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Trainee QC Engineer

Full Time
Duration of Engagement:
Base Location:
Huddersfield, business travel expected

Trainee QC Engineer

QEM Solutions is a dynamic, rapidly growing engineering consultancy firm at the forefront of innovation and excellence. We pride ourselves on being pro-active and hardworking. Hence the name, “Solutions”, quite simply it is what we do for our clients. We find solutions.

We are unique in the way that whilst we may work on projects as individuals, we still operate as a team and combine resources and skills to ensure that every project that QEM Solutions works on receives the complete scope of our collective knowledge, experience and skills.

As a result of our expanding portfolio of clients and projects we are now building capacity and expertise across the business and have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee QC Engineer to join our dynamic team here at QEM Solutions.

The role will be initially based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and will involve a significant amount of travel around the UK.

As a trainee QC Engineer, you will gain detailed knowledge and experience of inspection and wider quality aspects. These will relate mainly to materials quality, certification and construction inspection techniques such as Painting/Coating, Visual Welding Inspection, MPI & UT in one or more sectors across the water and energy landscape.

The role is designed to Provide QC technical support, NDT and Inspection duties across a range of construction projects to ensure compliance with Legislation, Industry Standards and Client Specifications, Procedures and Quality Management System requirements. During your training, which will be funded by the company, you will be receive the best quality mentoring and support from our highly experienced team.

Team working is how we achieve our success and highest satisfaction rates from our clients. You will be closely assisted throughout our carefully planned training and induction process.

QEM Solutions, who are we?

You will notice that we are very highly regarded across multiple industries and pride ourselves on our reputation for excellence which is second to none.

We are an agile and flexible team who want to attract the very best of talent, offering a great team to work with and very competitive terms and conditions. Make no mistake, when you join QEM Solutions you will get the very best of support and training and if you have the right talent and attitude there will be lots of opportunities to learn and grow.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual with a passion for engineering and desire to learn. In addition the following qualifications experience and understanding would be very valuable:

Essential Qualifications and experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing or construction related environment, preferably fabrication and welding or other manufacturing type process
  • A basic knowledge of materials, welding, painting and coating would be advantageous
  • Basic understanding of the use and content of engineering drawings
  • Some basic knowledge of Standards & Specifications and their use
  • IT Literate (good understanding of Excel and Word, use of laptops, tablets etc)
  • 5 x GCSEs to include English, Maths and at least 1 Science subject – level C/4 minimum
  • Willing to obtain an HNC in a relevant engineering discipline (with additional Company support).
  • Full Driving License
  • Right to work in the UK

Essential attributes:

  • Must have strong problem solving skills
  • Must have drive and motivation to work independently with little supervision.
  • Willing and able to work away from home for extended periods
  • A genuine interest in Engineering and/or Construction industry
  • Able to develop and maintain excellent relationships with colleagues and clients and demonstrate good communication skills
  • Be able to demonstrate integrity in decision making (especially when under pressure)
  • Diligent with good attention to detail
  • Possess an inquisitive and curious mind with a passion for self-development and learning

There are several pre-requisites any candidate must have to join QEM Solutions;

  • A willingness and drive to be the best at what you do.
  • A drive to succeed, whilst not compromising the quality of your work.
  • The personality to develop and maintain relationships with the client.
  • The energy, work ethic and exuberance to contribute to a young and upbeat team.
  • A willingness to work all over the UK

In return we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 holidays per year
  • Company Vehicle
  • Fuel Card
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension

If this sounds like it is of interest to you, and the challenge is one that you would relish, then please apply here.

  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £25,000.00 - £32,000.00 per year
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Work Location: On the road
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