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Quality Technician

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Quality
  • Contact: Grant Nisbet
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446115
  • Client: MS-RT
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58841

Quality Technician





Have you experience taking responsibility for testing materials and finished products to ensure they conform to all industry and internal company standards?

Can you be held accountable to ensure the control of quality across both part and finished vehicles and that quality standards meet customer expectations, internal quality standards and external compliance standards?


Reporting to the Quality Manager, as Quality Technician you will be responsible for improving quality using continuous improvement methodologies using sound data analysis to drive improvement activities. Other duties will include;

Performing regular inspection tests on components/finished goods to verify that everything is functioning properly and efficiently and that there are no safety critical hazards

Carrying out audits on cell and final production areas to ensure all processes are being followed as stipulated in the SOP's, build travellers, safety guidelines and quality inspection check sheets

To complete, check and sign off all relevant paperwork in compliance with industry standards

Producing visual quality alerts to support the production team to improve quality in the build process

Creating quality/testing methods, checklists, quality alerts to support the production operators to produce consistently high-quality finished vehicles/parts

Gathering and analysing quality data to inform and self-drive continuous improvement activities

Carrying out calibration of any measuring equipment, jigs, fixtures used in the production environment

To reduce waste and find more efficient ways of working. To work in partnership with the production team to produce Right First-Time product

Undertaking continuous training and development

To ensure high standards of housekeeping and hygiene are always maintained in line with 5S principles

Making sure all accidents, incidents and near misses are reported in line with the company investigation process


Key expectations for this Quality Technician role will include;

Possession of a professional accreditation with an industry related body would be advantageous

An HNC/ BTEC Engineering is highly desirable

Competency in analytical and numeracy skills, strong problem-solving skills with very high attention to detail

Possession of initiative and results/target focused.

A good understanding of Quality conformance requirements and of Continuous Improvement

Strong understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality


If keen to learn more about this role please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet on

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.