QA/QC ENGINEER – 1801198

Posted on: 11/04/2018
Ref: VAC-16497
  • Salary: £33,000 + £40000
  • Start Date: 30/04/2018
  • Region: North East
  • Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Industry:
  • Discipline: Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

This is a critical role where you will assist with ensuring the integrity of the certified quality system. You will work closely across the group supporting operations, aftermarket, product line and supply chain. The responsibilities as QA/QC Engineer is to exceed customer expectations, provide support for the daily activities of the QMS and enhance the quality of product/service provision within the facility. You will have the opportunity to use and advance your existing Quality skills to explore and develop methods of continuous improvement in alignment with our overall strategy and vision. Monitoring and controlling the day to day activities to ensure that they are delivering right first time and on time in an effective manner .


” Ensure all company policies surrounding stock, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met
” Fully accountable for achieving all relevant KPIs
” Implement and maintain quality management systems to measure and control quality in the production process
” Assist with quality standards for individual products and set out the standards in documents and processes for the production team
” Complete performance measurements and reporting requirements that set quality metrics for each stage of the production process
” Create documentation, such as procedures, inspection test plans, etc. and establish requirements for records management, document control and control of electronic data from inspection processes
” Work with operations to ensure that the QA/QC processes are integrated
” Analyze quality problems to identify root causes and implement corrective action
” Take proactive measures, such as developing and implementing continuous improvement programs covering production processes and quality management systems – eliminating the causes of quality issues and reduce the risk of failure
” Agree on standards with suppliers and implement inspection processes to monitor incoming material
” Monitor suppliers’ quality performance and implement corrective and preventative measures to deal with any quality issues
” Supplying targets for yield improvements
” Cost analysis and defect drive down – addressing non-conformance issues with production team
” Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager



o An exceptional ability to understand, evaluate and apply technical information
o Able to adeptly learn the context of a challenge and quickly integrate new skills


o Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
o Be quick to identify critical information and respond appropriately
o Delivers solutions and decisions that are effective and constructively impact both the client and our customer’s organisation
o Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs


o Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities
o Confident and professional when representing the company in person and in writing
o Aspiring and keen to advance within the organisation


o Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably

Personal and Interpersonal

o A strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
o A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems
o Firm and diplomatic when negotiating
o Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals
o Is known to consistently adhere to ethical principles and expects others to follow suit


Lead Auditor


Working knowledge within QA/QC of manufacturing environment
Understanding, implementing and improvement layered audit processes

Skills, training or special knowledge

Knowledge of API 6A and API Q1
Knowledge of ISO 9001
Knowledge of inspection techniques (sample plans, etc.)

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