Quality Control Technician / Technical Assistant
*** Do you have the desire to learn and progress your career?
*** Do you want to join a business willing to invest in your training and development?
Recent expansion has created an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Quality Control Technician / Technical Assistant to join the team and become part of a global success story, with a world-wide organisation that values each employee as an individual, and provides the support and training to build a long term career.
With the backing of one of the world’s largest building materials companies and solid foundations dating back to the 19th century, this award winning manufacturer of bricks, pavers and external cladding, employing nearly 2,000 people in 19 sites across the UK, has remained at the forefront of its’ field through continuous product development and innovation, and a commitment to the highest standards of excellence throughout the manufacturing process.
QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN / TRAINEE TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
SALARY: £19,000 to £22,000, including weekly bonus, plus pension scheme.
LOCATION: Based in the factory, Near Lewes, East Sussex, you will be living within reasonable daily commuting distance and could be living or looking for work in the Lewes, Brighton, Newhaven, Uckfield, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, or Crawley areas.
With continuous support and in-depth training provided throughout, in your role as Quality Control Technician / Technical Assistant you will be working as part of a close knit, down to earth, team supporting the busy production department, ensuring their raw materials and finished products comply with all relevant technical specifications and environmental and quality standards, whilst contributing to future product development.
Reporting to the Technical Manager, your broad range of duties and responsibilities will include:
* Collection, testing and analysis of all process materials and finished products.
* Production of daily, weekly and monthly QA reports.
* Assisting the Technical Manager with the annual clay win.
* Packing and dispatching samples and special orders.
* Involvement in Continuous Improvement across the factory.
You will be a highly self-motivated person, good time-keeping, hardworking and committed, not afraid of getting your hands dirty or of hard physical work, but at the same time you will also be able to demonstrate a thorough and analytical approach, have very good levels of literacy and numeracy, and at least basic PC skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word.
You may already have experience in a junior or trainee position, ideally in an industrial / heavy manufacturing environment, and have a knowledge of Continuous Processes / experience in Statistical Analysis (you may have even studied for level 2/3 ceramics certificate), but your personal qualities and a real willingness to learn, will be your most important assets, as they will determine your potential to grow and develop within the role. Good communication skills are essential.
Your current or previous roles, or the type of positions you may be looking for could include: Quality Control Technician, Quality Technician, Quality Assurance Technician, Junior Quality Control Technician, Trainee Test Technician, Technical Assistant, Technical Advisor or similar.
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