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Salary – £13.65 – £16.28/hr (Subject to skills & experience) (Approx. – 27.7k – 33.0k + Overtime)

Hours – 39 hrs per week + overtime

Shift – Single Days – Mon – Thurs 7.30 – 16.30 & Fri 7.30 – 12.30.

Location – Aintree, Liverpool


Denholm Rees & O’Donnell Ltd is an ISO 9001:2015 SME Subcontract Engineering Company based on Merseyside. Originally established in 1931 to support the local automotive, dock and shipping companies. Since then, Denholm Rees & O’Donnell has gone on to become a first-choice supplier to blue chip companies from within the Defence, Oil, Gas, Fluid & Power Generation Sectors, specialising in the manufacture and supply of drive train, precision valve and pump components.

We are currently seeking to employ a Quality Engineer to join our production team at our Liverpool site.


The Quality Engineer will work directly for the Senior Quality Engineer and will primarily be responsible for the inspection of components, associated quality reports and documentation.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

Monitor operations, after approving production processes by confirming specifications and conducting visual and measurement tests to ensure they meet the approved systems, communicating any required changes to the appropriate supervisor.

Be competent in the inspection procedures and methods to test and measure items in relation to precision drawings and specifications using the following but not limited to gauges, micrometres, callipers, slip gauges and other electronic equipment such as talisurfs, digital height gauges etc.

Be experienced or willing to train in the use of advanced measuring techniques using Faro Gauges and CMM’s.

Be experienced or willing to train in the use of creating and completing detailed dimensional reports manually using excel spread sheets or by using advanced bubble drawing software.

Be capable of identifying non-conforming items or processes and taking the relevant action to contain, report and prevent further occurrences.

Be capable of creating detailed reports as and when required to the Senior Quality Engineer

Be capable or willing to train to ensure our internal calibration system ensuring all measuring equipment complies with the requirements ISO 9001:2015

Ensure that all internal critical documentation is worked to, to ensure compliance with customers purchase orders, quality plans, drawing details or any other customer / process associated requirements pre-manufacture and post final inspection prior to delivery.

Review all critical material or external process receipts against customer requirements and specifications ensuring they are compliant and accompanied by the correct and legible documentation.

Be responsible for raising internal NCR’s (Non-conformance Reports) for non-conforming products, services, or documentation.

Be responsible for notifying, and liaising with customers, suppliers, or internal staff over any non-conformances raised both internally & externally.

Be responsible for liaising with production control, production engineering and quality control in identifying potential solutions for deviations from customer specifications through concession requests direct to customers.

Be required to assist in internal & external Quality Audits

Be required to attend customer sites for Quality related issues


Essential candidate requirements:

  • Educated to ONC level or equivalent (engineering discipline desirable)
  • Detailed knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • 2 years min Experience in a previous or similar Quality role
  • Experience of Management Systems auditing (Internal & External)
  • Good Planning and Organising skills demonstrating attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with peers, management, customers & vendors
  • Hold a valid Full UK Driving License
  • Experience / Working Knowledge of Office 365 & ERP Systems
  • Experience working within the Oil, Gas, Fluid and Power generation industry sectors

Preferred experience but not essential requirements:

  • Previous experience from within a manufacturing / engineering environment
  • ISO 9001 Auditor qualifications
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety (OHSA 18001) and Environment (ISO 14001) Standards
  • Previous experience as an Inspector
  • Programming & operating a CMM


On joining our team, you will be entitled to highly competitive rates of pay and a range of benefits including:

  • Company Bonus Scheme*
  • 25 days holiday @ average rolling 52 weeks rate of pay (+8 days Bank Holiday)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Corporate Workwear

* At the company’s discretion subject scheme criteria and profitability targets being achieved

Contact details:

Email – Ian.johns@denholms.co.uk                        

Ian Johns (Managing Director)

Denholm Rees & O’Donnell Ltd

110 – 116 Albany Road



L9 0HB

Contact details:

Email – Joe.Ackers@denholms.co.uk

Joe Ackers (Quality Manager)

Denholm Rees & O’Donnell Ltd

110 – 116 Albany Road



L9 0HB

Job Category: Quality Assurance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Aintree
Salary: £12.50 - £15.50 (Dependant on Skills & Experience)
Hours: 39 hrs per week + potential overtime
Shift: Single Days – Mon – Thurs 7.30 – 16.30 & Fri 7.30 – 12.30

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