Quality Engineer – Metal.

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £42000.00 per annum

Quality Engineer – Metal

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £42000.00 per annum
  • Posted September 21, 2023

Quality Engineer

Location: Bolton
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time (37 Hours per week, 4 days)
Salary: £40,000 – £42,000 per year
Benefits: Generous holiday allowance, Pension, Life Assurance, Healthshield cashplan, Cycle to work scheme, On-site parking, and more.

About us – Engineering Business Ltd: Engineering Business Ltd is a global leader in the manufacturing of systems, modules, and components for commercial vehicles. We have a strong reputation in the market and are known for our high-quality products. We specialize in on-vehicle hydraulic systems, waste handling equipment, and customized hydraulic solutions. Join our team to become part of a company with a century-long legacy, offering excellent benefits, career opportunities, and the stability of a market-leading organization.

Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Quality Engineer to join our team, supporting our wider Manufacturing group. This role involves close collaboration with our factory operations, making experience in Quality Engineering within precision machining a valuable asset.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead quality improvement activities within the factory, working alongside other QE’s.
Analyze factory data, propose and implement necessary process changes to achieve targets.
Conduct capability studies, support Engineering with tolerancing conclusions, and undertake process audits.
Participate in APQP activities for major projects, including DFMEA and PFMEA.
Develop and maintain control plans, standard operating procedures, and inspection plans.
Investigate customer complaints, lead problem-solving efforts, and provide 8D responses.
Maintain a visible presence in the factory to uphold quality standards.
Communicate findings effectively to key stakeholders within the Manufacturing team.
Required Experience:

Practical background with solid knowledge of factory processes.
Minimum 3 years of Quality Engineering experience in a manufacturing context, preferably precision engineering.
Proven problem-solving abilities, including 8D response for customer demands.
Experience leading Quality Improvement activities.
Trained auditor with auditing experience.
Proficiency in PC skills, report writing, SOPs, and Excel/Word analysis.
Valid driver’s license for company business.
Preferred Experience (not essential):

Experience in an APQP environment, ideally within a TS16949 context, with exposure to PPAP, FMEA, etc.
Background in OEM Automotive or Aerospace manufacturing.
Personal Attributes:

Adaptable and resourceful with the ability to work independently.
Motivated and energetic, ready to make a positive impact.
Assertive yet supportive in communication style.
Excellent time management and attendance.
Strong communication skills at all levels.
Attention to detail and methodical approach.
A team player with a collaborative mindset.

33 days holiday (including statutory) per year.
Pension scheme (6% employee contribution, 5.36% employer contribution).
3 x Life assurance coverage.
Healthshield cashplan and additional perks.
Cycle to work scheme.
Free onsite parking.
How to Apply: If you’re ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Quality Engineer, we invite you to apply with your CV and cover letter. Join the team and contribute to our legacy of excellence in manufacturing.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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