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Quality & Systems Auditor

Based at Heatrod Elements Ltd, Farnworth, BL4 0AN

Full time: Mon to Thurs 07:30 to 16:00 and Friday 07:30 to 12:50

Salary: Competitive

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.

To proactively drive a right 1st time culture ensuring compliance to all internal processes and systems, through audits and testing of products to agreed levels such as British standards and ISO9001 & 14001 framework.


Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out internal Systems audits
  • Conduct, record and report daily random process-based quality checks
  • Support Production Technicians in compiling SOP's & work instructions
  • Help carry out risk assessments and maintain records
  • Help carry out COSHH assessments and maintain records
  • Help maintain and update Aspects & legal registers
  • Drive continuous improvement and establish 'Lean Values'
  • Undertake project work to drive continual improvement through the business


Quality Assurance:

  • To identify ways of continued quality improvement.
  • Identify and address any quality issues arising from inspections
  • Ensure quality issues are raised and escalated to the appropriate team as required
  • Improve the quality of service by evaluating systems and devising new processes as appropriate.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives as required



  • Contribute positively to discussions and debates and participating in shared decision making.
  • Challenge decision making and support the Quality Lead in difficult conversations
  • Ensure effective communication including the dissemination of information accurately and timely to support effective team working.
  • Act at all times as an ambassador for the organisation and maintain positive and effective communication both internally and externally to the organisation.
  • Produce clear, legible and consistent written documentation as required.


About you:

  • 2 years' previous experience in a similar role including carrying out audits within a manufacturing environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Time Management
  • A Good Attention to Detail
  • Great communication skills
  • Good Organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment
  • Willing to challenge
  • IOSH, NEBOSH (Desirable)
  • 5S Experience & ISO 14001 (Desirable)


What we offer you:

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with length of service
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Referral scheme
  • Staff social events

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