Quality Engineer

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: TBC
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: LNED-40714
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Ellie Danson

Ellie Danson

01709 723 248 / 07715316775

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Job Description

Lontra, an innovative multi-award-winning engineering technology company, have partnered with Elevation Recruitment Group, to manage the extensive recruitment drive for the set-up and launch of their new £17m smart factory in Doncaster.

As part of their core values, Lontra are committed to creating a diverse workforce, with an inclusive culture, where everyone is valued and able to participate, to achieve their potential as well as a focus on good work-life balance.

The new facility is based close to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with excellent road and transport links.


Lontra is a technology company delivering ground-breaking air compressor designs.

With their headquarters situated in the heart of the UK, they are backed by world-class technical, commercial partners and supporters, including SKF, WEG, Beckhoff Automation, Yaskawa and National Instruments.

Their flagship product, the Blade Compressor® has been proven by Severn Trent Water to drive down energy costs by 21 percent. The business continues to develop new technologies and is expanding into new industries including, food and drink production, pharmaceutical manufacture, and water treatment.

Lontra’s CEO Steve Lindsey was a finalist in the prestigious European Inventor Awards 2017 and has assembled an expert team to drive growth and success.

Out of doing things differently, encourages initiative and integrity. Good design, innovation, creativity, and curiosity are at the forefront of their work.


This role offers an exciting opportunity to be one of the founding members of the Doncaster team, to apply your skills to the fast-growing field of clean technology, playing a leading role in the production of a new world-class design of compressor.

The successful candidate will be capable of working as a core member of the manufacturing team whilst ensuring supplier product and process’ quality requirements are met.


• Develop a culture of Quality across the business
• Lead ISO accreditation requirements
• Ongoing development of the QMS
• Manage an NCR process for all internal/external suppliers
• Assist in supplier nomination and approval activities
• Conduct supplier audits
• Maintain compliance with current and proposed external standards
• Work together with project leaders to discuss solutions to quality issues
• Implement and monitor goods inwards Quality Control checks
• Identify training needs and reporting requirements to department heads
• Investigate root causes of quality problems and propose solutions
• Process and purchase specification Change Control
• Satisfy customer expectations about the product's quality
• Monitor and review supplier environmental standards/procedures
• Ensure that all supplier quality documents are maintained up-to-date and available
• Identify and support implementation of goods inwards and supplier process improvements.


We are looking for a multi skilled quality engineer to join into our team and help us develop our supply chain to ensure quality from the off, the intention is for this individual to help support our suppliers from the early stages, so quality becomes a way of life rather than an afterthought.


• Practical experience of implementing supplier quality in a manufacturing environment
• Experience ISO9001:2015 & auditing
• Understanding of quality methodologies and current industry standards and best practices
• Experienced in quality investigations
• An effective communicator at all levels of the organization.
• Understand and interpret requirements accurately
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and scheduling software.

Elevation Recruitment Group are handling all applications, we would love to hear from you if you meet the required skills, experience and are looking to join a forward-thinking progressive organisation.

Please get in touch today with a copy of your latest CV and a member of our team will make contact.
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This vacancy is managed by:

Ellie Danson

Ellie Danson

01709 723 248 / 07715316775

[email protected]

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