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Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Posted 9 April by Schneider Electric Ended

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

This job offers a great opportunity to work within one of our key business units. Drayton Controls is one of the leading brands in the UK domestic heating market. Manufactured in Plymouth, Drayton products are made in the UK, for the UK and have a reputation for quality, reliability and technical excellence. All business activity, from R&D to customer care to manufacturing, is undertaken at the Plymouth site, giving its employees great exposure to all facets of the business and creating a highly dynamic and collaborative working environment.

We’re confident that we can offer you a stimulating and rewarding environment, and an excellent opportunity to develop your career.

The job will participate in both the design and manufacturing process to ensure that all products represent the maximum quality and reliability attainable. You’ll play a key role in ensuring product issues are promptly investigated and adequate corrective/preventative actions implemented. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring that the products meet quality standards required to minimise quality costs and maximise customer satisfaction, whilst ensuring that procedures and processes are adhered to.


Education & Qualifications

  • HND standard or above in either Quality/Production engineering discipline
  • Six sigma Green Belt


  • ISO9001/2008 Quality Management Systems

  • Quality / Lean / Six Sigma tools: PFMEA, Control Plans, Root Cause Analysis (5Y’s / 8D) etc

  • Health and safety, and an awareness of overall behavioural standards and compliance in the work place


  • Relevant experience in a similar role within a high volume production environment.
  • Experience of machining, casting and moulding process (beneficial)
  • Experience in the manufacturing of electronic/ internet connected products
  • Proven track record of delivering robust permanent corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence of quality issues

Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity.  We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

We are always open to a conversation around flexible working.

Reference: 34550687

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