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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  HSEQ

Witney, GB

Apply by:  04-10-2018

Quality Egineer

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

Del End 2 End Supply Team is looking for a Quality Engineer. This role is pivotal in delivering and raising the quality, environmental, health and safety levels across all areas of the business, and continuously improve processes and procedures, manufacturing methods and quality of design. You will be responsible for maintaining the ISO standards accreditation and liaising with all personnel in the business.

This role reports to QHSE Manager and is based in Witney, UK. 

The role will involve a significant amount of foreign travel to provide SQA activities within the supply chain including APQP, PPAP, supplier external assessment audits & surveillance visits including international and european suppliers. 

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the QMS and EMS are kept up to date and are relevant to the business working practices to ensure continuous accreditation of the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards, and keep up to date all documents and records
  • Complete internal and external audits within the schedule and support any continuous improvement opportunities with the relevant departmental managers
  • Investigate customer quality complaints and concerns to ensure that appropriate corrective action is taken to resolution
  • Investigate internal quality issues, this includes non-conforming incoming material and production rejects to ensure corrective action is taken and communicated to resolution
  • In the case of supplier rejects liaise with suppliers to prohibit repeat issues and build strong relationships
  • Assist with the appointed health and safety representative to advise and assist the leadership team with all matters relating to health and safety
  • Encourage engineering design for ease to manufacture and participate to encourage production to raise potential production improvements
  • Establish and maintain appropriate statistics including assisting building excel and google documentation to creation of high level reporting structure
  • Create reports in all Microsoft and google applications for corporate requirements.

What you’ll need to succeed:

The candidate should be capable to support the communication and understanding between engineering and production, facilitate between departments to ensure co-operation is maintained with timely thorough feedback, initiate and develop continuous improvement projects, and guide and facilitate others to participate. The candidate should have good communication link techniques to establish and capture involvement with successes projected.

Ideally you have: 

  • 3 years experience in a similar role
  • 3 years experience of maintaining an ISO accredited system
  • External and internal auditing 9001 qualification
  • An engineering background and experience (ideally degree level or HNC/HND qualification or excessive experience)
  • Excellent IT skills, proficient with Microsoft applications (knowledge of Google documentation suite would be advantageous)
  • Previous experience of maintaining H+S system in a manufacturing environment will be highly desired (ideally with a recognised qualification)
  • Systems: Maintain the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 accreditation.

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?

For further information please contact Mark Thomas, QHSE Manager at

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 31.03.2019. 

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 brands. 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.
Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion, and it employs over 11,000 people.


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