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Quality Inspector

Based at Heatrod Elements Ltd, Farnworth, BL4 0AN

Full time: 38 hrs per week (worked over 4 or 5 days a week, to be agreed)

Salary: £22k

Greater Manchester based Heatrod Elements is the UK’s leading manufacturer of heating elements and associated process heating equipment required for industrial heating applications. Having recently moved into a brand new, environmentally conscious production facility in Bolton we are uniquely positioned to provide electric products and solutions using manufacturing processes which are sympathetic to our precious environment. "Renewable ways to make renewable energy friendly equipment".

Heatrod is part of the global NIBE Element Group (the world’s largest element manufacturer) and represents NIBE in the U.K. as one of over 60 Group companies that are based all over the world. We are the only U.K. based manufacturer of heating elements offering a complete package focused totally on minimum lead time, maximum flexibility and complete design service, from individual raw material components to finished solution, making Heatrod the choice for heating and measuring requirements within the U.K.

As part of our continued growth and commitment to providing an excellent standard of customer service we are recruiting for a Quality Inspector to work as part of our Quality Team.

The ideal candidate would already have some experience in a similar manufacturing role and be willing to challenge processes to drive continuous improvement for the business.

This role will be responsible for:

  • internal audits
  • product inspections
  • recording of relevant data (scrap, returns, etc)
  • organising equipment calibration
  • supporting with relevant health and safety requirements (COSHH, Risk Assessments, etc)
  • driving continuous improvement
  • undertaking project work to support continuous improvement activity

What you’ll need to have:

  • at least 2 years’ experience in a Quality Inspector role within a manufacturing environment
  • strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • great attention to detail
  • good computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
  • understanding of technical drawings
  • knowledge of ISO 14001

Additional skills:

  • IOSH or NEBOSH trained
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Six sigma
  • Qualified as an Auditor

What we offer you:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Cash Health Plan
  • Pension
  • On-site free parking
  • Learning and development opportunities

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to [email protected]