Quality Engineer

Arcola Energy

  • Full Time

To apply for this job please visit www.arcolaenergy.com.

Arcola Energy is one of the fastest growing hydrogen technology companies in the UK, working with some of the most progressive local authorities, fleet operators and OEMs to meet their zero-emission targets. Arcola has more than 10-years of experience in delivering solutions that address the deployment gap between rapidly evolving low-carbon technologies and production-ready solutions.

Position: Quality Engineer
Reports to: Lead Systems Engineer
Location: Dundee/flexible – the job holder will support programmes in Scotland, England and Europe as

well as other international opportunities.

Job Description

You will be lead quality engineer for Arcola’s engineering function, from concept through to production components – of fuel cell and battery systems for automotive, off-highway, and stationary applications.

The team’s activities include detailed design, release, and integration of hydrogen fuel cell and electric powertrain components and subsystems. This includes battery systems (from modules to whole packs), structural framing, pipework and harness routing, heating and cooling systems. Reporting to the lead systems engineer, the quality engineer will be responsible for ensuring that all these meet the highest standards of quality.

Primary responsibilities:

  • ●  Process development for Arcola’s product development model
  • ●  Management of the bill of materials and engineering release process
  • ●  Management of the engineering change process
  • ●  Lead development of DFMEA and associated failure mode avoidance activities
  • ●  Developing and cascading special characteristics to suppliers and manufacturing team
  • ●  Issue investigation using 8D, DMAIC or similar tools
  • ●  Work with Systems, Mechanical, Electrical and Software teams to support effective whole system design
  • ●  Ensuring designs meet codes, standards and regulations.
  • ●  Supporting other Arcola Energy activities where required
  • ●  The position is based from home with frequent site visits to Arcola facilities in the UK and customer

    sites/test facilities as required.

    Experience and competencies:

  • ●  Degree in engineering or other related discipline
  • ●  Knowledge and experience of failure mode avoidance processes including DFMEAs throughout the

    product engineering lifecycle, from concept to production

  • ●  Knowledge and experience of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • ●  Understanding of general automotive design practices/methods and regulations
  • ●  Good knowledge of production methods and tooling
  • ●  Experience in project management and engineering delivery
  • ●  Desirable: Understanding of electrical systems (batteries, electric machines, inverters, etc)
  • ●  Desirable: Experience of manufacturing and final assembly build including PFMEAs and control plan


  • ●  Desirable: Experience using a Product Data Management system such as Solidworks PDM
  • ●  Desirable: Experience in design of mechanical systems (machined, fabricated and cast components)

    including application of GD&T and knowledge of BS8888

  • ●  Desirable: Experience in six-sigma, Shainin or similar methodologies
  • ●  Willingness to work cross-functionally in the Arcola team

    What you’ll receive in return:

  • ●  Competitive salary, based on experience
  • ●  Support towards CEng accreditation and your membership fees paid for IET/MechE
  • ●  Flexible work arrangements
  • ●  An opportunity to directly impact projects – from concept through to production
  • ●  Free tickets to the Arcola Theatre (subject to availability), and Arcola staff discount on food and drink in


    About Arcola:

    Arcola Energy is a privately owned company and offers a truly independent view of one of the fastest growing industries that will lead the road to zero emissions. Our independence also allows us to focus on what we believe in – products which make a positive contribution to society, delivered with total commitment to quality, safety and compliance.

    We deliver solutions that significantly improve environmental performance compared to incumbent technologies, contributing to the development of cleaner, greener, more secure, more democratic energy and transport systems, enabling healthier living for everyone.

    Arcola Energy is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future team, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

    To apply, email jobs@arcolaenergy.com