June 8, 2022

Quality Technician Role

On offer is the opportunity to join a market leading UK Manufacturing business, where you will play a key role in driving the business forward through quality assurance.

This role would suit a Quality Engineer from a manufacturing background. Or a self-motivated Individual that has Engineering understanding.


Are you a Quality Engineer from a manufacturing background, looking for the opportunity to take responsibility in driving quality of the business?

Flowflex have a vacancy for a QC/QA role within our manufacturing sector. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the quality of the day-to-day production from the factory and purchased products. With suitable qualifications and experience the role is expected to progress more towards a QA role.

The company is the UK leader in the manufacturing of Brass Compression Fittings, privately owned with internal opportunities of individual progression

The role will be 07:00-15:00 Monday to Friday

Rate £23k to 28k based on experience and skills

Main Role Functions:

  • 1st off samples for production
  • Regular patrols, checking ongoing production
  • Checking finished goods for release to the warehouse
  • Checking purchased products
  • Control of quarantined goods, processing and release
  • Addressing quality issues and none conformances through to conclusion
  • Data collection and statistical analysis
  • Application of relevant BS/EN/ISO standards
  • Quality training for employees

Basic Attributes:

  • Reliability & Flexibility
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to use measurement equipment i.e. micrometre, Vernier, CMM, Shadowgraph etc.
  • Basic understanding of engineering manufacturing processes
  • Analytical skills
  • Familiar with basic gauging principals i.e. Plug, Screw and Ring type
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to present/document findings/data/analysis
  • Good communication skills when working with people

Progressive Role (Long Term):

  • Managing calibration of measurement equipment
  • Management of QC role
  • PPAP
  • Management of company standards
  • Cost saving exercises
  • Quality process and control improvements
  • Customer quality defects
  • Liaising with customers on quality issues
  • Process and supplier auditing
  • Standards and accreditations management
  • Driving quality standards forwards

Please submit your completed CV with a covering letter to Simon Payne simonp@flowflex.com