Group Quality Engineer Subcontracting

stow is one of the leading suppliers of storage solutions. Our core activity is the development, manufacturing and installation of top-quality racking systems for the storage of palletised or small goods and longer items, as well as mezzanine structures.


, Belgium

Job Description

The Group Quality Engineer Subcontracting is the key link between stow Group and our suppliers for quality related topics and approval of new suppliers. General responsibilities include quality and process audits, implementation and creation of Group standards and investigating technical non-conformities.

Apart from that the Group Quality Engineer Subcontracting is involved in cooperating with R&D with regards to newly developed products that are produced externally.


Quality & Compliance

  • Improving and aligning the quality standards that apply to our suppliers.
  • Investigate technical supplier non-conformities and align with the suppliers with regards to immediate actions and improvement processes.
  • Cooperate with different departments (R&D, Engineering) to help with the start-up of new products.
  • Validate suppliers and perform EN 1090/ISO9001 audits.
  • Follow-up of suppliers, as new products are being released (FAI).
  • Cooperate with the different local QHSE Managers and the purchasing team to raise/level the quality standards.


  • Create technical specifications and policies.


  • Create measurement reports both conventional as by using a 3D measuring arm & scanner.

General Support

  • Travel to different customer sites and suppliers to be able to perform the tasks as described above (10-20 %).
  • Supporting different continuous improvement projects related to supplier quality.
  • Supporting the purchase department when specific technical knowledge is required.



  • M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
  • Technical skills are a must 
  • Planning and organizational skills. 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Problem-solving skills. 
  • Be assertive and able to ensure that the daily and weekly and monthly tasks and goals are met. 
  • Work well in a team & independently 
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and still maintain high standards  
  • Good understanding of ISO 9000. 
  • Be a self-starter, deadline and results oriented; 
  • Flexible to travel

Additional information

What do we offer you?

  • A great and experienced team.
  • Freshly cooked lunches in our re[stow]rant in Spiere.
  • A place for learning & development.
  • A competitive salary with many benefits (meal vouchers, group- and hospitality insurance, CAO 90 Bonus).