Quality Lead - Northamptonshire

£32-£40k - Manufacturing
Ref: 460 Date Posted: Monday 15 Apr 2024

The Role:  Quality Lead

Location: Towcester

Salary: £32-£40k DOE PLUE O/T at time and one half

Status: Permanent

Hours: Standard 39hrs per week

Your Mission: To play a “hands-on” role with the potential to lead and motivate a small inspection department; and with the confidence to communicate with customers regarding any quality matters. Contribute to the Company’s quality procedures and help directors prepare for audits etc

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspection of work at all critical stages from process approval, masking, and final inspection/packaging for dispatch.
  • Ensure that documentation and processing comply with customer requirements, best practice, established systems and process standards, and provided specifications.
  • Raise any omissions or non-conformances with the appropriate person. 
  • Record any non-conformances using both internal Non-Conformance Reporting system and where necessary, in accordance with customer’s own NCR system. Ensure that corrective action is taken.
  • Monitor and record media condition in line with quality system procedures.
  • Monitor all other key elements affecting process quality (e.g. control of blacking solutions, coatings) are carried out as specified and records maintained.
  • Deal with customers on any quality matters.
  • Undertake internal quality audits in accordance with the clients Quality Policy.
  • To contribute to audit preparation and participate in regular external audits.

The Ideal Candidate Profile:

Experienced in quality systems and procedures.

Leadership skills


Background within motorsport or aerospace

Ideally experienced in Coatings

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