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Product Quality Engineer

Barrow-in-Furness - United Kingdom

Job Title:

Product Quality Engineer 


About Us:

“OneSubsea is the world’s leading subsea technology and solutions provider. They’re the people calling for a new subsea era, where oil and gas production is a lot more efficient, and emissions are a lot lower. They’re also pushing to accelerate subsea carbon capture and new energy solutions.”

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.

At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.



Barrow-in-Furness, UK.

OneSubsea – Barrow, is SLB’s centre of excellence for subsea connector systems, delivering World class connector solutions to the global energy industry. Our facility designs and manufactures cutting edge power, instrumentation and fibre optic wet mate connector technology for demanding deepwater and high-pressure applications.

With 5 business units equipped with moulding, machining, assembly and test facilities, and 150 highly skilled engineers, technologists and manufacturing personnel, we deliver connector innovation to meet an ever-increasing global demand.

We are located in in the Northwest of England on the edge of the Lake District National Park, one of the most beautiful areas in the world and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Job Summary: 

The Product Quality Engineer (PQE) is responsible for developing and maintaining effective partner relationships with customers, internal departments, and individual colleagues.

The PQE is a critical role within the business, they will need to ensure customer Quality requirements are effectively captured, understood, communicated, and achieved.

An essential element of this role will be to ensure that key communication is documented and retained.

Any lessons learned should also be captured and actioned accordingly, CI project or improvement activity.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Projects and Contract Review

  • Review stakeholder expectations from a Quality standpoint
  • Identify and review any applicable standards that will need to be met for the project at hand. These can be both external and internal.
  • Ensure requirements are effectively communicated to the project team.
  • Generate and issue QP’s when necessary.
  • Ensure NOI’s are logged, planned, communicated to relevant parties (key stakeholders)
  • Monitor Quality progress against the project scope.
  • Provide assurance to the client the project (Quality aspect) is proceeding as planned.
  • Monitor for any potential delays or stoppages caused by unfavourable Quality events.
  • Collate and review all potential learnings from the project.



  • Work with the inspection supervisor to monitor and report on the inspection backlog, weekly report out highlighting key data and issues.
  • Monitor the total QTY of NCR’s open in the system reporting out on a weekly basis.
  • Issue data weekly to the management team on the QTY of open NCR actions by manager
  • Support in any ongoing SAP improvement activities, i.e., data driven improvements.
  • SAP data correction, individual records to mass uploads.
  • Any other quality related SAP activities



  • Be an active part of the internal audit team.
  • Sit on the Integrated Management System (IMS) management team to ensure smooth running and CI.
  • Assist other departments with internal quality queries.
  • Participate in customer investigations.
  • Participate in CI activities.
  • Perform other related tasks as needed or at the discretion of next level manager.
  • Keep up to date processes/procedures/instructions of the activity and work of the function.



Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient use of SAP and the full Microsoft office suite, including Power BI.
  • Previous customer facing experience in a fast-paced dynamic manufacturing environment.
  • Problem solving, including full Root Cause Analysis processes and associated tools and techniques.
  • Able to think quickly outside of the box for solutions when critical time sensitive issues arise.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective partner relationships with customers, internal departments, and individual colleagues.
  • Has an inquisitive mindset



  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, and preferably ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 (latest revisions)
  • Previous audit experience or willing to undertake an auditor course.
  • Degree / HNC (Production / Mechanical / Electrical / Quality Engineering)


Career Advancement:

Every technical contributor in OneSubsea Barrow has access to a progression plan tailored to their job title, defining a clear path for promotion and reward, focusing on competency development. With support from Human Resources, Managers, and a network of technical experts, they are in control of their career growth from their first day of employment. 


BlueFlex (if eligible):

We are open to flexible, hybrid working with a combination of on-site & home working days.


What we can offer you:

Competitive base salary with bonus, private healthcare for employee & family, subsidised dental care, Health & Wellbeing programs such as the Employee Mental health support, health & wellness coaching, part employer and employee funded pension contribution, Income protection scheme, life insurance.

Other benefits are also available through the SLB flexible benefits program.



SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.