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We have a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join our expanding Quality Control Team based our of offices in Hereford. The role as a Trainee Quality Control Engineer will allow you to gain the essential skills and knowledge to progress within a growing industry.

The role covers the following

  • To assure supply of materials meet client requirements and are right first time, ensuring a defect free delivery

What youll be doing

As a Trainee Quality Control Engineer, you will support the wider QC Team to deliver a wide range of activities, these include:

  • Attending factory acceptance tests with QC team members and conducting inspections at suppliers to ensure that all requirements are fulfilled.
  • Assist with production of Manufacturing Assurance Plans
  • Assist with Production of appropriate reports and management information.
  • Alongside the QC Team generate and maintain records of Factory Acceptance Tests/Inspections.
  • Assist in the identification and control of non-conforming material, raising non-conformance reports as necessary.
  • Assist with investigation of root cause to ensure that suitable corrective actions plans are developed.
  • Support the collation of final quality records for the handover of assets to client.
  • Support establishment of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Ensure that all work practices comply with PT&D legal and statutory requirements relating to health and safety
  • Challenge existing systems and processes ensuring best practice and continual improvement
  • Contribute to the delivery of a continuous improvement culture
  • Live the Balfour Beatty Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm and Right First Time

Who were looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Ability and willingness to travel and work with the existing QC Team this maybe at locations that are potentially overseas.
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Observant and high levels of attention to detail.
  • Good English and Maths skills
  • Good IT skills (knowledge of MS Office 365 is an advantage)
  • Ability to work to deadlines.

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001

Why work for us

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasnt rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You'll have the freedom to shape the package thats right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

  • Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
  • 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
  • Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
  • Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more

About us

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions across the full spectrum of the electricity grid, including overhead lines, cabling, substations and distribution networks.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support customers in the development of some of the UKs most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit www.balfourbeatty.com/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: candidaterecruitmentqueries@balfourbeatty.com

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