Quality Assistant in Yaxley, Cambridgeshire, UK


Location: Yaxley, Cambridgeshire, UK


Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 per annum

Quality Control Assistant

Shift: Monday - Friday 08:30am - 5:00pm

£22,000.00 to £26,000.00 depending on skills, experience and Knowledge

• A minimum of 3 year's experience working as a Quality Inspector/Engineer.

• An Engineering qualification, minimum of level 4 BTEC in Quality, or relevant discipline.

• Good knowledge of Assembly and Final Inspection of Engineered Products.

• Able to read and understand engineering drawings and be competent using basic Word / Excel / Vision software.

• Practical knowledge of modern Quality processes (Six-Sigma, PDCA, SPC, etc.)


• Experience in a similar role, preferably within a Manufacturing background

• Good understanding of Mechanical Engineering

• Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques

Duties to include, but not be necessarily limited to:

  • Load-Testing products to industry standards
  • Monitoring all production departments, imported goods.

  • Responding to internal complaints and faults and recording non-conformities

  • Assisting with problem solving across various departments

  • Reporting on, and following up, corrective actions

  • Collating, assessing and reporting relevant information

  • Assisting with internal process Auditing,

  • Assisting creation of process and product instructions and activities for all areas to progress and gain momentum

  • Promoting and recording continual improvement

Knowledge of internal auditing, and working in a Lean environment would be advantageous, but in-house training will be given.

Some heavy lifting may be required to be able to carry out Load Testing.

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