Senior Quality Engineer

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Corporate Services Division


Reporting directly to the Renishaw Group QA Manager – Metrology, the successful applicant will join a small team tasked with assuring the continuous development of Group Quality Management Systems (GQMS), and quality of the Group’s products and services.

The role is primarily focussed on ensuring best practice is shared across the Group’s product divisions, subsidiaries and partner companies. This will be achieved by working closely with a wide range of staff in product and service divisions, in detail, to understand their quality related objectives and targets.  Whilst a Group function, there will be occasions when the role will give the opportunity to get “hands on” to develop a better understanding of project technical needs and requirements.


•Support the Renishaw Group QA Manager in all aspects of their responsibilities for Group Quality.
•Undertake the necessary audits, or other suitable reviews of the Group QMS, key business processes and project technical needs related to quality (ISO 9001, ISO 17025 and TickITplus).
•Undertake comprehensive root cause analysis to determine corrective and preventative actions to improve the GQMS.
•Support the provision of specific quality documents, such as FMEAs, control plans as required.
•Build sustainable relationships across all divisions through clear communication and reporting on tasks and initiatives.
•Report on tasks through contribution to Board reports, SOFT reports and audit reports etc.

Key requirements:
Essential requirements:
•Significant experience in a QA role, with training in, and evidence of conducting audits.
•Good knowledge of design and/or manufacturing processes.
•Good knowledge of verification and validation processes.
•Good knowledge of quality tools for process improvement, planning and problem solving.
•A high level of computer literacy, in particular Microsoft Office.
•Clear verbal and written communication skills.
•A full UK driving licence.
•A full, valid passport ensuring unrestricted travel to and from the UK.

Desirable requirements:
•An Engineering degree or similar qualification in QA.
•Working knowledge, training and experience of any automotive, aerospace or medical QMS.
•Experience of direct involvement with customers on quality related issues.



*NB: Applicants that do not meet all of the above essential or desirable requirements, but show strong potential, may be considered for the role.

Person specification

Person specification:
The successful applicant will be a highly organised self starter with ability to work strategically as well as operationally.  Inquisitive and questioning, the individual in this role will be discreet and diplomatic.  Good attention to detail and clear verbal and written communication skills are essential.



When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a  9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


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