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Quality Engineer


This new role within the Company will be working on our defence contracts and will be part team devising, establishing and maintaining our quality system to AS9100 D.


  • Help establish & set up the facilities to AS9100 incorporating customer specific requirements & MOD Standards
  • Work with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers IAW.
  • Control and undertaking of FAIR’s
  • Help set Norco standards for Quality.
  • Devise quality control documentation i.e. control plans, inspection plans and inspection sign-off documentation.
  • Make sure that manufacturing or production processes meet the required standards.
  • Product Inspection & quality sign off.
  • Internal auditing
  • Auditing of suppliers.
  • Control of calibration system.
  • Produce & review documentation packs.
  • Look at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
  • Review & control the non-conformance process.
  • Define quality procedures in conjunction with QM & operating staff.
  • Set up and maintain controls and documentation procedures.
  • Monitor performance by gathering relevant data and produce statistical reports.
  • Measure performance and identify any areas of weakness, recommending and implementing improvements, feeding the info back in to the IMS for continuous improvement.
  • Assess the effectiveness of changes made.
  • Use relevant quality tools and make sure managers and other staff understand how to improve the
  • Carry out toolbox talks & training for production staff with regards to quality processes & procedures.
  • Experience with MSA and Gauge R&R
  • Daily / weekly / monthly quality reporting upwards & downwards.


  • AS9100 Lead auditor
  • 2 – 5 years in a Quality Engineer position or similar.
  • Lean and 5S experience.
  • Experience with MSA and Gauge R&R
  • An understanding of composites.
  • Experience of performing audits.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Positive and professional attitude with the ability to work well independently.
  • Proactive with the ability to identify process improvement and implement any changes.


  • Previous experience in an Engineering role.
  • CQI Qualification.
  • Report writing including CMM report analysis

Please be aware that many roles for Norco GRP and Composites Ltd are subject to security control. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held and/or your place of birth may limit the roles that you can perform for our organisation. Successful candidates must pass a DBS check and meet security check (SC) clearance requirements.

Please apply with an indication of your salary expectations for the role.


Please feel free to contact us for more information or for an informal discussion about current opportunities.
If we do not have a current vacancy to suit your skills, we always welcome speculative CV’s.

Phone: 01202 623 934


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