POSITION FILLED - Engineering Graduate (Quality) within our Technical Development Programme

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Engineering Graduate (Quality) within our Technical Development Programme –

for an outstanding ‘world class’ employer

Salary £23 -26k (negotiable dependent upon experience) + extensive benefits


We are now seeking to appoint an ambitious Graduate to join this high profile, world class manufacturer – the position is permanent and will include a two year rotational programme across the wider technical functions within our business.  This role will suit someone keen to find a graduate level opportunity in a business that offers genuine, realistic and proven career progression by means of promotion and succession planning – this is a recognised technical development programme with a great pedigree. 


This particular facility specialises in metals manufacturing for the aerospace, automotive, oil & gas and energy markets.  As a group, we employ nearly 30,000 people at 161 locations in 15 countries.  We insist on quality, not just in materials and processes but also in the people we employ.  Despite our size, those who work with us are recognised, respected and rewarded - you will never just be "a number" or "get lost in the crowd".


Main Purpose of Position

  • To assist with and understand all Quality Engineering activities related to the business processes used at this site, with the aim of improving performance, and the resolution of customer/supplier issues.


    Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • To support and take an active part in discussions of points of technical expertise through knowledge of customer specifications, requirements and drawing interpretation. Gain an understanding of what the issue is; understand the information from specifications and drawings in relation to the issue

  • Support Quality activities in other departments. Assisting with the selection and use of appropriate quality tools and techniques

  • Assist in problem resolution whilst ensuring high quality responses to customer and supplier issues

  • Assist with the plan and help out with internal audits, reporting and analysing results, assisting with corrective and preventative action. Compiling summary reports on audit activity and its effectiveness

  • Assist with reviews and report on non-conformance data for repeated problems using specialist quality techniques, presentation and analysis tools

  • To represent the Company image as being one of high integrity at all times when representing the Company both internally and externally

  • In addition to the Main Duties and Responsibilities, every employee has the overall responsibility for the environment, health & safety


Qualifications, skills, experience required:

  • Graduate with a 2:1, 1st or Masters in Mechanical, Aerospace or Manufacturing Engineering (or similar)

  • Happy to commit to a permanent role within an initial two year Technical Development Programme

  • Basic understanding of quality standards, Quality Management Systems and documentation desirable

  • Ability to work to within a team, and a structured approach to problem solving and continual improvement

  • Previous experience in a similar role within an engineering environment desirable but not essential i.e. internship or similar

  • Good analytical, mechanical, communication skills

  • Confident in using Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


About The Benefits:  Basic annual starting salary of £23-26k (negotiable in the case of 12 months + experience), 30 days leave (includes Bank & statutory holidays), pension (employee and employer contributions) and stock purchase plan.   Standard working hours with an earlier finish on a Friday.


How To Apply/Find Out More:  Applications in writing by sending a CV and covering letter on email to lorna@danepartnership.co.uk No agencies please. We have a much more personal, hands on approach to our recruitment processes, maintaining rapid response to enquiries and open communications throughout.  Top of Form