Role Title: Quality Engineer


Tekmar Energy

Reports to:

HSEQ Manager

The Role

Tekmar Energy is looking to recruit a Quality Engineer on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) basis with the potential for the role to move to a permanent basis.

The role purpose:

  • Work within the HSEQ team to develop, implement, and continually improve our client’s projects, quality standards, and company systems
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation/certification is acquired and available for products supplied, whilst ensuring they conform to the order specifications
  • Support the identification and processing of any non-conforming or rejected parts or products
  • Provide management system reports, maintain and update electronic information systems, distribute documents, and ensure accuracy of all documentation in line with the company procedures and policies

Key Responsibilities

  • Support in the delivery of external inspections
  • Contribute to management reports
  • Data gathering & analysis
  • Manage and verify supplier documents and certification
  • Perform or assist with internal audits and participate with external audits
  • Maintain and update calibrated equipment and the calibration register
  • Maintenance and improvement of the approved supplier list/system
  • Maintenance of HSEQ management system, documents & records
  • Management and record-keeping of HSEQ reporting (Observation Reports, Risk Assessments, Toolbox Talks, Audits, and Incident Reports, etc.)
  • Development of project quality plans and inspection & test plans
  • Identifying, investigating, and reporting of non-conformities, including root cause analysis
  • Trend analysis and implementation of corrective actions via LEAN, 8D, Six Sigma, etc. processes and methodologies

Continuous Improvement and Safety Culture

  • Manage and drive continuous improvement activities
  • Promote a positive quality and safety culture proactively
  • Support product cost reduction with a clear focus on the cost of poor quality analysis combined with improving behaviors towards the right-first-time goal


  • Lead FMEA risk assessment activities and ensure that all failure modes for process issues have been identified and addressed
  • Lead problem solving, failure analysis, corrective action & preventative action activities
  • Promote a culture of structured problem-solving

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to designated individuals, as necessary

Qualifications and Experience

Desirable Qualifications

  • CQI Certificate in Quality Management Level 3
  • ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor
  • HNC in Engineering


  • Previous experience in a similar quality role will be advantageous, though training will be provided
  • Knowledge of calibration requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Able to use basic measuring equipment
  • Knowledge of Stores and Goods Inwards
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages/quality systems
  • Engineering background and experience would be necessary

Personal Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills establishing good working relationships with suppliers, customers and co-workers
  • Excellent attention to detail, setting high standards
  • Flexible and proactive, accepting and tackling goals with enthusiasm
  • Having good written and spoken communication skills
  • Places a high priority on working to deadlines in line with expectations
  • Have structured solutions-focused approach to problem-solving

Closing date for CV applications is 15 January 2021

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