Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Life assurance, salary sacrifice
Reference: J910496_1634197859
Contact Name: Charlie Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 14, 2021 08:51

Job Description

With a focus on operational technology and digital transformation, this client, who are part of one of the largest energy Groups globally, has been a leader in advanced system integration for decades; optimising efficiency & delivering performance on a massive scale. But with continuous innovation at the heart of our business, we've always got our sights set on the future. We work in some of the most highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, and have delivered critical projects across energy, water, renewables and manufacturing.

Summary of Role:

The Quality Assurance engineer will be responsible for ensuring relevant customer standards are understood and adhered to in order to meet the traceability requirements of Nuclear contracts. The role will include the control of each contract QA requirements, taking the leading QA on assign contracts including discussions with customers, setting up of QA systems as required, QA inspections, review and approval of documentation and involvement in designing design and assembly processes. Additionally there may be a requirement to undertake inspection of completed electrical control panels and advising Project Managers and the wider team of QA related issues.

Previous experience of working in a nuclear supply chain or other highly regulated industry would be advantageous but not essential.

Role Description:

  • Actively working with project staff in promoting continual improvement in Quality Assurance performance
  • Participate in the setting up of new projects to ensure customer QA requirements are understood, communicated and met both by the company and our suppliers.
  • Develop Quality Assurance documents to meet the customers build and lifetime quality record requirements.
  • Work with customers included nominated inspectors when reviewing product and quality records
  • Complete internal and second party audits to ensure compliance with customer requirements is maintained
  • To liaise with clients on matters of Quality Assurance and attendance at clients' meetings when required
  • Participate in the approval and monitoring of suppliers and contractors which are used within company or on client's sites as required.
  • Assist suppliers in the development of processes and Manufacturing Inspection Test Plans to meet customers' requirements.
  • Work with the QESH Manager to identify and facilitate continuous improvement
  • Support the QESH function when providing business development with pre-qualification and tender information.
  • Responsible for the production and collation of information for Lifetime records and ensuring Inspection and Test Plans are completed and adhered to

Essential Requirements:

  • Takes ownership and accountability
  • Professional approach
  • Approachable manner
  • Team Player - Work as part of an extended team within the company
  • Ability to plan ahead, co-ordinate and prioritise workloads
  • Diligent and high attention to detail
  • Good administration skills and computer literate
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Not afraid to challenge deviations in a diplomatic manner
  • Ability to influence, organise and motivate others
  • Manufacturing experience within a lean environment
  • Willingness to travel and work away when required
  • Must be able to attain UK Security Clearance (Project is subject to SAL)
  • Driving licence

Desirable Requirements:

  • Worked on QC grade 1 projects
  • Knowledge of NDT weld and paint inspection
  • Experience / knowledge of RCC-E requirements


  • 25+ days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
  • Private healthcare
  • Lifestyle screening
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Employee assistance mental wellbeing programme
  • Employee discount at 100's of UK retailers

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