Quality Assurance Technician

  • Location
    Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • Salary
    £25,000.00/Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
    JN-052022-251375
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing

Adecco Wellingborough are currently recruiting for the following role for our well established client based in Dennington Road Industrial Estate.



Quality Assurance Technician-



Job Purpose:



To be an integral part of the quality control team, completing tests on products against specifications manufactured or purchased by the company and accurately record the data produced.



Principal Accountabilities:




  1. To ensure that the quality of all products supplied by the business conform to agreed specifications, by carrying out day to day testing of raw materials and finished products whilst working under strict time lines and at times increased pressure.




  1. Achieve at least a competent level of understanding and ability to carry out all defined tests for all product groups;



  • Paste

    • Paint

    • Raw materials

    • Ancillaries



  • Accurately record data on Excel spreadsheets and carry out transactions e.g. bookings and adjustments on the company's business system.

  • Perform adjustments for correction of failed batches.

  • Basic understanding and operation of the company Average Weight System and the relevant regulations.

  • Carry out weekly and monthly tasks allocated by the Quality Laboratory Manager to an excellent standard and meeting deadlines set. E.g. weekly consumables check, spot checks and line checks

  • Maintain an excellent standard of housekeeping within all areas of the department.

  • Have a basic understanding of the company's product range and of Raw Materials and how they contribute to formulations.

  • Liaise with relevant departments over any quality issues and raise all quality incidents in a professional manner through the internal and external complaints process. Support the business where possible in assisting to develop preventative measures.

  • To generate certificates of Conformance and Analysis for customers and government agencies as required in a timely manner.

  • Challenge personal performance to develop skills which will support the team to deliver consistent results.

  • Be willing to support the business and quality department with other duties that are vital to the success of the business e.g. Health and Safety representative or continual improvement

  • To champion quality, health and safety improvements within the department. Whilst also supporting health and safety initiatives within the wider business.

  • To work within the departmental rota as a functioning part of the Quality Team providing relevant cover.



Candidate specification:



  • Qualified in relevant subjects to GCSE / NVQ level 2 (Chemistry or equivalent) with comparable industrial experience, must be numerate, analytical and IT literate.

  • A good team player, who can demonstrate a continual improvement mindset and works proactively with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Have outstanding attention to detail, be quality focused and always strive for perfection.

  • Demonstrate the company values

  • Be flexible with working hours should circumstances require.



Full time: 12:30hrs - 22:30hrs Monday to Thursday. Subject to changes


Reporting to: Quality Laboratory Manager


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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