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Job title: Quality Technician

Salary Range: £35k

Location: Rugby, UK


We are currently recruiting a Quality Technician for an Aerospace company in Rugby. Please note, it is compulsory for this role to have a metallurgical or material science qualification.

Main Purpose of Position:

You will be working within the Material Testing Laboratory and will be responsible for the inspection, non-destructive testing and destructive testing of product. Your role as a Quality Technician will be to ensure that the manufactured products are compliant with the relevant technical specifications and customer drawings through inspection

Your main duties will be as followed:

Primary Tasks

To provide technical assistance on metallurgical defects and mechanical test failures.

To take a lead in ensuring that processes are completed as required.

Use 8D methodology to problem solve quality issues, including dimensional, mechanical, and metallurgical defects

To provide detailed Quality Reports and analysis for the Quality Assurance Manager.

Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by management

Secondary Tasks

In addition to the above, the employee may be asked to perform any of the following depending on skills and training:

To carry out non-destructive testing to include Magnetic Particle Inspection and Dye Penetrant Inspection. Level II NDT is required with evidence of training and examinations.

To carry out metallographic inspection on in-process and finished parts

To carry out grade 3 calibration duties (see separate job description for duties)

To carry out pre-plate and after plate inspection in accordance with the relevant work instructions.

To carry out Hydrogen and Oxygen analysis in accordance with the relevant work instructions.

To carry out 'final view' inspection, ensuring that all information is present and correct for each manufacturing order.

To check that information on test reports and Certificates of Conformance's are in accordance with the customers' requirements before signing for their release for shipment.

To carry out mechanical tests including: tensile, shear, fatigue, hardness checks, stress durability and stress endurance tests, all in accordance with the relevant work instructions.

To review incoming raw material certificates

Quality Control Technicians may also be required to perform internal audits to AS9100 requirements

To be cross trained into the plating or other department where there are no conflict of interest.

Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by management.

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualification in Metallurgy or Material Science
  • The ability to use measuring equipment e.g micrometres, verniers and optical projectors.
  • An understanding of material testing processes and how they work
  • Good understanding of technical drawings

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have the required experience , please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Technician role, please contact Jade Whitmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133

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.

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