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Quality Technician/ Inspector

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000Start date: ASAPLocation: DerbyContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is working with an innovative, fast-growing UK company that develops, sources and markets educational equipment and supplies to schools and nurseries across the UK. 

Location: Derby

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Key Skills: Wood & Timber, Product Quality, Supplier Management, ISO framework 

They are looking for a Quality Technician/ Inspector to join their team; the main focus will be on company’s bespoke range, so the experience of wood & timber is a MUST. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility for all aspects of product quality, driving through improvements to ensure that products are manufactured, stored, transported and delivered to the maximum quality standards
  • Ensuring that products comply with regulatory guidance standards and are fit for purpose
  • Building excellent relationships with suppliers in the UK and Europe and supporting them to build sound quality into their processes. This will involve travel to work with suppliers at their company sites
  • Working with colleagues and customers to identify quality opportunities, stop potential issues from occurring and take all preventative action
  • Working with the Design Team on the development and testing of new products 

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to work with people at all levels within the company and with suppliers and customers
  • Skilled in identifying quality issues and putting in place corrective actions
  • Ability to project manage, organise your actions and those of others
  • Ability to analyse quality information in order to make holistic improvements
  • Experience of working with quality control procedures and documentation
  • Understanding of the product journey, from manufacturing to delivery to the customer
  • Ability to travel within the UK and Europe 


  • Up to date working knowledge of quality management systems, product testing and quality control standards and legislation
  • Knowledge / experience of working with British Safety Standards
  • Experience of working within the ISO framework
  • Knowledge / understanding of products that are made from wood
  • Experience of product design 

Cordius team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines - our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates

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