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Quality Engineer
Location: Farnborough, UK

LOMA SYSTEMS® is a premier manufacturer of Check and Detect inspection equipment used to identify contaminants and product defects in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Established in the UK in the 1960’s, Loma Systems is today one of the leading global companies involved in production line safety systems, boasting an impressive installed base of over 125,000 machines in over 100 countries. Our talented team of people work across the world in a friendly, supportive work environment and with a no politics culture, there is nothing to stop you reaching your full potential.

We are part of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a global Fortune 250 diversified industrial manufacturer of value added consumables and speciality equipment with related service businesses. Operating under the core philosophies of 80/20 business processes, customer-back innovation and a decentralized entrepreneurial culture, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with significant presence in developed and emerging markets. ITW’s revenues totalled US$13.6 billion in 2016, with more than 50,000 employees worldwide.

The Role: 

To ensure the products and service supplied by the company are at the highest level. This will be achieved through the successful creation, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of a robust Quality Management System. The role will also be responsible to manage transfer of production between sites.


  • Responsible to ensure that relevant external requirements are met (e.g. ISO 9001)
  • Focus to ensure that processes are in place to ensure all products that enter and leave the factory meet the required quality levels
  • Managing projects to change or optimise quality processes and procedures
  • Manage transfer of production between sites
  • Ensuring all business-critical processes are documented and followed
  • Ensuring that strict compliance with the quality system
  • Ensuring all relevant people are informed of the quality systems
  • Influencing individuals around the business on the importance of the quality system and compliance with it
  • Responsible for RTS process, measure and reporting
  • Acting as internal quality auditor for ISO, Initial Verification and ATEX
  • Responsible to ensure administration for ZVO process is correct and accurate
  • Reporting on ZVO process
  • Responsible for H&S
  • Act as internal expert for all quality related issues
  • Writing of Quality reports for key business issues
  • Dealing with recording, investigation of Quality issues, identify roots caused, deal with corrective actions and preventative actions
  • To perform other duties as and when reasonably requested to do so

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a quality management role for a capital equipment manufacturing organisation
  • Significant experience implementing and optimising quality systems
  • Good understanding of manufacturing process
  • Ability to be able to take responsibility and deliver results as agreed
  • Willing to take a hands-on approach
  • Ability to do make decisions based on complex data analysis
  • Works well under pressure
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Credibility to influence key members of the organisation
  • Detail conscious and self-organised
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications
  • Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience in Capital Equipment
  • Experience of working within the Food or Pharmaceutical industries


  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent Pension with Critical illness cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free Parking

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