Quality Engineer

Date:  19 Sep 2023

Belfast, GB

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  Andor Technology

Quality Engineer

At Andor we are devoted to accelerating the greatest scientific advancements of our age. It matters to us that the products we develop make a real difference to our customers and contribute significantly to their research.  We want to deliver differentiated, accessible solutions to the widest possible scientific research and industrial communities.

Andor has ambitious growth plans for the next 5-year period, and the Quality Engineering team is a key part of this growth.  We are hiring for a Quality Engineer will play an important part in supporting the daily production needs and also implementing the growth strategy. The Quality Engineer will be  responsible for championing internal and external quality investigations with a focus on supplier quality. The Quality Engineer will coordinate cross-functional teams in order to resolve issues, ensuring timely implementation of interim and permanent corrective actions. The role holder will also work alongside technical teams to ensure quality is built into scientific solutions being developed at Andor.


This permanent position is based at our Belfast headquarters working on a hybrid model.   

The Quality Engineer will have:


  • BSc/BEng qualification in in a computer, technical or numeric subject such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics or equivalent qualification
  • 2 years’ experience of hands-on quality engineering experience.
  • Strong supplier quality focus


An electrical/electronic engineering background and experience of working in a Supplier Quality role within a low volume, high value manufacturing environment is highly desirable. 


You can download the role profile and benefits package information via these links:  role profile and benefits package


Informal enquiries may be directed to Louise Dooley Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist via email to l.dooley@andor.com


Please apply via this link:  Andor Technology - Oxford Instruments Careers (oxinst.com)


Please note on this occasion we are unable to provide sponsorship for visa applicants for this particular post, as such applicants must hold the right to work in the UK to be eligible.


Why Andor? 


Our company values of being Inclusive, Innovative, Trusted and Purposeful are at the core of everything we do for our customers and our teams.  At Andor, our employees are fundamental to our business success and we are delighted to provide a competitive and comprehensive benefits programme with a range of options to suit your lifestyle.

Andor Benefits:

Andor provides employees with a competitive compensation & benefits package to suit your lifestyle. 

  • Health & Wellbeing- Mental Health First Aiders, Employee Assistance Programme, Private Medical Insurance with BUPA for you and your dependents, Income Protection, Life Assurance and Personal Accident Insurance.  Company sick pay and medical leave, Occupational healthcare Service
  • Money & Lifestyle –Pension – employer contributory scheme (6%), Share Incentive Plan, Leave Purchase Scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, Car Salary Exchange Scheme, Tech Purchase scheme. Give as You Earn.  Employee discount scheme. Free Parking Onsite. 
  • Career –Externally accredited training and development opportunities, Service awards, LinkedIn learning, Learning & development programmes.
  • Work Life Balance – 187.5 holiday hours, 9 customary holidays.  Flexible start and finish times, lunchtime finish on Fridays, Enhanced maternity pay, Enhanced paternity pay, Bereavement leave, 5 days wedding leave



Andor is the global leader in the pioneering and manufacturing of high-performance light measuring solutions, bringing together the latest developments in sensors, electronics, optics and software. Our ground-breaking low light imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions and microscopy systems are being used to develop cures for cancer, explore deeper into space and examine clean energy sources. We are among the world’s most innovative companies in the Photonics industry, measuring light down to a single photon and capturing events occurring within 1 billionth of a second.


We are part of the wider Oxford Instruments Group which also includes NanoAnalysis, NanoScience, Asylum Research, Plasma Technology, X-Ray Technology, Imaris and Magnetic Resonance.  At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level.


At Andor we are innovative, hardworking but also a fun place to work with regular events happening such as employee dog walks, quizzes, fitness bootcamps, litter picks in the local area and fancy-dress competitions. 


Andor is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that women, individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and people with a disability are currently under-represented therefore, we particularly welcome applications from these individuals.  We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks.


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