Quality Control Engineer

​Role Summary

We are recruiting a Quality Control Engineer to be responsible for Goods In inspections.

The role will involve investigating non-conformities highlighted as a result of final product testing; data collection, analysis and trending; and undertaking development testing work in the laboratory. The successful candidate will hold a degree or HND in Mechanical Engineering and will preferably have relevant experience of undertaking testing of devices within a manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake investigations for issues found at goods inwards inspections. Liaise with suppliers to resolve issues.
  • Investigate non-conformities highlighted as a result of final product testing.
  • Data collection, analysis and trending with the aim of reducing supplier performance issues.
  • Work on compliance-based project work as necessary, including improvements to the Goods Inwards systems.
  • Promote and support a high level of quality compliance throughout Goods Inwards.
  • Support the Quality Control Inspector with receipt, inspection and testing of incoming goods activities and finished product testing.
  • Manage the development testing laboratory and development testing programmes within the company.
  • Ensure Health & Safety procedures are followed in the areas and encourage a positive approach to Health & Safety.

Essential Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Degree or HND in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience of inspection activities and product testing preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to undertake prescribed testing of devices/materials for the validation of production processes to support regulatory submissions.
  • Minimum of GCSE grade “C” or equivalent in Maths and English or equivalent.

Desirable Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Experience of working within a Medical Device (or similar) industry
  • Experience of working within a quality control or quality assurance team
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers and supplier non-conformities
  • Experience of determining testing requirements of various devices and materials relevant to medical devices.
  • Experience of Programming co-ordinate/optical measurement machines and tensile test machines
  • Ability to create and understand Control Charts

Essential Skills and Behaviour

  • Good organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to undertake root cause investigations.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team.
  • A can-do attitude with the ability to take initiative.


  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Flexibility
  • Creativity
  • Respect

Accountable To

Quality Systems Manager

Starting Salary

£29K plus

Closing date: 12th August 2019

To apply for this role please send your CV directly to hr@xiros.co.uk

Please note we will not consider unsolicited CVs from agencies.

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