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Primary Location: 

Netherlands - Zwolle, NL

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Other

Quality Inspection & Classification Specialist

Welcome at QuantiParts, a Wärtsilä company! For our location in Zwolle we are looking for a Quality Inspection and Classification Specialist to join our team!


Job description

QuantiParts offers its customers spare parts for classic Wärtsilä medium- and high-speed engines. We employ about 80 people in Zwolle and France, with customers and suppliers all over the world. In this position you will be working in a team with two other Quality Inspection and Classification Engineers and in close cooperation with Sales, Warehouse, Assembly, Technical Support, Wärtsilä procurement, classification societies and of course Suppliers.


As Quality Inspection & Classification Specialist you will ensure the products, components and materials meet the design specification and required quality standards. This means you monitor the quality of all products and parts delivered by our internal departments and external suppliers, by applying the correct test methods like preforming complex measurements as hardness and roughness measurements. If necessary, you set up and coordinate the corrective actions and measures. Beside the quality inspection you also initiate and arrange the classification or reclassification of parts in close cooperation with classification societies, like LRS, DNV-GL and distribute the certificates. In this position you have the change to develop yourself into a true product quality expert who can assist our suppliers and internal departments from the purchasing phase up to the delivery of the final products to our customers.

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • Take care of the inspection of received and returned products to ensure that they meet the technical requirements such as dimensions, hardness, roughness etc.;
  • Detect product deviations and define corrective measures if needed;
  • Ensure proper management and distribution of all the classification documentation of goods (products);
  • Invites and assists classification surveyors to classify and re-classify products;
  • Drive continuous improvement activities in quality and processes.


What do we expect from you?

  • Able to read technical drawings, assembly instructions and test requirements and perform applicable test methods and complex measurement methods;
  • You have a technical background with preferably some working experience.
  • Experience in the maritime or automotive industry will be considered as a plus.
  • Working with computers (Microsoft Office and SAP) is no obstacle;
  • Hands-on with a positive, agile and flexible attitude and attention to detail;
  • Good social and communication skills in English and Dutch, both oral and written. Basic knowledge of technical German language is a plus.

What we offer you

We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.


We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae on our website: www.wartsila.com/careers. Select ‘Netherlands’ and the position you like to apply for.


In case you have questions about the procedure please call Dré Schellekens (Corporate Recruiter) at +31 (0)6 28558033 or by email: dre.schellekens@wartsila.com


About QuantiParts:

QuantiParts changes the game for trading OEM spare parts for mature Wärtsilä engine brands. We serve the engine Brands; Stork Werkspoor Diesel, Deutz, Deutz MWM, Bolnes, Sulzer A/S 4 stroke, SACM, Poyaud, Crepelle and Vasa and have all the parts new, remanufactured or pre-owned to keep them operating. The company is based in Zwolle, the Netherlands, where its spare parts are traded from. The company’s stock consists of over 5 million components for more than 45 different engine types. From 2020 QuantiParts is responsible in supporting three new engine types to know: Vasa 22, Wichmann and Nohab.

We provide 24-7 parts services and support with the best technical know-how available. We strive for Cost-efficient solutions, immediate response and the right spare parts delivered on time! We are here for you and your engine.  QuantiParts employs about 80 people in Zwolle and in France. All our employees bring with them the Wärtsilä legacy and extensive technical know-how in order to serve customers worldwide.