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Quality Inspector

  • Location: Daventry
  • Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

Quality Inspector


£23,000 per annum

Metalis are working with one of the UK's leading Automotive OE small/medium volume component and accessory parts specialists. Who are dedicated to delivering a wide range of services and innovative products, designed to exceed the exacting specifications and quality requirements of its customers. They are looking for a skilled quality inspector to join their team due growth and a healthy order book.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensures incoming parts from suppliers and internally produced parts meet the quality standards and systems required.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the products produced meet quality standards required to minimise quality costs and maximise customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that procedures and processes are adhered to. Ensure incoming materials meet required quality standards. Responsible for identifying and raising quality issues and for speedily resolving them to ensure zero impact to the customer.
  • Support the management of all quality-related issues within the manufacturing team (e.g. internal, supplier, customer and customer warranty)

  • Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues

  • Work with internal and external parties to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards

  • Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators including scrap monitoring, rework level

  • Stop production in the event of manufacture of unacceptable goods/processes

  • Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management system (IATF16949/ISO9001 /ISO14001 etc)

  • Assist with training of quality awareness

  • Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system

  • Assist with first off sample approval

  • Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends that concern product quality

  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to clients

  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems

  • Train people within own work group

  • Support regular inspection meetings to establish an action plan for improving build quality

  • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies

Person Specification

  • Assertive

  • Knowledge of quality systems

  • Knowledge of measurement

  • Understanding of engineering drawings

  • Understanding manufacturing processes

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong Problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative

  • Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure/cost of poor quality

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive

  • Experience of working in Quality Assurance

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Strong technical knowledge

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Highly developed attention to detail

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Have been in a similar role for at least 3 years

If you are interested in the position please click 'Apply' or call Aimee on 07735908317 for more information.