QC Officer (Mechanical)

QC Officer (Mechanical)

We are a member of the Redpath Group that operates on all five continents with more than 6,000 employees. We belong to the worldwide leading group of companies providing  shaft sinking, roadheading, raise boring and specialized services of all kinds to the mining and construction industry. We consider ourselves being a professional, experienced, innovative, reliable and fair business partner and we are committed to deliver our projects on budget and on time while maintaining highest quality standards. The health and safety of our workforce and all other persons involves in the projects is the highest priority in all our operations.

To strengthen our team at Woodsmith Mine in Whitby, North Yorkshire, we are currently looking for a QC Officer (Mechanical). You are responsible for the daily monitoring and finishing requirements of all outbound products and materials.

Part of time is spent in an office environment; most of the time is spent making numerous site visits above and underground workplaces.

  • Use of calibrated measuring equipment to various testing standards.
  • Performing inspection and testing activities of incoming materials and finished products in accordance with company procedures to determine that they meet a certain standard.
  • Collate and build handover document files and quality reports as per client requirements.
  • Questioning the nature of defects and providing future solutions.
  • Comparing finished products to original patents.
  • Ensure the adherence of all policies and procedures concerning quality are maintained and report all non-conformances to the QC Superintendent.
  • Perform inspections of precision components and assemblies to customer drawings and specifications using tools such as callipers, and gauges -visual inspection of products before and after operations are completed and detect any non-conformances or non-compliant parts.
  • Effectively communicate quality issues to the QC Superintendent for immediate correction to ensure that all products meet customer specifications.
  • Adhere to all quality and regulatory compliance procedures.
  • Conduct external supplier audits.
  • Ensure compliance with job specifications, working with specifications for of electrical equipment and materials.
  • Ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and requirements by preparing mechanical/electrical systems specifications, technical drawings, or technical maps.
  • Establish construction, manufacturing, or installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations, and working on checking diagrams, and structural schemes.
  • Having the authority and responsibility to stop and correct, to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Follow Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor.
  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e. Lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of the WHMIS legislation and know how to effectively use an MSDS sheet.
  • 3 years experience within a quality/inspection background.
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Quality Control Qualification (ISO9001 Lead Auditor).
  • Mining/Tunnelling/Rail background would be an advantage.
  • Computer Literate (Microsoft Office).
  • Effective Communication Skills.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Capable of producing high quality written material both on a computer and by hand.
  • Data analytics skills and experience.
  • Flexible thinking, including the ability to pivot and try new approaches when faced with challenges.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety on a construction site.
  • The ability to follow instructions and comply with policies and procedures is essential.
  • Able to pass a safety critical medical.

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Continuing education

You never stop learning. That's why we support training and continuing education measures after your apprenticeship to help you develop further.


With us, no two days are the same. We offer exciting projects that are carried out during training.

Extensive training

In a comprehensive onboarding session, we show you everything you need to know to get started with us.

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Gill Chappell

Redpath Deilmann UK

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