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Senior Quality Engineer

Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Senior Production Engineer

Job Purpose:

  • Ensure internally and externally manufactured components and equipment are to the correct standard. Where they are not, ensure root cause is investigated and support the delivery of corrective actions.
  • Be responsible for the day to day running of the quality inspection department budget, equipment purchases and calibration.
  • Provide feedback to the quality manager on quality trends and instigate quality improvement projects (both internally and externally).
  • Conduct internal and external manufacturing audits.

Qualifications:

  • Desirable but not essential.

The Job (Main Duties):

  • Continually review the quality of components and assemblies at Baker Perkins to ensure they are to the correct standard recommending and implementing corrective actions.
  • You will monitor and report on trends to identify actions to eliminate re-occurring non-conformances.
  • Develop systems to ensure correct suppliers are inspected.
  • Progress ISIR, concession and approval systems.
  • Chair quality reviews focusing on quality by costs and occurrence.
  • Develop systems to ensure quality reports and records are kept in an organised, easily accessible, and secure manner.
  • Develop a full knowledge of pressure vessel standards.
  • Help to drive a greater culture of high quality at Baker Perkins.
  • Deliver/organise required training to drive quality team forward.
  • Audit internal processes and suppliers where required.
  • You will be responsible for the management and setting of the inspection team work tasks.
  • Closely work with purchasing; develop key suppliers and KPI metrics to monitor incoming goods.
  • Manage the development of service and maintenance schedules for key departmental equipment and those subject to legislation.
  • Assist with the inspection of manufactured and purchased components.
  • Support the pressure vessel process.
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others.

Candidate Profile (Experience, Skills and Knowledge):

  • Experience within a Quality focussed position (Quality Engineer, Quality Technician, Quality Inspector etc.)
  • Be confident, decisive and be able to demonstrate good man management and communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills are essential and technical ability to make decisions along with strong problem solving skills.
  • Awareness of ASME and BS PD 5500 Codes is beneficial. 
  • Awareness of legislative quality policies.
  • Understanding of modern measuring techniques.
  • Green Belt preferable.
  • Experienced engineer capable of reading engineering drawings and ability to use common measuring equipment.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Awareness of fabrication, machining and assembly techniques.

Travel Activity:

  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of time including abroad.

Contact:

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing with CV to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Limited, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP (email: [email protected]) no later than Friday 15 January 2021.

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer.