Quality Engineer

Our client one of the regions most advanced engineering companies is currently looking for a Quality Engineer to join their busy team based in Witchford, just outside Ely, Cambridgeshire.

The role

Working with the production department you will be responsible for the programming, setting and operating CNC milling machines ensuring quality standards are met to meet the customer's requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support management team in ensuring adherence to QMS - ISO 9001:2008. Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues in a timely manner and minimise impact on quality standards, in accordance with NCR process.
  • Ensure all First Off (FOIR) and First Article (FAIR) Inspection Reports are carried out to the required standard.
  • Perform Final Inspection and Goods Inwards (raw material and sub-con) Inspections.
  • Identify non-conformances to drawings and/or specifications.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising data. Identify Non-Conformance trends and make recommendations.
  • Support Production Manager in identifying root cause of quality failures and instigating corrective and preventative actions in line with NCR process.
  • Conduct internal quality audits, when required.
  • Promote quality awareness through engagement/training.
  • Contribute to Continuous Improvement activities
  • Ensure calibration standards are maintained for all measuring equipment.
  • Support Production manager in ensuring robust Quality Control standards and procedures are implemented and maintained.


  • Very good knowledge of engineering drawings, including tight tolerances and geometric tolerance
  • Highly competent in the use of hand held measuring equipment (micrometers, verniers etc.)
  • Experience with using shadow graph style measuring equipment
  • Good IT skills, including MS Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to produce detailed procedures/work instructions
  • DNC software knowledge
  • Competent in the use of CMM equipment
  • Good knowledge of ISO standards: ISO9001.

Desirable but not essential

  • CAD/CAM software knowledge
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices and ability to apply Lean tools and techniques.

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8.00 to 17.00 and Friday 8.00 – 14.00


Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England

£28,000  - £32,000 Annual Permanent

Date Posted
15 Nov 18

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