Senior Quality Engineer Ref# V-32700

  • South East, West Sussex, UK
  • £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid & Flexible working, & more
  • Permanent
  • V-32700

Holt Executive are seeking an experienced Senior Quality Engineer to join a leading design and manufacturing business in West Sussex.

The Senior Quality Engineer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Quality Management System (QMS), and assigning work to and supporting the Quality Engineers.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Quality Engineer:

  • Supporting the maintenance and continual improvement of the QMS to ensure satisfaction of BS EN ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Conducting internal audits to monitor operation and effectiveness of the QMS and to facilitate continual improvement.
  • Ensuring that appropriate corrective actions, resulting from recorded non-conformances, are implemented and effective.
  • Development of QMS elements with process-owners including process, procedure & operating instructions.
  • Working closely with the Supply Chain team – Responsibility for on-site supplier assessment & approval. Liaison with suppliers to facilitate the on-time supply of conforming materials and services from external providers resolution of issues with non-compliant product.
  • Reviewing customer bids and contracts for Quality requirements and preparation of Quality Plans.

Skills & Experience required by the Senior Quality Engineer:

  • Experienced in the management of a QMS within a design and manufacturing environment.
  • Qualified to minimum HNC/HND or relevant equivalent; (Engineering related discipline is highly desirable).
  • Experienced in managing and conducting internal and supplier audits.
  • Experienced in “8D” problem solving methodology within an SME and with suppliers, including use of 5-Whys and Ishikawa/Cause and effect diagrams.
  • Able to create and develop clear and concise QMS elements including processes, procedures, and workflows.

Company Benefits

  • 37.5 hour working week and lunchtime finishes on a Friday.
  • 28 days annual leave & Christmas closure.
  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements.
  • Group pension plan – matched contributions up to 5%.
  • Employee Help@Hand Service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, and physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life Assurance Policy, including Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline.
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to the Aviva Wellbeing App and the addition of mental health support for all employees plus regular activities across sites to support and promote well-being.
  • Employee discounts scheme (including access to an additional wellbeing hub).
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.

Security Clearance Requirements

Due to the nature of the business, staff need to be able to obtain UK Security Clearance.

If your skills and experience match this Senior Quality Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to

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