Quality Technician

Milton Keynes
Up to £27,622
Barker Ross Group
Date advertised:
Job details:

A Quality Technician is sought to join a reputable and successful manufacturer of specialist equipment to several sectors, including construction, logistics and distribution. 

The primary duty will be to provide quality control support to the manufacturing areas and conduct inspections to control, monitor and ensure build integrity. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support to assigned production areas to control in-process quality, identifying and reporting non-conforming products and promoting a culture of no fault forward
  • Determine the root cause of defects and action preventative improvement tasks to support stakeholder actions, including the utilisation of practical problem-solving/8D methods
  • Monitor and audit in-process QC systems to ensure accuracy of data collection and early response to process deviation from acceptable quality limits
  • Assist in the development of documentation, including QC procedures, SPCs, X-Bar/R charts and QC plans. Monitor and audit the accuracy of data and completed documents, reporting any issues to the team leader
  • Conduct inspections to drawing specifications to ensure effective containment of non-conforming parts with the use of FaroArm, digital imaging and NDT weld testing inspection equipment/methods
  • Provide support in the calibration of production tooling
  • Arrange for any necessary supplier technical resource to rectify access platforms/items on site, ensuring that all necessary preparations are made
  • Attend and report in the relevant stakeholder meetings and support supplier development activities
  • Work with internal suppliers to provide support for the elimination of secondary inspection, drive improvements with the team and reduce NVA costs
  • Provide measurement data for new products to support the accurate validation of process capability.


  • Experience in engineering/manufacturing practices, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and structural fabrication/welding
  • An accredited qualification, for example PCN Level 1 in welding inspection 
  • An ONC or equivalent qualification
  • The ability to use measuring equipment 
  • The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Computer literate, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience and knowledge of the assembly of mobile elevating work platforms
  • The ability to work within a team structure 
  • Good organisation skills
  • Working knowledge of QMSs (ISO 9001:2008/2015) 
  • Experience of production manufacturing systems (SAP, Visual)
  • The knowledge and ability to carry out machine weight tests and predelivery inspection of machines would be an advantage.


  • 25 days’ annual leave, increasing with service, plus bank holidays
  • An annual bonus
  • A 5% contributory pension scheme
  • A healthcare scheme 
  • A death-in-service life insurance scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme 
  • A referral scheme
  • Free company lunches 
  • Free company family days.

Although some flexibility will be required, the working hours for this position are 08.00 am-4.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact details:

Russ Malin, Barker Ross Group, Ground Floor Mercury Place, 
11 St George Street, Leicester LE1 1QG
T / +44 (0)116 255 1055
W / www.barkerross.co.uk

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