Contract Quality Engineer £25.00 £28.00 per hour 6 Months Rolling Contract Location: Staffordshire I have an urgent requirement for a quality engineer to join a successful engineering business based in Staffordshire. This company specialise in the development of bespoke instrumentation supplied to regulated process industries. Due to an increase in project demand we are looking for someone to take responsibility for monitoring, controlling and coordinating quality assurance and control activities in the delivery of a variety of modular packages to the Gas Transmission and Distribution industry. Key Responsibilities: Support the Project Manager and/or Project Engineers on each assigned project according to the clients specifications Review and interpret client and project specifications and requirements in conjunction with Project Engineers and thirdparty support Develop and manage Quality and Inspection and Test Plans (I&TPs) as well as other workrelated procedures Review and approve suppliers and subvendors material traceability certification and other documentation against the project specifications, resolving any issues that might arise Conduct sample and inspection of incoming materials Assist with the compilation of Manufacturing Record Books and issues arising from I&TPs, coordinating and liaising with the various internal departments or suppliers as necessary Timely coordination and review of both internal and subvendor inspection activities, both internally and with all relevant parties Attend key supply chain kickoff visits and monitor work progress, supporting expedition as and when necessary Be aware of and coordinate all quality related issues on the project, including NonConformance Reports and corrective actions, until their closeout Ensure that the Mechanical Completion Process, including punch list control, is satisfactorily completed and closed prior to equipment delivery Providing support to all departments in developing defect reduction techniques. Supporting the internal and External Manufacturing Operations to establish defect and waste reduction. Key Skills and Experience: Bachelors degree in quality, mechanical, or industrial engineering; masters degree in engineering or a Master of Science in quality assurance preferred Certified Quality Engineer. Five years previous experience in a quality engineer, quality assurance, or related role Knowledge of fabrication, welding and material quality needed. Welding and NDT certification would be advantageous Knowledge of pressure testing procedures and controls Familiar with Gas industry and relevant codes and standards Excellent communication and negotiation skills with demonstrable experience of dealing with customers, suppliers and stakeholder bodies The ability to work with minimal supervision, setting and achieving clear targets and deliverables, within a project support environment Good familiarity with the different phases of project execution Understand and operate in accordance with ISO 9001 Quality Management System Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages LEAN /Six Sigma training/awareness, preferably Black Belt Familiar with ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001/45001 Health & Safety Management System 5 years experience of capital projects from design build and installation. Proven ability to deliver improvements in a low volume bespoke manufacturing environment. 2 years experience working in a structured capital project engineering environment. How To Apply: If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided and I will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion. Cubiq Recruitment is recognised as a trusted supplier of permanent, contract and interim recruitment services to the technology and manufacturing sectors. Our teams of specialist recruiters operate across the following engineering and commercial disciplines; mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, controls & instrumentation, embedded software & electronics, quality & manufacturing, product design and project, programme & operations management.