Quality Assistant

  • Job Reference: SWR3356
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Shearline Engineering Ltd
  • Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Quality Assistant - Would you like to work full- time but have a 3-day weekend every week?   

If so Shearline are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Quality Assistant / Quality Inspector to join our Quality Assurance team based in Ely, Cambridgeshire.  

The Quality Assistant / Quality Inspector will work closely with all departments and customers to assist with the continuous improvement of our Quality standards.  

Other key duties include:   

  • Assist the Quality Manager in daily operational activities and maintenance of the ISO9001/AS9100 quality management system. 

  • Assist with internal quality audits in accordance with the ISO9001/AS9100 Quality Management System. 

  • Promote a culture of customer focus throughout the organisation. 

  • Liaise with customers on resolution of quality issues. 

  • Conduct supplier quality audits and report audit findings 

  • Produce quality documents as required by customer specific contracts including PSW, Certificate/Declaration of Conformity, Control Plans and statistical analysis supporting Process Capability. 

  • Train production personnel in basic Quality Procedures, internal standards and Standard Operating Instructions while reinforcing the importance of them. 

  • Maintain a visible product traceability record system compatible with the ISO9001/AS9100 Quality Management System.  

About you:  

  • Ideally you will come from a Manufacturing or Engineering background. 

  • A willingness to learn and develop within your role. 

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings would be an advantage. 

  • Use of measuring equipment including gauges, handheld equipment, CMM and other metrology devices would be an advantage. 

  • Basic computer skills with experience using Microsoft packages. 

  • Ability to liaise with manufacturing teams to resolve quality issues. 

  • Production of FMEA reports and control plans. 

  • The use and understanding of the internal Non-Conformance Reporting (NCR) systems. 

  • Knowledge and use of PC-DMIS and MSCOSMOS would be a distinct advantage. 

  • Willingness to turn hand to any quality related issue that might crop up in a fast-paced working environment.  

About Us:  

Established in 1973, the Shearline Group has evolved through decades to become a true centre of manufacturing excellence. We value our employees and their work-life balance and understand the importance of flexible working and offer a 4-day working week (37½ hour week worked over 4 days).  

We offer a clean, pleasant working environment with a recreation room, free tea & coffee facilities, onsite parking, employee award scheme, finder’s fee, incremental holiday entitlement and long service awards. 

We actively help you train and develop, via our performance management process.

Caring for each other’s well-being and success, is part of what we do. Our culture is one of collaboration, respect, and integrity.  

In addition to all of this, our remuneration and benefits package is very competitive of £26,000 - £30,000. We also offer with flexible start and finish times to suit you.  

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.  

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Additional keywords: production, quality, assurance, inspector, manufacturing, FMEA  

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