+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location: Staplehurst, Kent

Salary: £22k – £28k per annum DOE

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Hours: 08.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday or Part time [hours/ days to suit/school hours, salary pro-rata]

Our new factory unit is due to be completed Spring 2022 which means several new roles being available for the right applicants. Magnetic Shields Limited had an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our production team as Quality Technician

We are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant. 

As part of this exciting new chapter in Magnetic Shields progression we are currently looking for a Quality Technician to join the team and become part of our professional, industry leading company!

This is a hands-on role that would suit an experienced Quality Technician with a strong background in the inspection of fine limit sheet metal fabrications and associated products

Key Tasks/Duties of this role:

  • Final inspection of sheet metal & machined components to drawings manufactured in our engineering plant
  • Inspection of incoming raw materials and sub-contract operations
  • In-process inspection of parts
  • Maintain all quality records
  • Calibration of measuring equipment
  • Assisting the quality engineer with non-conforming investigations
  • Assisting with ISO 9001 management system duties
  • Meeting production deadlines for orders
  • Supporting the quality team in discussions with suppliers & customers over concerns & issues

Within this role you will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of day-to-day inspection duties are met

Essential skills:

  • Experience of fine limit sheet metal inspection
  • Experience of using measurement equipment
  • A good understanding of reading engineering drawings, tolerances and first principle measuring techniques
  • Experience and understanding of ISO 9001
  • Strong organisational and decision-making skills
  • Proficient IT skills and experience of ERP systems
  • Team player possessing good inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate to staff at all levels
  • Possess a fine attention to detail

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of CMM
  • Experience of XRF analysis
  • Experience of hardness and tensile testing
  • Experience of 8D, FMEA, AQAP processes

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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