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Quality Engineer – Blackpool

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The role is required to strengthen the QA team by adding a QA Engineer to work on production systems, work instructions, NPI implementation etc. Required due to the expansion Gledhill are seeing. The role of QA/Process Engineer is to be responsible for making sure new systems are executed (new supplier components assessed/approved, workflow visible and managed, coordinate with R&D PM and Production teams

You will help us build products and processes that address customers’ needs by focusing on the following:

  • Set detailed guidelines on what needs to be checked and what the quality standards are
  • Update our Quality Management System (QMS) with incidents, fixes, and improvements
  • Audit our systems based on ISO 9001:2015 requirements
  • Determine quality metrics for all manufacturing procedures
  • Monitor the entire production cycle and perform regular tests to identify potential malfunctions as early as possible
  • Inspect product materials and electrical systems for defects and durability
  • Identify the root of technical issues and recommend fixes
  • Prepare reports on malfunctions and corrective actions (e.g., number of defective raw materials per order)
  • Review current blueprints and quality documentation
  • Set and track quality assurance goals (e.g., reduce average turnaround time for quality checks by 20%)
  • Coordinate with external quality assurance auditors and technicians to ensure legal compliance
  • Work with internal teams to increase customer satisfaction by improving the quality of the products

Essential/Preferred requirements include:

  • Previous work experience as a Quality Engineer or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with Quality Management Systems (QMS) and testing methodologies
  • In-depth understanding of technical documentation
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis
  • Great attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Team spirit
  • Good analytical skills
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or relevant field
  • Additional certification in Quality Assurance is a plus

Candidates should display behaviours in keeping with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment

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