Senior Quality Engineer

£45,000 - £47,000 DEP ON EXP
Ellesmere Port


Karen Dennis
01270 629090 ext 301

As Senior Quality Engineer, the successful candidate will lead Quality Activities, aimed at delivering structure and priority to drive resolution of quality issues.


Key accountabilities will include:

  • Facilitating the achievement of quality objectives and targets set
  • Taking a proactive, hands-on approach as part of the quality team. Working closely with management, production and other department to drive quality forward
  • Dealing with customers and suppliers, resolving both internal and external issues
  • Implementing corrective and preventative actions (CAPA)
  • Proactively auditing in house to ensure processes are continually improving
  • Ensuring learning created form issue resolution process is driven forward
  • Lead all aspects of people management, motivation and development
  • Planning and development of necessary skills
  • Supporting, developing, maintaining and improving the QMS, conducting audits against the system
  • Ensuring the company Quality Policy is implemented, maintained and improved


Key skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience in a quality improvement role is essential
  • Experience of ISO 9001:2015 and auditing of system is required
  • Strong understanding of core quality skills (8D, fishbone, 5y, SPC, CAPA)
  • Desire to learn and improve own skillset
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to monitor and report on quality metrics, process performance, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement
  • Ability to conduct statistical analysis of customer related data
  • Experience of presenting in Senior forums
  • Proactive approach to quality, engaging with the shop floor
  • Strong IT skills – MS Office
  • Experience in an automotive manufacturing environment would be beneficial


Hours of work: Monday – Thursday, 8.15am – 5.00pm. Friday, 8.15am – 1pm

Holidays: 25 days + bank holiday.

Excellent contributory pension scheme

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