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Senior Quality Engineer - Princess Yachts

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Current Vacancy

Title: Senior Quality Engineer
Reports to: Quality Manager
Department: Quality

Main Purpose of Role

Support production management and Quality Engineers to achieve the level of quality that is required to meet customer expectations. Provide a timely response to resolving quality issues identified during build. Conduct process audits ensuring conformance to company processes. Provide a framework that promotes Continual Improvement, RFT and the ‘No Fault Forward’ approach.


  • Processes compliant with the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Analyse data to identify areas of Risk and Opportunities and promote RFT and ‘No Fault Forward’
  • Verify that the correct information is available at source of use
  • Liaising with Senior Management to implement a program that will drive towards a continual improvement in quality performance
  • Provide verification of accurate data for Quality Issues identified. Initiate actions to aid quick resolution and assistance in identifying root causes
  • Ensure that non-conformances and repeat issues are communicated
  • Assist the Quality Manager with continual improvement activities to enhance the Quality Management System
  • Analyse reported faults and failures that do not conform to PYL Work instructions
  • Interfacing with other departmental managers at all levels of the business. Providing information and support to Supply factories, Fit-Out and OSC
  • Act as an Ambassador for Princess Yachts, operating with integrity and drive appropriate to the Company’s values, to promote Princess as a market leader.
  • Promote training to build quality awareness across the business.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to your role.

Person Specification

  • A sound knowledge of manufacturing/operational processes/product
  • Experience of assembly practices
  • Relevant / suitable qualifications both administrative and technical (Excel, Word etc)
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Conscientious, reliable and dedicated
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Engages with others and has a collaborative approach to working with others
  • Proactively contributes within a team
  • Assertive, resilient and welcomes change


  • City and Guilds 743 Quality Assurance or equivalent
  • Qualified Internal Auditor an advantage
  • Knowledge of Lean Techniques - Problem Solving etc
  • Six -Sigma qualified an advantage
  • Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems an advantage


  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role



If you are interested in applying for this position, please click on this link to forward a completed application pack with a covering letter.