Quality Engineer

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Date: Sep 28, 2023

Location: Coatbridge, GB

Company: Bekaert NV

Be a part of something bigger!


Bekaert’s ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move, and to always do this in a way that is safe, smart, and sustainable. As a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies, Bekaert also applies its expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy. Founded in 1880, with its headquaters in Belgium, Bekaert (Euronext Brussels, BEKB) is a global company whose 27,000 employees worldwide together generated almost 7 billion euros in combined revenue in 2022.


Bridon - Bekaert Ropes Group - division of Bekaert -  is the world´s premier supplier of mission-critical advanced cords and ropes. With 2,500 employees, and as a leading innovator, developer and producer of the best performing ropes and advanced cords globally, the Group provides superior value solutions to the oil & gas, mining, crane, elevator and other industrial sectors.

The Group has established a strong position in the deep-water mooring market with synthetic rope solutions with the Synthetics business based in Scotland, and is working on new technologies and approaches to support the quickly developing global Floating Offshore Energy market. (Wind, Wave & Solar)

These synthetic rope solutions are critical for floating offshore wind projects and are already in use in several demonstrator projects in Japan, France, US, UK, China, Spain, and Norway.

With the dedicated synthetic rope manufacturing facilities based in Scotland, combined with one of the first major planned floating wind farms, ScotWind in the UK, targeted to materialize by the end of the decade, Bridon-Bekaert are ideally positioned for this newly emerging industry.

Join us, and help shape the world we live in.


Why join us?


Become a part of our diverse and entrepreneurial BBRG team, who work closely together across multiple UK and EU sites. Your work will help us to develop our Synthetics business in Mooring applications, Floating Offshore Wind farms and more.



About the role

Bridon-Bekaert the Ropes Group (BBRG) is looking for a Quality Engineer to join our Synthetics team in Coatbridge/ Grangemouth (Scotland).


Your Impact as Quality Engineer:


  • Organise and pro-actively lead all activities relating to the execution of specified continuous improvement and customer projects to achieve on time, to required product quality and within budget and to meet the Quality Technical requirements of contract. This role is to support Coatbridge and Grangemouth facilities with some oversea travel if required.
  • Utilising cross functional teams within the sites and support functions develop, lead and report monthly continuous improvement activities in line with standard business formats.
  • To assist and take ownership wherever possible in Quality Assurance tools such as FMEA, 8D, Quality circles, SPC, and others to guarantee understanding, commitment and be results focused.
  • To support the maintenance and improvement of the quality management system in accordance with ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001 etc. as required to achieve customer orders.


About You


Essential skills & competencies


  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 2 years of experience in the area as specified above in Manufacturing organisation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge & experience of QMS requirements, with a strong understanding of ISO 9001:2015 standards.
  • Proficient in key quality techniques such as 5 whys, fishbone analysis, and 8D problem-solving.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to handle conflicts effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience in change management and successful completion of continuous improvement projects.
  • Familiarity with 8D problem-solving techniques and their application in various scenarios.
  • Knowledge and experience in using 6 sigma tools and techniques to drive process improvements
  • Possessing a Six Sigma certification would be a plus.


What is in it for you?


  • Competitive salary.
  • 26 vacation days.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.
  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.
  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).
  • Cool colleagues all over the world.


Will you dare to take the next step? 


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers


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