Quality Inspector (Fabrication and Welding)


Job Title: Quality Control Inspector – Fabrication / Welding

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:

£15.60 – £18.91 per hour dayshift rate depending on experience & qualifications

Day overtime is 1.5*Basic day rate

Job Type:

  • 37 hours per week
  • Day shift Monday – Thursday 07.30 – 16.00 /07:00 – 15:30 & Friday 07.30 – 12.30/7.00 – 12.00
  • Night shift Monday – Wednesday 19:00 – 05:30 & Thursday 19:00 – 02:30
  • Full time, Permanent
  • Overtime available

About us:

Responsive Engineering Ltd provides a complete diverse, end-to-end manufacturing capabilities under one roof. Utilising technology and highly skilled employees, we provide discreet components or full-service offerings to our customers to a very high standard. As a company, we value wellbeing, driven individuals who work well together, ensuring trusted partnerships with a strong sense of ambition. Our ideal candidate will embody these values and demonstrate a commitment to promoting a safe, positive and supportive work environment. We are committed to being first in line, when it comes to taking responsibility for complex manufacturing solutions and to be recognised for customer and employee excellence

Overall, Responsive Engineering Ltd is dedicated to delivering manufacturing engineered solutions that meet the needs of our customers, while upholding our values of wellbeing, driven, togetherness, ambition, and trusted partnerships

About you:

We require a flexible, enthusiastic approach with a can-do attitude and the ability to manage your time effectively whilst working to tight targets and deadlines. We looking for someone with:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and focus on quality at all times
  • Self-motivated and confident when taking responsibility for all areas of work
  • Visible Quality Control values
  • Flexibility to work shifts and overtime as required to support business needs
  • Drive for improvement

About the Role:

Responsive Engineering Ltd is growing; we are looking for a Quality Inspector to join our highly talented and skilled team and to be part of our exciting growth journey. Working as part of the inspection team you will be trusted partner responsible for ensuring that all manufactured products in the fabrication and welding area fully conform to customer requirements, whilst maintaining the company’s focus on safety, quality, cost and delivery.

You will be driven to go above and beyond in your role. In return, we’ll also go above and beyond for you, with excellent training, support, development, and opportunities to progress in line with personal and business requirements. You will feel empowered to achieve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspection of fabricated & welded components – Dimensionally, Visual & NDT to ensure the correct quality
  • Calibration and validate monitoring and measuring equipment prior to use
  • Liaise with engineering team to clarify inspection and testing requirements
  • Liaise with goods inward for the inspection of raw materials, components and associated certification
  • Support the production team with in-process inspection and testing of components for manufacture
  • Maintain product traceability and compliance to required standards
  • Quarantine and identify non-conforming parts to ensure all product non-conformances are accurately reported
  • Support problem-solving activities and investigations where product or process non-conformance has been identified
  • Contribute to quality led improvement initiatives and support quality performance

Experience, Skills:

  • Relevant experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in reading, understanding and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications
  • Competent with manual inspection processes using equipment such as tapes, rules, and squares
  • Ability to write clear and concise inspection reports and work with both metric and imperial units
  • CSWIP 3.0 certified (CSWIP 3.1 desirable)
  • PCN Level 2 MPI
  • PCN Level 2 Dye Pen

Disposition (Required critical behaviours):

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and focus on quality at all times
  • Self-motivated and confident when taking responsibility for all areas of work
  • Visible Quality Control values
  • Flexibility to work night shift and overtime as required to support business needs
  • Drive for improvement

We offer an attractive employment package, including:

  • Opportunities for day and night shifts with overtime (overtime premium paid)
  • 25 days holidays per year + Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service life insurance scheme
  • Personal Injury scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Free electric charging points
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work
  • Referral programme (up to £750)
  • Onsite parking
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Onsite canteen and takeaway

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