Quality Technician

  • Job Reference: AW4695
  • Date Posted: 27 May 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email: angelaw@uandisearch.com

Job Description

The Company:

Our client is one of the leading suppliers of print and coatings within a group of businesses which supply soft furnishing products across the UK and Europe, and decorative curtain fabrics, upholstery fabrics and linings to the domestic and contract markets.  They now have a new opportunity for a Quality Technician to join their fabric team, reporting into the Quality and Environmental Manager. 

Quality Technician  - The Role:

• Carry out routine testing on production samples and document accurately
• Carry out testing on incoming raw materials
• Help out with laboratory trials
• Ensure all colour continuities, standards and files are correct, tidy and current including any copies with suppliers etc
• Assist in maintaining and improve the internal Quality Management System
• Carry out internal audits in line with the Quality Management System
• Assist in ensuring internal operational procedures and work instructions are maintained and kept up to date
• Ensure claims are answered and dealt with in a timely manner
• Maintain and update internal product specifications
• Answer day to day technical queries
• Some writing of reports and investigation will be required regarding customer complaints

Quality Technician- The Candidate:

• Educated to degree/college level with experience in textile technology/fabric manufacturing (although not essential)
• Have worked in a similar role for a minimum of 3 years.
• An understanding of fabric testing is key.
• Knowledge of chemistry is advantageous
• Good written and verbal communication skills are required
• Excellent organisational skills, proficient approach and attention to detail
• Good knowledge of testing procedures in the soft furnishing and upholstery market

Quality Technician - The Package:

• Competitive salary, dependent on experience
• Company Pension  Scheme (after qualifying period)
• 25 Days Annual Leave plus Statutory Bank Holidays
• Child Care Voucher Scheme
• Free onsite parking

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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