Quality Engineer in Bedford, UK at Twiflex

Date Posted: 9/17/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is an outstanding opportunity for a progressive Quality Engineer to join a thriving business as it enters an exciting period. The Quality Engineer will be required to join the Quality Assurance Team and shall work within an ISO 9001:2015 environment while providing through their experience, quality assurance skills to the design, manufacturing, assembly and test processes to ensure adherence of customer specifications and Industry/Internal standards.

Key Responsibilities:

• Implementing improvements to the company ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System.
• Generate, maintain and release company Procedures & Working Instructions.
• Carry out Internal Audits in accordance with the company audit schedule.
• Carry out External Supplier Audits when required.
• Investigate & document customer issues, provide input to achieve firm resolutions.
• Manage Internal & External Non-conformances using a range of Problem Solving Tools.
• Drive Root Cause Identification, create detailed reports of findings and Implement Effective Corrective Actions.
• Assist with Product Testing & Certification.
• Issue Certificates of Conformance and associated supporting documentation.
• Manage Calibration of Inspection and Test Equipment to production timescales.
• Final inspection of completed assemblies & finished parts to specification prior to delivery.
• Inspection of Components & Castings using a range of inspection instruments, gauges and CMM equipment.
• Strip and Survey inspection and reporting for customer returned goods.
• Contribute to continuous improvement through activities such as Kaizens, 5Y, 8D and Structured Problem-Solving events.
• Any other specific project related work required by the company including the ability to travel on company business in the UK and overseas.


Job Requirements

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Pro-active with desire to improve business performance.
  • Organised with a good attention to detail.
  • Qualified Auditor with experience of both Internal & Supplier Audits.
  • Good IT skills i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, SAP.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and under own supervision.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Have a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Target driven and has a strong commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Sound knowledge of problem solving methodology.
  • Sound knowledge of Inspection methodology.
  • Sound knowledge of milling, turning and grinding processes.
  • Meticulous eye for detail.
  • Experience in working in a busy environment and working to and meeting agreed targets.
  • Experience in a customer facing environment.
  • Valid UK driving license.


Desirable Criteria

  • Have experience with facilitating visits from customers, governing bodies including Lloyds, ABS as well as others.
    Have experience of raw material certifications to BS EN10204-2.1 to 3.2.
    Have experience of hydraulic/pneumatic pressure testing.
    Have experience of casting defects

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree level education or equivalent related industry experience
  • CMM experience
  • First Article Inspection experience