Quality Engineer in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

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Job ID: LIF003809

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

To learn more about Pall, please visit www.pall.com/green.


Position Objective:

The Quality Engineer shall support the Value stream in achieving its quality targets and goals through the use of proven quality tools and techniques.  This will include supporting the planning and execution of improvement programmes within the value stream through to satisfactory conclusion with support from other members of the value stream team. The Quality Engineer must also ensure compliance to ISO 9001:2015 and other relevant regulatory and customer requirements. Additionally, the Quality Engineer may be required to support/ assess and approve a variety of filtration hardware and consumables.

Main Duties:

Business Improvement

Develop and communicate quality measures within the module in line with Quality, company and corporate objectives. Supporting the planning and execution of improvement programmes within the module using a structured approach to achieve the objectives 
Reject Corrective Actions

Investigate rejects and Implement / coordinate corrective actions to reduce internal and supplier rejects and provide effective RCA. 

Ensure compliance to ISO 9001:2015, relevant regulatory and customer specific requirements. 
Customer Complaints

Coordinate and investigate customer complaints. Implement RCA results to prevent recurrence.  
Documentation Control

Control Quality System procedures using the company documentation software in accordance with company requirements and quality approvals 

Support the Value Stream in managing Calibration requirements. 
Supplier Approvals

Work with supply chain and the Supplier Quality Engineer to develop suppliers to ensure a continued acceptable service.

Job-Specific Responsibilities:
  • Customer Complaints 
  • Internal & Supplier Rejects 
  • Supporting Supplier Approvals 
  • Documentation (Procedures) 
  • Internal Auditing to 9001:2015 and customer specific requirements 
  • Support of Production Inspection & Approvals 
  • Support customer factory acceptance testing as well as third party visits and approvals
  • General Quality Support for the Module 
  • Support Customer, Supplier, Regulatory and FAT site visits as directed by the Site Quality Assurance Manager 

Job Requirements


Essential Previous Experience:
  • Quality Engineering Role in a low volume highly regulated, Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering organisation. 
Essential Qualifications & Education:
  • ISO 9001:2015(Quality Management System) auditing training
  • Formal training on quality tools and techniques.
  • Educated to HNC/HND level in Quality or Engineering discipline would be an advantage. 
Knowledge & Skills:
  • Demonstrable success in improving processes to reduce defects through RCA 
  • In-depth knowledge and use of quality tools and techniques, including Lean 
  • Good Understanding of ISO 9001:2015 and its requirements 
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills 
  • Computer literate (MS Office suite). Some understanding of SAP would be advantageous 
  • Knowledge of mechanical manufacturing processes
The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Systematic approach to problem solving 
  • Results oriented and process driven 
  • Customer focused • Excellent communicator. 
  • Persistent and decisive.  
  • Understanding of the use of high tolerance measuring equipment.  

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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