Quality Inspector (Metalshop)

  • Location

    Exeter, Devon

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    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The Company:

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Quality Inspector to eventually step up to lead the Quality Control function at a busy metalshop in Exeter. Your role will be to identify and implement process and efficiency improvements to drive best practice, whilst building and maintaining a close working relationships with internal and external customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Goods-in inspection, customer returns and supplier rejections are managed effectively.
  • Direct QC staff to manage and improve supplier quality including supplier audits and goods inspections at source.
  • Implement procedures to drive efficiency and productivity.
  • Manage and report on KPIs for all activities and monitor performance against them.
  • Work closely with the Technical Operations Manager to enhance processes and procedures to drive best practice.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience of a Quality department involving standards such as ISO 9001, TS16949 and ISO14001 in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience and understanding of manufacturing processes including engineering drawings, welding, machining, electro plating and painting, forging and casting of steel materials.
  • Knowledge and experience of up-to-date best practice in quality control
  • Good knowledge and awareness of statutory Health and Safety requirements

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to demonstrate initiative in resolving problems and implementing business improvements
  • Ability to devise, improve and document clear business processes
  • Leadership skills focused on development and training of team as well as delegation of responsibilities
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Approachable with good interpersonal skills.

Associated Benefits:

  • Life assurance cover 2 x basic salary (rising to 3 x basic salary for pension scheme members)
  • Company Pension Plan - Employer contributions of 6% (with min of 3% employee contributions)
  • 25 Days paid annual leave + bank holidays
  • Subsidised critical Illness medical insurance plan
  • Company profit share scheme, following 2 years service.

Working Hours: 8.30-5.00 Monday to Friday

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.