Quality Engineer

  • Job Reference: JOB-9686
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Recruitment
  • Website: https://recruitment.fordandstanley.com/
  • Location: Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Rolling Stock
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking for the opportunity to forge new quality processes and enact positive cultural change, working on a historical train maintenance depot?

The Opportunity

Ford & Stanley - The Rail Recruitment Experts are working with a market leader in rail vehicle maintenance and decarbonisation on their search for a Quality Engineer. This individual will play a key role in improving processes and will work closely with the Quality Manager to improve and promote a positive cultural change, drive cross-departmental collaboration and compliance with new process regarding all quality matters. In this position, the Quality Engineer can affect real change, as there is financial backing by the company to turn good ideas into practice, enabling the successful candidate to play a part in rail industry engineering innovation.


Wolverton, Milton Keynes

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Identify process areas for improvement and suggest action.
  • Conduct quality check to work carried out by welders on train modifications and overhauls.
  • Client communication and liaising with various departments.

The Candidate

The Quality Engineer will be an excellent communicator who can bring internal departments on board with change and will have an energetic and engaging personality. They will be passionate about providing a top-quality product / service to the client base and will have a positive attitude to facing challenges and getting stakeholders to buy in this business ethos transformation.

Key Criteria

  • Demonstrable experience in Quality (could consider a few years + HNC / HND qualification)
  • Stakeholder management and communication experience.
  • Experience in a manufacturing heavy engineering background (ideally rolling stock, but will consider other industries).

Closing Date: 30 th September 2023

Likely Job Titles: Quality Engineer, Quality Inspector, Quality Manager, Quality Technician, Quality Inspector

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.