Quality Technician

Job Description

Quality Technician sought by successful manufacturing business – the role is located at the company’s  Halstead, Essex facility. Key manufacturing processes include fabrication, welding and castings in a range of materials including cast iron, nickel bronze, galvanised steel, plastic and stainless steel.

Candidates for the post of Quality Technician should be able to demonstrate the following.


  • Proven knowledge and experience of working within an ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) or similar.


  • Practical knowledge and experience of a wide range of materials and production processes ranging from castings through to stainless steel fabrications.


  • Familiar in the use of Microsoft Office products, Word and Excel and Outlook.


  • Experience of using Bills of Materials (BOM’s) and Parts Lists.


  • Working with an MRP/ERP system such as Microsoft Navision, Business Central or similar system.


  • To work both independently and as part of a small team.


  • Patrol inspection of Production, Goods Inwards, and Dispatch areas.


  • Finished Goods inspection.


  • Identification of parts and stock rotation and stocktake activities.


  • Writing of Audit Reports, CAR’s and NCR’s




  • A recognised qualification/s is desirable but not essential.


  • A good standard of computer literacy and general education will also be required.


  • Practical experience of working within a predominantly mechanical engineering environment.


  • Confident in working with a range of production personnel and skill levels.


  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings and documents.


  • An understanding of Manual, fabrication welding and CNC machining processes.


  • The use of traditional mechanical measuring equipment such as verniers, micrometers.