Graduate Quality Engineer

Posted 18 August 2023
Salary £24k - 30k per year
LocationMerthyr Tydfil
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePatrick Gray

Job description

Job Description: Graduate Quality Engineer -
Salary £24,000- £30,000
Company Overview:
This company is a leading infrastructure and construction company specializing in large highways and earthworks projects. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we strive to deliver high-quality solutions that improve transportation infrastructure and positively impact communities. As part of our growth and commitment to nurturing talent, we are seeking a dedicated Graduate Quality Engineer to join our dynamic team.
Position Overview:
As a Graduate Quality Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of our large highways project. You will work closely with the Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) teams, gaining hands-on experience and contributing to the implementation of robust quality management practices throughout the project's lifecycle.
Key Responsibilities:
Quality Inspections and Testing: Conduct regular inspections and tests on construction materials, components, and finished works in compliance with project specifications, industry standards, and quality management plans.
Document Control: Maintain accurate records of inspection and testing activities, including test reports, non-conformance reports (NCRs), corrective actions, and other relevant documentation.
Quality Audits: Participate in internal and external quality audits to verify compliance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.
Process Improvement: Collaborate with senior quality engineers and project managers to identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency in quality assurance and control procedures.
Non-Conformance Management: Assist in identifying, documenting, and managing non-conforming work items and support the development and implementation of corrective and preventive actions.
Materials Management: Ensure that construction materials used in the project meet required standards and specifications by coordinating with suppliers and conducting material inspections.
Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance: Adhere to company health, safety, and environmental policies and guidelines, actively promoting a safe working environment.
Quality Training: Participate in training sessions to enhance knowledge and skills related to quality management, construction practices, and relevant industry standards.
Collaboration: Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, including engineers, contractors, and stakeholders, to achieve project quality objectives.
·Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field with a focus on quality management.
·Certifications: Professional certifications in quality management, such as Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), would be advantageous but not mandatory.
·Technical Skills: Familiarity with construction materials and testing procedures, knowledge of quality management systems and tools, and proficiency in using relevant software for data management and analysis.
·Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to convey technical information effectively.
·Analytical Thinking: Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically to identify and address quality-related issues.
·Team Player: Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
·Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to ensuring the highest level of quality.
·Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and work in a fast-paced construction environment.
·Safety Focus: Strong commitment to safety protocols and practices.
·Competitive salary and benefits package.
·Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
·Exposure to large-scale infrastructure projects and cutting-edge construction technologies.
·Supportive work culture that values innovation, collaboration, and employee well-being.
·If you are a highly motivated graduate seeking to launch your career as a Quality Engineer in the exciting field of large highways and earthworks projects, we encourage you to apply and join our team at [Company Name]. Together, we can build a brighter future for communities and the transportation infrastructure that connects them.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876069 for more information