Project Quality Engineer (Temp - 1 year)

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10021179
  • Location Rheden
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Industry Energy, Gas, Water, Engineering

About this vacancy

The Project Quality Engineer will an important contribution in meeting the customer quality requirements, plays a central role as the customer representative in the set-up and execution of the Quality-plan and delivers pro-active contributions to time, cost and quality improvements.

Job description

  • Ensures that the Customer and mandatory Quality Requirements are correctly defined and implemented in the organization
  • Ensures that the projects proceed in accordance with the Quality requirement
  • The PQE is the interface between the customer and the Quality Organization in the company
  • Prepares order-related QCPs / IPs for specific projects based on customer specifications and HTC standards
  • Organizes and manages the project quality documentation for specific projects
  • Contributes to the improvement of the company’s QA/QC processes by analysis of the NCR and contribution to establishing DFMEA, PFMEA and Control Plans


Our client Howden Thomassen Compressors is a specialist supplier of tailor-made gas compression equipment to various industries. Their products have made a valuable difference for our clients for the past 100 years, and we are now looking for a Project Quality Engineer for 12 months, who will join the Quality team and will support in making a valuable difference in the century to come.

Offer description

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments 
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor degree with in addition 5 to 10 years’ experience as a Quality Engineer or Quality Inspector in an industrial environment (fabrication, production, assembly)
  • Experience in Problem identification and solution methods: RCA, 8D, FMEA, Pareto analyses
  • Experience in Control Plan generation
  • Knowledge of QA and QC processes and tools
  • Knowledge of QA/QC related to: materials, non-destructive testing of metallic parts and welded parts, welding, European Directive (Machinery, Pressure Equipment, Hazardous Areas)
  • Risk Management and Statistical Process Control knowledge
  • Expert knowledge of software to carry out analyses on small and high volumes (Excel, Minitab)
  • Good communication skills, experience in communicating directly with customers
  • Ability to advise and implement improvement initiatives
  • Fluent English language skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Occasional travel will be required to visit customers (up to max 10% of the time)
  • A practical and pro-active personality with a team player mentality
  • A personality that shows a strong sense of ownership and a customer focus
  • Willingness to learn and develop with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong commitment to the QHSE aspects of our projects, someone who is constructive critical, assertive, well organized, questions the status quo but also provides alternatives