QA/QC Inspector (Manufacturing)

Posted 01 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a QA/QC Inspector (Manufacturing) to join our Client on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating and monitoring the quality of the product, compliance of process parameters & systems and escalating step-changes in data or non-compliance.

Main responsibilities:

  • Conduct lab testing according to CE standards and record/manage in database

  • Managing and implementing onsite calibration programme of measuring equipment

  • Raise testing non-conformances and quarantine product where required

  • Conduct basic root-cause analysis (RCA) on non-conformances for review

  • Generate regular reports on test results/process parameter/non-conformances

  • Monitor graphs and escalate any step-changes in quality

  • Analyse raw material usage data and Certificate of Analysis (CoA), ensuring compliance

  • Prepare and test samples for external testing/market surveillance/R&D

  • Daily checks of process parameters, finished product specifications etc. ensuring compliance

  • Assist in Research & Development trials/ new product implementation - control and manage test data, preparing trends/comparisons for reports

  • Assisting the Quality Engineer in QMS development and implementation

  • Participating in the internal audit programme

  • Ensuring areas including lab, control test equipment and CNC cutter/sample areas/QC areas are kept in good condition

  • Any additional tasks required for collection/analysis of testing, process or product data


  • Previous background in quality testing/checks and standards/regulations

  • Basic data analysis - can identify step-changes in trends.

  • Technical awareness.

  • Familiarisation with Quality Management Systems- trained ISO:9001 auditor preferable but not essential (training can be provided)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - detailed knowledge and use of Excel formulae/tools


  • Technically minded- must be able to understand regulations and the site process

  • Data analysis and interpretation through Excel or internal trending systems

  • Self-motivated, open-minded, pro-active and intuitive

  • High level of integrity in the data being handled within the role

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Comfortable working by themselves and as a team, and confident in escalating deficiencies

  • Extremely organised and efficient

  • Time management - reliable, must be able to multi-task and prioritise, whilst being flexible and adapting to changes in priorities

Hours of work:

Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm

(evening/weekend work occasionally required)

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.