Quality Assurance Engineer


Ref: 535Thursday 30 January 2020

Quality Assurance Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Technician, Quality, Quality Control, Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing, Motorsport, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Location: Sheffield, Position: Permanent, Salary: Up to £37,000 p.a 




EMBS Engineering is representing one of our prestigious partners by bringing to market a new Quality Assurance Engineering vacancy for their site in Sheffield.

Our client is a leading manufacturing business that specialises in producing complex, detailed components for a range of industries including aerospace, nuclear and others. 

Due to continued growth and new project wins, they are looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Creation of Data Cards
  • Generation of FAIRS and associated documentation, including liaising with customers
  • Carry out Root Cause and Corrective Actions, Problem Solving using techniques such as 8D, 5Y
  • Assist in the generation of rework and sanctioning Non-Conformance
  • Carry out internal audits and existing audits 
  • Assist in PPAP, APQP and generation of PFMEA, Control Plans, Inspection Plans
  • Supporting the Zero Defects programme
  • Review and amend internal and external specifications and drawings
  • Liaise with suppliers 


Successful applicants MUST be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong Quality background
  • Previous experience working within a precision engineering environment where parts have been manufactured through machining or fabrication processes
  • Ideally knowledge of working with parts for Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil & Gas or other similar industry sectors
  • Strong understanding of various quality tools and techniques including PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D, 5Y etc.
  • Knowledge and working experience of FAIRs
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to liaise with customers, suppliers and various level stakeholders
  • Ability to carry out internal audits and support external supplier audits
  • Knowledge of Zero Defects


In return the client is offering:

  • Stability / Longevity - Permanent position
  • Competitive salary - Negotiable depending on experience
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.15am to 4.30pm
  • Additional benefits include: 35 days holiday, Contributory pension scheme - up to 6%, Private Healthcare, Modern working environment, free parking and much more


If you are interested in the role, feel you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for the role, please submit your most up to date CV to james@embstalent.co.uk