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Senior Quality Engineer

Tyne and Wear   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

We are looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join a forward-thinking, sustainability business who are paving the way in reducing energy output in the automotive, building and agriculture sectors.

We want to engage with curious, intelligent, collaborative people from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the sustainability of our planet.

As this is a very hands-on position, we are looking for a person with a "roll up your sleeves" attitude. If you are someone who can work well under pressure, prioritise accordingly, meet tight deadlines, are pro-active, and can take ownership of tasks whilst delivering results then we look forward to hearing from you.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced quality engineer to join a growing organization, be part of the quality team and be the first point of contact for customers and manufacturing process related problems.

Responsibilities will involve ensuring the resolution of these problems as well as supporting the maintenance of the ISO 9001, TS16949 and ISO14001 certification improving process capability and repeatability.

You will also be required to support the supplier quality management function in developing a supply base that is world class and that uses improvement techniques consistent with the requirement of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Improve performance throughout the business and supply chain by implementing world class and best practise techniques.
  • Ensure international standards and regulatory compliance such as TS16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO26262, SOX, Conflict Minerals etc throughout the supply chain.
  • Address customer requests including APQP issues and complaints from pre-production, production, and in-life phases efficiently and effectively to maintain and improve customer relationships.
  • Maintain and develop QMS and EMS to provide appropriate information, measurement, review, and continual improvement.
  • Carry out regular analysis of the quality performance of company products and monitor/support audit sub-contract process engineers and propose changes to enhance the final quality of the service provided.
  • Represent the Quality function in all types of CFT's ensuring relevant actions are relayed as appropriate and completed effectively.


  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Experience dealing with suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • External and internal auditing experience.
  • Project Management.
  • Statistical quality management.
  • Computer literate
  • Previous experience in automotive would be highly advantageous.
  • Foreign language (French, German, Korean, Japanese) would be highly advantageous.
  • Electronic assembly would be highly advantageous.

Competitive salary + benefits
Autonomy and flexibility to build green tech from the ground up
Incredible growth potential - we are revolutionising the electric motor industry
On-site gym and restaurant
Ability to purchase additional annual leave

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7197
  • Posted: 14th January 2022
  • Expires: 11th February 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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