Quality Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Liverpool, United Kingdom


Position summary

ake yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Who will you be working with?

As a Quality Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and compliance of engineering components. You will be responsible for the investigation of customer returns and warranty claims through examination of parts and products to determine if warranty claims are valid.

Role: Quality Engineer

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside (CH41 1LF)

Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:30pm and Friday 08:00am to 13:00pm, 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time

How will you make a difference?

To promote a culture of excellence in quality, taking a proactive approach to solving quality issues. Ensuring warranty return claims get investigated promptly, root cause is established, and working with the Quality team for the implementation of Corrective Preventive actions and the 8D reporting.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Investigate and report Customer Complaints.

  • Carry out random outgoing product inspection and report to Quality.

  • Liaise with Customers/Suppliers regarding rejects or quality issues.

  • Provide support to assess existing and approve new suppliers by conducting desktop and on-site audits if required.

  • Lead 8Ds, Pre FAI and Customer FAI's.

  • Maintain and improve 5S standards in the Quality Quarantine area.

  • Write and communicate reports relating to quality improvement.

  • Participate in setting, reviewing, and upgrading the quality standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Maintain records of all audits performed.

  • Coach, motivate, and challenge employees in the importance of quality and drive continuous improvement activities.

What do we want to know about you?

  • HND or above in mechanical engineering

  • Internal Auditor qualification

  • Good Knowledge of core quality tools such as 8D, FMEA, PPAP, with demonstrated application in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

  • Organised with the ability to manage multiple issues.

  • IT literate and proficient in Microsoft Office.

If you don't have all the above criteria don't worry, we would still like to hear from you as we live our values always put people first, and strive to expand what is possible.

Apply today!

Legal authorisation to work in UK is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

*Please note that we do not accept agency candidate submissions without a formalised agreement with Wabtec Talent Acquisition. If you are an agency/third party Recruiter and have not been engaged by Wabtec for this search, we do not owe you a fee if you submit a candidate to the applicant tracking system that is ultimately hired.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.