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Quality Engineer

  • £30000 to £33000 Per: annum + Benefits: Onsite car parking, bonus scheme
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme, West Midlands,
  • Permanent
Meridian Business Support are recruiting for a Quality Manager for their prestigious client based in Newcastle Under Lyme. 
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced quality manager with excellent future prospects. 
Main responsibilities:
  • Maintain and enhance the Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure compliance with ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 13485, and other relevant standards.
  • Facilitate, control, and conduct internal audits to ensure continuous compliance and improvement.
  • Assist in managing and hosting customer audits, presenting our processes and ensuring transparency.
  • Act as a primary quality contact for customers, addressing and resolving quality issues efficiently.
  • Analyse quality data systematically to identify trends and instigate corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure quality standards are met and conduct thorough supplier audits.
  • Work closely with the purchasing and engineering departments to manage and resolve material review board (MRB) issues.
  • Lead and champion continuous improvement (CI) activities throughout the organisation    
  • Familiarity with Root Cause Corrective Action investigations, 8D problem solving techniques and Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) processes.
  • Experience in auditing and maintaining compliance with ISO standards such as ISO 9001 (AS9100, ISO 13485, IPC610 & IPC620 desired but not essential)
  • Strong skills in customer interaction and managing customer-facing quality issues.
  • Proficiency in using QMS systems and various quality resolution tools.
  • Excellent report writing skills and the ability to use quality-related tools effectively.
  • Proven track record in problem resolution and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality Assurance, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications in Quality Management and Auditing (e.g., CQA or Lead Auditor Certification).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a quality engineering role within the PCB assembly or related industry.
Job Details
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, UK
Hours:    39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday - 8.5 hours, Friday - 5 hours
Salary: £30-33k (DOE)
Holidays: 20 days plus Bank Holidays
Benefits:Bonus scheme based on company performance
              Company laptop
              Company sick pay
              Workplace pension scheme enrolment from day one
              Onsite parking
              Summer and Christmas parties
Amanda Edge Senior Service Consultant 01782 20 90 90

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