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About us

Mecalac is a leader in the design and manufacture of compact construction equipment. Renowned for stylish design, rental-tough build quality and safety-critical operator technologies, our extensive range is used on sites worldwide. With more than 70 years’ experience in development and production, we continue to innovate, boasting a comprehensive portfolio of compact equipment specifically developed to revolutionise operations for construction professionals – saving time, money and labour.

From class-leading site dumpers and backhoe loaders, to compaction rollers, wheel loaders and a unique portfolio of first-to-market excavators, we guarantee superior performance, flexibility and speed. Choosing Mecalac means embracing innovation, efficiency, comfort, safety and performance – the perfect solution for every application.

About the job

Your primary responsibility will be supporting production teams on all quality related issues, quality management system, standards and procedures through introduction of quality tools, techniques and methodologies.

As well as day-to-day quality engineering activities, supporting value engineering and cost reduction initiatives in production, you will be facilitating development, implementation and improvement of quality standards, procedures and processes. You will be leading customer quality issue investigations and relevant actions associated with this, as well as problem solving initiatives utilising various tools such as 8D, SPC, FMEA etc.

You will be leading ECN and NPPD quality activities, ensuring changes / new models are delivered according to plan and correct quality standards. You will be developing and maintaining the use of timing plans, advanced quality planning techniques such as PPAP and FMEA.

The role will be best suited for a quality technician who is looking for a career progression.


We are looking for candidates with ideally a degree or equivalent relevant experience in manufacturing engineering or quality based engineering discipline.

Essential skills and experience also include:

  • Previous experience of manufacturing environment, quality and problem solving activities.
  • Extensive knowledge of lean manufacturing processes.
  • Competent and experienced in the use of core tools such as APQP, FMEA, SPC and PPAP.
  • Excellent problem solving and continuous improvement skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Collaborative and skilled influencer.
  • Resilience and ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Process change and improvement experience.

We offer competitive salary and benefits including:

  • Basic salary of up to £40,000 pa
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee discounts and wellbeing support
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle2Work Scheme

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Quality Engineer



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