Quality Engineer (Tewkesbury)

  • Monday - Friday
  • Quality
  • Tewkesbury


Reporting to the General Manager the main purpose of this role is to manage and provide Quality Engineering support for the Operations and Quality departments by ensuring that products and processes are maintained in line with business and customer requirements. 

Please note that this role will be subject to Security Clearance. As such, factors including your nationality, previous nationalities that you may have held, and your place of birth may affect your eligibility to apply for this role


The Role  

This role encompasses the following responsibilities:

  • Implementation and management of inspection and certification control plans
  • Supporting the Project Management team with contract reviews
  • Lead APQP requirements such as PPAP and FAIRs
  • Support in process production part approval using visual and dimensional inspection
  • Support final inspection of completed components or assemblies including signoff.
  • Manufacturing support to the production areas with reference to quality issues
  • Ensuring procedures are implemented or updated where appropriate.
  • Measurement systems evaluation
  • Actively support the business with its QMS to ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.
  • Actively support businesses QMS conducting internal auditing of its processes
  • Accomplishment of shop floor product sample and process audits to recognised schedule.
  • Maintenance and management reporting of performance
  • Managing all related non-conformance issues


The type of person we are looking for:  

We are seeking an experienced Quality Engineer to join our growing team.  You will have experience of working with defence standards, with an in-depth knowledge of technical documentation including engineering drawings. You will support relevant departments, maintain the QMS, carry out production audits, quality check produced products and assist with continuous improvement projects. You will have a passion for and be eager to learn new skills and seek development opportunities in the course of your employment.  

Key Competencies  

·      Previous work experience as a Quality Engineer or similar role, ideally in electronics- based product manufacturing environment

·      In-depth understanding of technical documentation including Engineering drawings

·      Familiar with Defence Standards

·      Familiar with electronic / electrical components and cabling

·      Good interpersonal skills

  • The ability to work on your own initiative and/or as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to compose clear and concise reports & documentation.
  • Able to work under pressure to achieve deadlines consistently.

·      Experience of implementing APQP requirements to meet customer expectations

·      Qualified and experienced quality auditor to ISO 9001

·      Experienced in lean methodologies such as 5S and POKA YOKE

·      Experience of quality processes with the Defence industry

  • Previous experience in or qualification to IPC-A-610/ IPC/WHMA-A-620 standards
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues in a simple and concise manner.



26 days holiday plus Bank Holidays increasing with length of service. 

Discretionary annual bonus 

Pension – 5% employee, 4% employer (salary sacrifice) 

One month notice period after probationary period.  

Development opportunities relevant to your role 

Enrolled in Employee Share Scheme following 12 months service. 

Access to Westfield Healthcare scheme, including: 

  • Corporate Health Cash Plan including cover for dependents. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Discounted Gym membership 
  • Retail & Travel discount scheme 
  • Wellbeing App 

Cycle to Work Scheme 

EV Scheme