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Senior Quality Engineer

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £35 - £40 per hour

Senior Quality Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Cumbria as a Senior Quality Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support the Quality Function in order to achieve a scope of work which ensures that the Business Unit remains compliant to the local Quality Business Management System.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as a fully contributory member of the Quality team
  • Responsible for demonstrating SHE and responsible business behaviours
  • Undertake routine Quality Assurance activities and tasks in their related area
  • Undertake non-routine and or complex Quality Assurance activities and tasks in their related area with minimal support
  • Manage own development
  • Able to access, have a clear understanding of and develop the local Management System documentation e.g. policies, procedures, workmanship standards, risk assessments and processes in their related area
  • Responsible for leading internal audits and supporting supplier audits
  • Support the management of non-conformance resolution and corrective actions with key stakeholders and process owners
  • Responsible for conducting Quality investigations
  • The ability to analyse data effectively resulting in themes and corrective actions
  • Contribute in working groups ensuring deliverables are achieved and Learning from Experience (LfE) is captured and applied
  • Support requirements relating to certification activities
  • Capable of leading and driving a scope of work
  • Use of Company computer systems and software as appropriate
  • The ability to articulate and deliver Quality objectives
  • Support departmental reviews and liaise with the customer when required
  • The ability to critique and tailor issues and ideas in written reports and presentations ensuring accuracy and clarity of meaning
  • Support the delivery of results via continuous improvement activities
  • Providing support to Early Careers on rotation through Quality roles

Key skills & qualifications


  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/ EN9100 standards
  • Understanding of Business Management Systems, Operational Framework and Operational Assurance process
  • Knowledge of product safety
  • Understanding the importance of cross functional integration
  • Export requirements knowledge (for example International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (where applicable)


  • The ability to interpret specifications, procedures and contract requirements
  • Experience of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) methodologies; Fishbone, 5 Why, relationship diagrams, six sigma etc. gathering and analysing evidence cross functionally
  • Effective action management and verification
  • Effective stakeholder management (including with the customer)


  • HNC or degree qualified in an appropriate technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Quality professional, lead auditor status or equivalent experience

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Rate: £40.00 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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