customer audits & inspections
Overseeing final release of finished product and measuring and reporting quality performance
Liaising with customers and suppliers on quality concerns, surveillance visits, audits final release etc
Control of supplied and despatched non-conforming items and applications for quality related concessions
Act as in-house council for guidance and solutions to other internal functions when quality concerns and queries arise
Contribute to other operational quality and business systems activities to ensure continuing compliance to ISO 9001 and other adopted standards and customer requirements
Internally auditing to processes and customer requirements, carrying out reviews, gap analysis and continuous improvement on business processes and related documentation
Leading process problem solving, internal non-conformance control, root cause analysis and investigations
Conducting preventive Action and quality awareness activities and initiatives
Assuring corrective actions arising from internal audit or operational non-conformances (defect occurrence), customer or 3rd Party Audits etc. are carried through, are effective and closed out.

Experience Requirements:
Sound knowledge of BS EN ISO 9001
Minimum 3 years background experience in Quality Engineering ideally from nuclear, aerospace, or oil and gas engineering and manufacturing industry
Quality planning, Change management and process development
Data analysis, Investigation and Problem solving
Technical Report writing and presentation
QA tools and techniques such as Pareto, Fishbone, 5 why, Kaizen
Self-motivated to be able to work with minimum supervision and able to use own initiative to provide solutions to problems and form working teams
Excellent team player for working with colleagues and customers at all organisational levels effectively and to build relationships and influence others to achieve key objectives
High level of IT Skills in particular Microsoft Office suite.