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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  HSEQ

Dundalk, IE

Quality Engineer

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


We are looking for a Quality Engineer to join the quality team of Hiab on a 12 month contract. The purpose of the position is to sustain and develop product and process quality and be the leading voice of the customer quality within the value stream. Quality Engineer develops quality standards for R&D, sourcing, operation and assembly and designs and implements the measures, tests, sampling methods, and other procedures that ensure that these standards are met.
This position reports to David Maguire, Quality Manager and is part of Hiab’s Truck Mounted Forklifts division. The location of this position is Dundalk, Ireland.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Root cause analysis and corrective action of supplier, internal & customer quality issues
  • Analysis and reporting of quality deviations to other BL’s stakeholders
  • Approval and follow up of In-house technical claims
  • Act as the quality lead for assigned value stream(s)
  • Carry out incoming material PPAP inspections where necessary
  • Ensure timely resolution of quality deviations, individual countermeasures / corrective actions
  • Conduct internal / external audits as required and close out corrective actions
  • Ensure material is promptly transacted to the correct warehouse and discrepancies resolved to maintain inventory accuracy
  • Support the Value Stream teams and SQDIP model in day-to-day activities to ensure compliance to Quality & Schedule requirements
  • Ensure that all operations carried out are completed in a safe and effective manner.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • Relevant third level degree (preferably in a mechanical discipline)
  • Relevant experience may compensate for lack of formal education



  • Minimum three years’ experience in a quality engineering function
  • Strong experience from a mechanical industry and assembly operations perspective



  • Experience in the use of Quality Tools
  • Have a working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, Statistical Analysis, Quality problem solving and continuous improvement techniques
  • Good understanding of ISO QEHS Management system standards (9001 / 14001 / 45001)
  • Good communication and co-operations skills with internal and external parties
  • Strong technical understanding of manufactured products and functionality
  • Understanding of technical drawings
  • Process based thinking.

You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV by 20.09.2021.


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com