Job Description

Job Location

Hook RG27, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


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Commissioning and Quality Engineer

Our client based in Hook is looking to recruit a Commissioning and Quality Engineer to join their expanding facility. Our client has been at the forefront of designing computer-controlled systems to evaluate mechanical properties and is highly regarded within the geotechnical engineering design sector.  Our client exports to over 70 countries worldwide and take pride in their company mission and vision statements which underpins their core staff values.

The role of Commissioning and Quality Engineer is a key role that ensures our clients equipment is fit for purpose. The role will develop a detailed knowledge of equipment and its operation. Training will be provided. The Engineer must maintain a safe working area under supervision of the Geotechnical Systems Manager / Commissioning and Quality Team Leader. A professional attitude with a high standard of personal presentation and excellent communication skills is demanded. The role is varied and requires the appointee to be self-organised, methodical, keen to handle multiple tasks and flexible in their approach to work. The engineer will report to the Commissioning and Quality Team Lead on most cases and the Geotechnical Systems Manager when required.


· Commission products within required dates and to the highest quality standards.

· Carry out initial testing alongside commissioning on designated products.

· Ensure all build procedures are followed: ensuring standards of work are maintained – Provide updates for production build procedures and report on any changes, which are required for future builds.

· System assembly and QA testing for customer orders ready for shipment.

· Recording and updating of documentation associated with QA and customer orders.

· Evaluate and conduct repairs on returned equipment and systems, using company procedures to manage the repairs workflow.

· Perform in house calibrations and sanity checks.

· Liaise with the Geotechnical Systems Engineers to develop testing capabilities for products and provide feedback to production and design teams for possible improvements in manufacturing.

· Preparation, maintenance and implementation of internal and external technical procedures, help-sheets and boilerplates.

· De-bug and problem solve issues with products both at the client and in the field via on-site support. Maintaining non-conformance records as appropriate.

· Be fully aware of Health and Safety requirements and ensure safe working at all times within team(s).


· Experience within an engineering environment. Preferably Materials, Electronics, Mechanical. A degree or HNC in a related engineering field is an advantage.

· A basic understanding and confidence to work with electronic/electrical components and systems.

· Ability to think logically and fault find software, mechanical and electrical issues.

· Ideally, previous experience or general knowledge of sensors, transducers and electro- mechanical systems would be an advantage.

· The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and understand manuals, schematics, plans and specifications would be an advantage.

· Ability to quickly learn in-house developed software packages.

· Excellent presentation and communication skills in English, both oral and written.

· The capability to independently manage time and prioritise work whilst maintaining agreed deadlines.

· A flexible approach to work and be prepared to work with any member of the team.

· The desire to learn new ideas and concepts.

· Experience of Microsoft office for report writing and scientific data interpretation.

· Must have a high standard of housekeeping, cleanliness and tidiness.

Company Benefits

· Company bonus scheme

· Share incentive scheme

· Workplace pension scheme

· General life assurance

· Employee Assistance Program

· Free daily catered lunch

· Free fruit delivered   weekly

· Cycle to work scheme

· Wellbeing break out area

· Wellness activities and incentives

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110