Quality Technician

Quality Engineer

Ref: 517Thursday 11 August 2022

£23,000 to £25,000 per annum

The company are a precision engineering company who design and manufacture components for a number of sectors. Due to the companies fantastic sales and growth in turnover they are now seeking to recruit a Quality Technician for their operations.

Reporting to the Engineering Director the main purpose of the role is to carry out quality functions for the business ensuring customer satisfaction to a high level.

Key responsibilities and duties would be;

  • To respond to quality issues and complaints from the client promptly and effectively
  • Carry a responsibility to resolve any production or engineering issues
  • Carry out 8D process management
  • Ensure measuring/metrology equipment is maintained and working accurately
  • Process non conforming parts/components
  • Analysis and reporting of supplier and subcontractor performance and assistance on supplier improvement activities
  • Documentation of inspection results, completing reports and logs
  • Manage and drive the culture of 5S improvements


Are you a quality professional with the following skills and expertise? 

  • Worked in a quality control capacity within a manufacturing / production environment
  • Working knowledge of 8D and 5 why processes 
  • Familiar with auditing (internal and external) to ISO9001
  • Previously used quality measuring equipment such as micrometres, shadowgraphs, verniers etc
  • Able to read and interpret technical engineering drawings
  • Good computer literacy (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Have a positive "can-do attitude" and a methodical, attention to detail


The role is Days - 5 days a week (Monday to Thursday7.30am to 4.15pm &  7.30am to 12.30pm Friday)

The company are based in Birmingham so are easily commutable from Redditch, Solihull, Worcester, Droitwich, Dudley, Bromsgrove, Alcester, West Bromwich, Walsall, Wolverhampton.

The work environment is a supportive one, with a friendly team and opportunities for progression and development. Pension and competitive holidays.

Apply now to be considered....

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