Plant Quality Engineer
Milton Keynes

Plant Quality Engineer

Ref: 100| Posted: 4th Nov 2019

Plant Quality Engineer – Packaged Plant Solutions
Milton Keynes / Wokingham


Who are Baxi:

Baxi Heating is a leading provider of sustainable and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers.


Who are Packaged Plant Solutions:

PPS creates bespoke designs to meet the clients’ requirements and programmes and fits within our Baxi Commercial business. Through our network of leading supply partners, PPS source plant equipment and fabricate modular solutions using an in-house fabrication facility.


Plant Quality Engineer role:

To ensure PPS and its Commercial business parent company produce products and processes that meet the company’s quality, technical and health & safety requirements. Ensuring right practice, right process and that analysis of data minimise risk and exposure to concerns. Additionally you will lead, facilitate cross functional teams in problem solving techniques actively promoting continuous improvement activities and helping drive UK and Group quality initiatives across the businesses.

As Plant Quality Engineer, you will:

  • Lead on projects from design to manufacture ensuring a risk free transition.
  • Develop, support and maintain approval and control procedures.
  • Be the key interface between the customer and the site for raised quality concerns.
  • To reduce the business COPQ and drive improvements in CI.
  • Maintain Quality daily, weekly, and monthly reporting.
  • Ensure effective management of corrective and preventive actions.
  • Carry out scheduled system and layered audits to ensure continued effectiveness.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Working knowledge of core tools APQP, PPAP, SPC, R&R, Cpk , FMEA and control plan
  • Read and work from technical drawings (GD&T)
  • Experience of completing system and layered audits – ISO9001 systems
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Be self-motivated and work well as a team
  • Have a hands on approach
  • LEAN manufacturing knowledge, LSS Black/Green belt desirable
  • Gas and Pipework experience also advantageous

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, capable of working both individually and within a team, organised, someone who has an excellent eye for detail and believes in their people and colleagues.

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you! 

Recruitment Agency notice

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services.  Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs via our online recruitment system.  We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

If you are interested in providing recruitment services to us please let us know by emailing We will retain your details for consideration when we next review our PSL.