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Quality Inspector - Loughborough

Ref: 153 Date Posted: Monday 09 Nov 2020
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We are looking for a proactive Quality Inspector to join our fast-paced engineering team. The role will have a heavy focus on health and safety and ensuring products are completed down to the highest quality and tightest specifications.

This role will be working as part of the UK’s leading steel infrastructure fabricators with products ranging from Bridge parts to Railway infrastructure. Working with large engineering or large components for this role is preferred.

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Main duties:

  • Performing stress testing that measures how the product stands up to impact, temperature, and other factors
  • Calibrating measuring equipment and measuring testing variables
  • Writing detailed reports on the results of testing and other observations about the product
  • Filling out required paperwork
  • Observing the methods and equipment manufacturing employees use during production and giving them advice to correct errors and increase efficiency
  • Communicating with the rest of the Quality Control (QC) department so they become aware of any defects in the product and how to repair them
  • Communicating with the Quality Assurance (QA) department about how to prevent similar defects in the future
  • Communicating with suppliers and distributors to let them know about potential problems and discuss how to solve them
  • Sharing technical knowledge about the product with relevant staff
  • Complying with standards of safety, company policy, and legal regulations that apply to the product
  • Assessing whether the finished product reflects goals set out by the original project plan
  • Using equipment like callipers, vernier, micrometers, shadow graph and others to make accurate measurements
  • Reading engineering schematics and comparing them with the finished product
  • Keeping digital files and reports on product quality organised and accessible

            Ideal Experience:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Technical Skill
  • Product Safety
  • Measurement
  • Product Testing
  • Communication