Quality Assurance Technician

Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Liz Collins

Quality Assurance Technician

Based East Grinstead, West Sussex

An opportunity exists for a full-time "Quality Assurance Technician" to join a busy engineering production environment supplying products to a variety of markets including automotive, medical, agricultural, and food processing industries.

Basic Salary £21K - £25K depending on age and proven ability

Benefits include 20 days holiday per anum, additional 1 day per year up to max of 25 days. After 10 years' service an additional 5 days is allocated.

Some of the main duties of the "Quality Assurance Technician" will include:

  • Conducting internal audits and producing associated audits reports and issuing of non-conformities where required
  • Conducting supplier audits and producing associated audits reports and issuing of non-conformities where required
  • Liaising with customers regarding RMAs, carry out investigations and issue reports ensuring corrective actions have been carried through the business effectively
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding RMAs and chasing corrective actions associated with root cause of fault
  • Assist all departments with managing their calibrated equipment
  • Conduct and issue PPAP documentation
  • Support quality department with customer requests such as certification queries and CMRT reporting and other regulatory demands
  • Support all departments with processing suggestions obtained from internal suggestion scheme
  • Carry out process improvement reviews and projects to reduce inefficiencies
  • Work alongside purchasing, engineering and suppliers to develop our supplier base and quality of products produced within the supplier base
  • Implement, update and review quality documentation to ensure it is in line to GMP, internal processes and ISO 9001:2015
  • Carry out inspections on products produced both internally and supplied, issuing reports where necessary
  • Assist all departments in the swift and effective closures of non-conformities

What you need to be the successful "Quality Assurance Technician":

In order to be the successful "Quality Assurance Technician" you should be equipped with the following skills and proven ability:

  • 3-year GMP experience
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Experience in pneumatics/engineering background
  • Internal auditor 9001:2015 preferred
  • Good attention to details
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Report preparation
  • Process and procedure driven
  • Ability to ensure and understand that quality of products & service provided is vital
  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to cope with pressure and change

As a "Quality Assurance Technician" you should have excellent customer service skills and a background within engineering environment together with a good understanding of pneumatics / production engineering. Occasional visits to clients and suppliers may be required so full UK driving licence is essential. Access to pool car is available for such use.

If you are a Quality Assurance Technician looking for a new challenge or a fresh environment, then make an application. You will receive a call to discuss your current situation and career objectives.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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