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Quality Technician

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: Ashford, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

We are currently seeking to recruit a Quality Technician who will be responsible for contributing to process and product improvement, and the ongoing improvement of Quality Management Systems. Supporting production activities for existing products to ensure the business complies with the relevant requirements of the quality management system. Help with the introduction of new products to production. Provide direct support for quality concerns, customer complaints and general inquiries. Drive Internal and external quality issues, visit customers and suppliers when required both in the UK and oversees.


The role will involve:

  • Conducting quality control inspections on products, materials, and components to ensure alignment with product requirements and quality standards.
  • Maintaining documentation records and data on tests performed.
  • Recommending quality assurance solutions to complex problems and implementing corrective actions.
  • Conducting audits in line with the quality management systems requirements and the company procedures.
  • Some overseas travel will be necessary.


Required skills:

  • An understanding of ISO9001
  • The ability to understand engineering drawings
  • Experience of manual measuring (Calliper’s, Micrometres etc.)
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Minimum qualification to ONC (or equivalent).
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers regarding non-conformances
  • Experience of dealing with non-conformances arising from production.
  • Conduct audits on products, creating reports and determining corrective actions.
  • Have a logical mind and be hands-on with problem solving skills.
  • Good attention to detail



It would be desirable to have:

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC specialising in the design and manufacture of a range of state of the art Unmanned Aerial and Surface Target systems including the world leading Banshee target. QTS targets are used to enable realistic weapons test and evaluation and operator training in over 40 countries worldwide with QTS providing a complete managed service in over 15 of these countries.