Quality Engineer – Milton Keynes – £45,000-50,000 DOE plus bonuses  

Quality Engineer

Milton Keynes

£45-50k DOE plus bonuses  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a experienced quality Engineer to join my clients growing friendly team at. The role is based at a state-of-the-art  

The Quality Engineer will manage and develop internal and external (vendors) manufacturing processes throughout the supply chain to ensure that they consistently produce quality product, without unnecessary wastes / cost. They will lead and develop effective Quality control and assurance systems and procedures to the business (external supply, internal manufacture, customer finished product), and lead, promote and drive a no-fault forward attitude and culture.  

Main Tasks of the Role: 

  • Responsible for Supplier Quality Assurance, of allocated supplier commodities.  
  • Manage external suppliers 
  • Lead and perform new supplier quality audits and supplier development / continuous improvement activities.  
  • Lead and manage the evaluation of Root Causes through proven problem-solving methods 
  • Lead the integration of New Products through the deployment of APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning)  
  • Where applicable, to lead and maintain process control measurement systems  
  • Liaison with Customer Support, to support in leading and facilitating the containment of Customer Feedback (CFB) issues and warranty issues raised. 

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Proven experience in competently managing and guiding Quality Engineers and Quality technicians. 
  • Experience in manufacturing practices; Electrical systems, Hydraulic systems, Welding, CNC Machining, Fitting, Assembly, and Finishing Processes 
  • Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or applicable experience 
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings 
  • Computer literate – with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Access and Project desirable but not essential. 
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) 
  • Working knowledge of PPAP/APQP tools and methods. 
  • Experience with D.F.M.E.A. and P.F.M.E.A. (desirable but not essential) 
  • Working knowledge of LEAN principles 


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holiday (holiday entitlement increases with service) 
  • Annual bonus (on average £500 per annum) 
  • 5% Contributory Pension scheme 
  • Healthcare Scheme 
  • Death in Service Life Insurance Scheme 
  • Free Company Lunches 
  • Free Company Family Days 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Referral Scheme 

This is a full time permanent Quality Engineer position, with a 40 hour working week, offering an annual salary of up to £50,000 or higher if at a management level plus annual company benefits to include a 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, pension scheme, annual bonus of £500, free company lunches, free family events and free car parking. 

If this Quality Engineer position sounds like you, then please forward your CV to Ashley at Coulter Elite Resourcing. 

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an independent recruitment consultancy with a head office in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire supplying permanent, temporary and contract personnel from office junior through to the highest levels of management both locally and nationally. Our area of recruitment are Commercial, FMCG, Engineering, Technical and IT