• Job Reference: 40407
  • Salary: £12.50 - £16.00
  • Discipline: QHSE
  • Location: Blaydon-on-Tyne
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Skills: Quality Inspector

Job Title: Quality Inspector


Location: Blaydon-on-Tyne


Salary: £12.50- £16.00 (dependant on experience)

Day shift Role: 07:00 - 17:15

(Overtime on a Friday is paid at time and a quarter)




  • 4 day working week
  • The holidays are 257.5 Hrs based on 5 weeks + Bank Holidays
  • Working for an agile group with a lean structure, who pride ourselves with staff tenure.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • The chance to work with a diverse range of clients and industries.
  • The opportunity to make a significant impact within a reputable company.



Job Description

  • Conduct thorough inspections of machined, fabricated, welded, pressed, painted, and laser-cut components to ensure compliance with quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Perform first-off, patrol, batch, and visual inspections, using precision inspection equipment.
  • Complete First Article inspection reports to various client specifications
  • Identify and report any deviations, defects, or non-conformities in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with production and engineering teams to resolve quality issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Maintain accurate records of inspection results and quality documentation, including the updating of our ERP system.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of quality control processes and procedures.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts to enhance product quality and efficiency within an ISO-controlled environment.
  • Communicate quality-related information to relevant stakeholders.


Skills & experience

  • Degree in engineering, manufacturing, or equivalent proven experience in a similar sales estimating role within the precision engineering sector.
  • Proven experience as a Quality Inspector in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Strong understanding of quality control principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in using measurement tools and equipment.
  • Attention to detail and a keen eye for spotting defects and inconsistencies.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Knowledge of ISO standards and quality management systems is desirable.
  • Capability to communicate with all levels of customers, suppliers, and management alike.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools (e.g., Microsoft Office, CAD software).
  • CMM experience (Desirable) 





Why Should You Apply?


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.


Senior Appointments

Leadership and Management

Supply Chain/Logistics

Design - Engineer, Management

Project Engineering, Management

Production / Process Engineering

Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management

Quality - Engineering , Management

Health, Safety & Environmental

HR & Finance

Sales & Business Administration 

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