Reporting to the Operations Director, this is a standalone quality management role. The department consists of this Senior Quality Engineer and a CMM Programmer.
You will be responsible for managing and improving the efficiency of The Quality Assurance Department. Reducing Non-Conformance costs and aiming for right first time with zero customer complaints. Progressing towards total quality ownership of all employees.
Review and update operations and processes to ensure that they conform to established total quality standards.
The position is titled ’Senior Quality Engineer’, but its effectively a Quality Manager role, with this individual running the quality department.
Commutable From: Oxford, Bicester, Aylesbury, reading, Swindon, High Wycombe
A minimum of three years recent experience in a Senior Quality Engineer or Quality Manager, with the ability to train employees in quality related subjects.
CMM Programming, PC-DMIS experience is essential. CMM certification would be highly advantageous.
GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance).
Experience of AS9100 certifications.
Sound knowledge of inspection techniques, including:
the ability to interpret mechanical engineering drawings and determine appropriate measuring techniques.
the ability to produce credible inspection and associated reports.
Mechanical Engineering Qualification and an ISO 9000 Auditor qualification ideally.
Previous experience in managing Quality Management System.
Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)
The Senior Quality Engineer will assure product quality and strive for continual total quality improvement. Develop cost effective processes to ensure that total quality is promoted.
Maintain relevant ISO and AS EN 9100 certifications or equivalent and any other area of “best practices”.
To be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Quality Department; all forms of inspection and testing including, 1st off Intermediate and Final Inspection and compiling analysis reports and to supervise on inspection methods
Provide QA training, including training of Operators in all aspects of inspection techniques and equipment, including the preparation of inspection equipment work instruction.
The Senior Quality Engineer will produce FAIR & 8Ds and undertake CMM programming as required.
Assisting in the effective management of the entire measurement and test equipment calibration system.
Managing NCR database and provide quality assurance to ensure continuous improvement and managing External and Internal Audits.
Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Piling Design & Estimating Engineer with a leading UK business. The business has multiple sites, a 76 million turnover with aspirations of pushing on further. This is a permanent full-time work from home role, with a couple of visits to the South East office per month, so the incumbent can be based any where within reason.
Piling Design Engieer Benefits:
Full time homeworking
£50,000 salary plus car allowance or company vehicle
33 days holiday
6% employer pension
This senior Piling Design role is pivotal in the development of the South East Regional Office within the piling discipline. Substantial experience will be gained in CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast driven piles for a market leading specialist renowned for innovation and development.
Reporting to the Area Manager, you will cover all aspects of the regional piling work winning activities with a certain level of autonomy (depending on experience), in respect of pile design and technical sales including CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast Driven. Some overlap may occur with the Mini piling team in respect of technical support and sales, and liaison with other regions will be required in terms of sales intelligence, pricing levels and R and D.
This role offers much diversity in terms of work activities from design, through estimating, technical sales and then follow up, in a demanding yet extremely challenging environment working for a highly regarded specialist.
Piling Design will include bearing piles, tension piles laterally loaded piles and retaining walls. Design includes both tender and contract design and site redesign as required.
The individual will manage all incoming piling enquiries, including assessment of opportunities and allocation of tenders/designs and includes estimating, tendering and client interaction / negotiation to the point where orders are secured, and provide ongoing support throughout the life of a project if required.
There will be some work providing support dealing with site issues as and when these arise. This includes contract redesigns, rectification of design issues and liaising with external approving authorities and Engineers if required.
Reporting to the Area Manager the role should provide effective control of the Technical and Estimating element of the discipline ensuring compliance with the company management system and business strategy.
Piling Design Engieer Person Specification:
You will preferably be a Chartered Civil Engineer
Client is looking for proven Piling Design experience, CFA and retaining walls
You will be a solid, well experienced Piling Design Engineer. If required, the estimating side can be taught
Flexibility, attending the South East office a couple of times per month
Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994
Are you experienced at leading international R&D teams in the areas of Electronic and Software Technology, at a Senior Management level?
Are you the type of leader who can manage multiple R&D projects simultaneously, by strong leadership, excellent organisational and programme management skills, with the ability to delegate effectively?
We have a great opportunity to join a fast-expanding SME that has already established multiple safety and communication technology brands across the globe and be part of and shape the future of this highly profitable business, through growth strategy and R&D innovation.
To be an effective Technical Director within this organisation, the right applicant will have the following attributes and experiences.
A proactive and results driven individual with an outstanding track record of delivering results.
Managed teams of Engineers 10+ on multiple projects within the last 3 years.
Have a strong knowledge and understanding of Electronics, Embedded Firmware and Software applications, combined with some knowledge of mechanical engineering.
Can lead and develop cross functional engineering teams, ideally in an international setting.
A strong passion of new and innovative technologies.
Good Team Management Skills.
Strong desire to meet high standards.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills, both internally and externally.
Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to get others to believe in your decision making.
Experience of working with international colleagues, partners and suppliers.
Degree qualified in Engineering (Ideally Electronic or Software Engineering)
A proven career history of longevity within companies, with a clear pattern of fast-track promotion through ability and achievements.
Primary responsibilities of the Technical Director:
Ensure the new product roadmap is delivered on time and on cost.
Lead the global engineering team (UK, Europe & Asia, circa 35 people in total) and work with outsource partners in developing a broad range of new products.
Direct the future strategy of the company as a member of the board.
Ensure the right technical approach is taken on major projects.
Challenge the way in which the company develop products to speed up time to market.
Developing the capabilities of the team and staff.
Recruiting and retaining good engineering talent.
Working with marketing and sales to create innovative and highly profitable product development.
Developing relationships with outsourced partners, suppliers, other group companies, universities and associations to deliver best in class solutions for our customers
Technical Director Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary - £100,000 - £115,000
Bonus & Share scheme up to 125% of salary
Company car or car allowance
Commutable from – Aldershot, Guildford, Oxford, Reading, St Albans, Windsor, Watford.
Probe Technical Recruitment, a Technical Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994