Quality Engineer


  • Closing Date: 7th October 2022
  • Reports To: Quality Manager
  • Location: Rochester, NY

Position Summary

The Opportunity

The Quality Engineer is a key member of the Quality Department to facilitate the growth and robustness of the quality activities associated within the Rotor Factory.

They are responsible for working within the Quality Team to drive excellence with respect to product quality and internal processes. They will also working closely with operations personnel in cross functional teams.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Supplier Management to include approval of supplier, supplier audits and driving improvement in the supply chain
  • Implementation of effective corrective actions through robust root cause analysis and facilitation with process owners
  • Provide support to manufacturing to develop effective procedures/work instructions that meet the requirements of ISO9001 and other quality management standards
  • Customer Concern/Complaints/Query: Become actively involved in the root cause identification, corrective actions and preventative actions
  • Supplier Management: Approval of suppliers establishing appropriate levels of control commensurate to the nature of the product supplied and the supplier capability o Continuously improve the quality of externally supplied parts o Manage the qualification of new parts or changes to parts
  • Root Cause, Corrective & Preventative Actions: Problem solving techniques, internal and supplier issues o Establish robust RCCM through facilitation with process owners o Drive improvements to products and processes through the use of performance data
  • Creating Quality Awareness: Create visual awareness of quality metrics and communication to the business
  • Quality Management System: Provide support to manufacturing to develop effective procedures/work instructions that meet the requirements of ISO9001 and other quality management standards
  • Process Audits: Develop a process audit plan and execute
  • Internal Audit: Review the business to ensure department methodologies, processes and procedures are being adhered to
  • Cost of Quality: Implement methodologies for establishing “cost of quality”

Qualifications & Technical Knowledge Required:

  • Degree in Quality, Engineering or manufacturing or equivalent relevant qualification
  • Ideally 5 years’ minimum of relevant experience in a mixed volume, assembly environment
  • Excellent problem solving techniques – CAPA, 8D, 5 Whys desirableIn depth understanding of the manufacturing process within a component and assembly environment
  • Experienced in Supplier Management and Driving improvements within the supply chain
  • Internal Auditor Qualification (ISO9001 preferred)
  • Approachable, able to motivate and influence people at all levels and build relationships with customers, suppliers and Rotork colleagues
  • Ability to manage several projects, able to work under pressure at a high work rate, without a reduction in attention to detail

About Rotork.

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow or liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our Purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations. For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends. Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market leadership. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.


Compensation & Benefits. Our company offers a Competitive Salary with Career Growth Opportunities and a Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Matching 401(K), Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more.

Rotork is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Rotork is firmly bound. Rotork will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with our organization on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

To apply for this role, please submit your up to date CV.


About Rotork

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations.

For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends.

Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market success. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.

No Agencies

Rotork do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies who are not part of our preferred supplier list and we reserve the right to contact candidates directly without paying agency fees.