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Quality Engineer


£0 - £52055/annum

Location: Aberdeen / Inverness / Portsmouth / Theale / Dundee / Perth

Salary: £39,413 – £52,055 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

Our Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Quality Engineer to join our Quality team with a variety of base locations. This team holds responsibility for the delivery of connections business objectives, whilst ensuring that all regulatory, statutory and financial reporting for the Connections business is delivered in all set targets. They are also responsible for quality assurance, developing a culture of continuous improvement, driving quality standards and operational excellence throughout the department.

As a Quality Engineer, you’ll conduct technical and process reviews on our Engineering Connections quotes and designs, ensuring they are of the highest quality and adhere to all relevant regulatory rules. During your review process, you’ll identify any potential issues and risks, highlighting them to relevant parties and ensuring these are corrected within any set timescales, conducting follow up reviews where necessary. In addition, you’ll provide recommendations on quality and processes to relevant team managers, including senior management.

A key part of your role is ensuring we are adhering to regulator rules across the business, using your expertise to mitigate risk and promote a culture of high quality and service. This role is an excellent opportunity to learn about our business and gain hands on experience with our vast portfolio of projects.

Your Skills and Experience

To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you have a qualification in Electrical Engineering, ideally with previous experience of power systems network design, although the latter is not essential. You’ll have a keen eye for detail and will have a strong analytical background; if you have previous experience working with Audit Compliance that would be advantageous. With outstanding communication skills, you’ll be able to develop and nourish positive working relationships across your stakeholder group, including internal teams and external third parties.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Our Commercial and Connections teams are the first point of contact for customers wishing to have a new electricity connection, increase the size of their existing connection, install generation, or move the equipment supplying their property. We’re here to help whether our customers are building a single home, housing development, industrial development, generation development or independent distribution network. Our responsibility is to respond to challenging changes in our licence obligations, growing levels of competition and play a key role in progression to a low carbon future.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

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Closing date for applications is: 30th May 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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Quality Engineer
£0 - £52055/annum
16/05/2019 (16:00)
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