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Quality Engineer

The role of a Quality Engineer involves overseeing, assessing, and documenting the quality of products to confirm they adhere to company standards. The Quality Engineer is responsible for detecting defects, suggesting improvements, and verifying that products comply with quality, safety, and reliability standards. Additionally, they collaborate with engineering teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues, contributing to product development and continuous improvement processes. Their work is crucial in maintaining high-quality standards and ensuring customer satisfaction.
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Quality Engineer

Job Description & Responsibilities

Working as a Quality Engineer is an exciting career that allows you to make a real difference to the products your company develops. Duties include:

  • Analysing problems in products and processes
  • Developing testing methods to measure quality
  • Relaying information to the engineering team
  • Identifying issues in the manufacturing process
  • Ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations, i.e., ISO, CE marking etc.
  • Support with and conduct audits
Our Latest Engineering Opportunities

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£24,000 p/a


Maldon, Essex

Have you worked in a workshop or engineering environment? Or do you have an interest in working for a metalwork/manufacturing company? If you said yes to either question and live near Maldon then please get in touch!

Date: 21st May 2024

Job ref: HQ00087156_1716284405

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Trainee Panel Wirer

£18,000 - £24,000 p/a


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Looking to start a career in electrical manufacture? If so, a busy industrial electrical manufacturing company in Witham are looking to recruit a Trainee Panel Wirer to build complex control panels. The company supply a variety of fully equipped control panels, relay panels, enclosures, replacement...

Date: 21st May 2024

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£65,000 - £75,000 p/a


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A leading electronics manufacturing are a global presence and a strong commitment to innovation are recruiting are a strategic leader with a passion for customer satisfaction and a track record of excellence in technical support. Serving a diverse range of industries, including automotive,...

Date: 21st May 2024

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Assembly Operative

£12.00 p/h


Ipswich, Suffolk

We are looking for assembly operatives in Ipswich, Suffolk! If you have any form of mechanical engineering experience, then please get in touch!

Date: 20th May 2024

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Design Engineer

£40,000 - £45,000 p/a


Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

We have a specialist family run manufacturer, based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, who are in need of a versatile design and development engineer to join their growing team.

Date: 20th May 2024

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Quality Engineer FAQ's

What Skills & Experience Do I Need?

You need extensive knowledge of what quality engineering is so you can suggest appropriate ways of improving quality. Other things you require include:

  • Technical skills to identify defects
  • Analytical mindset to focus on finer details
  • Communication skills to collaborate with other teams

What's the Average Salary?

The average salary for a Quality Engineeris £37,500, although the figure can fluctuate depending on location, industry sector, and experience. As you gain more experience and become more qualified, you will find that your overall salary can increase to over £50,000. You can also increase your salary by working in industries that require specialist skills, such as aerospace or automotive.

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