Ricardo: Quality Assurance Assessor

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Quality Assurance Assessor

  • Role type
  • Direct

  • Location
  • Irun

  • Closing Date
  • 31/01/2021

Job Description

Position Title:                Quality Assurance Consultant

Status:                           Permanent

Employment Type:        Full time

Department:                  Ricardo Certification Iberia

Location:                       Irún

Reporting to:                Team Leader

Due to continued growth we are now looking to strengthen our quality assurance capability and to lead the growth of this business area and support the delivery of existing and new Projects. The role we are seeking to fill is that of a Quality Assurance Consultant to support our business. 

You will work on the delivery of projects providing expert advice and quality inspection services to the project deliverables and directly to the client as required.

You will be inspecting Rolling Stock products to confirm compliance with the quality standards in the destination countries and customer requirements. You will also be responsible to produce quality reports and follow up activities.


  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Accredited welding inspection experience.
  • English minimum Level C1 or equivalent
  • National mobility
  • Experience leading quality technical discussions. Pragmatic personality focused on objectives. Confident working under pressure.
  • Availability to travel and reside in the Basque Country for at least 4 years. Future destinations may be Zaragoza or Valencia.
  • Health & Safety Training.


Previous experience in the services industry as a consultant, auditor or assessor
Residence or willing to reside in  Irún / San Sebastian area
Welding inspection experience

Ricardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy and specialist niche manufacturer of high-performance products. We also provide independent assurance services in the rail sector.  With a century of delivering excellence and innovation, we employ over 2,500 professional engineers, consultants and scientists world-wide.

Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defence, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation.

Our client list includes the world’s major transportation equipment manufacturers, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.

Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

Ricardo Rail provides services, including NoBo, DeBo, AsBo and ISA, across signalling, infrastructure and rolling stock to a client including infrastructure managers, train manufactures, equipment manufacturers and maintainers.

Our shared goal is to be the natural choice provider of expert advice and independent assurance services to the global rail industry.   Care, integrity and excellence will always drive our long-term relationships with clients and colleagues.

You will be rewarded with excellent pay and benefits.