Quality Engineer

Pay: DOE
Type: Permament
Hours: 37.5
Location: PCB Division, Musselburgh

Purpose and objectives of the role

The Quality Engineer will support our PCB and Quality Department in performing activities to ensure the integrity of products in accordance with the required quality specifications, standards, goals, and objectives.  Support the the conformity of the quality management system.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Perform quality Inspection on customer specific critical parts.
  • Handling rejected/ defect materials and returns as they arise. This includes:

Segregating and quarantining of non-conforming product where necessary and liaising with suppliers/ customers.

  • Raise/ address non-conformances as required.
  • Support in the reporting of quality metrics in relation to these issues.
  • Addressing customer complaints to identify the source of the problem, root cause analysis and implementation of corrective and preventative actions.

Final Quality Release of Product: –

  • Checking documents are at the correct revision level and completed correctly.
  • Documentation/ records are completed in line with Good Documentation Practice.
  • Ensuring that tests pass prior to release and any applicable Change Notes / Concessions have been documented.
  • Support in driving continuous improvements throughout the organisation.
  • Report writing including FAI and CAPA.


  • Educated to Degree level in either engineering or Life Sciences (or equivalent) or relevant industry experience


  • Knowledge of MRP/Q Pulse advantageous. but training will be provided.
  • Awareness of IPC Standards and/or experience in PCB Inspection.
  • Awareness of quality standards – BS EN 9100/9001.
  • An enthusiastic self-starter with a good eye for detail and the ability to complete tasks/ objectives.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Internal auditing experience advantageous but not essential.
  • Good Timekeeping and attendance, able to work a 2-shift rotation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced high technology production environment.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and assist in the smooth running of the department to meet required output.
  • Excellent workmanship and attention to detail.
  • Self-disciplined and able to work with the minimum of supervision.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Good communication skills.


  • Previous experience in electronic manufacturing or manufacturing environment, preferred but not essential as full training is given.

Why Zot?

  • Over 40 years of  Engineering experience in all aspects of Manufacturing
  • 29 days paid holiday per year.
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Shift allowance (where applicable)
  • Excellent on-the-job training
  • Apprenticeship schemes available
  • Sage Benefits including many shopping discounts
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Good transport links and on-site car parking
  • Equal Opportunities Employer

Zot follows a policy of equal opportunities for employment, training, and other conditions of service.  

Proof of identity and right to work in the UK will be required prior to commencing employment.

If you are interested in joining us, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and covering letter via email to [email protected]