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Technical Quality Assistant - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 6071 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Mar 2019
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Do you have a keen eye for detail? Are you someone who can think on their feet and use their own initiative? Are you results and team focused? Do you possess strong Technical skills in a Quality Environment? Then please read on! 

Our manufacturing client are looking for a a Technical Quality Assistant to join their team on a full time and permanent basis. 

This is an entry level role so we would consider candidates at graduate level to help and support in the Quality & Technical department.

Purpose of the role:

  • Ensuring the site meets its desired efficiency levels in respect to customer and business expectations.
  • Have a clear understanding of production capability and how these relate to material specifications
  • Strong alignment with production, with around 80% of time spent on the factory floor.
  • Assist the Quality & Technical Engineer in executing technical strategy through completing wide range of actions from packaging and sending out samples to suppliers and customers, to coordinating production trials and testing.


  • Coordinate all production trials and testing for product and process developments
  • Produce standard trial and testing reports for the Quality & Technical Engineer
  • Be ‘hands on’ in the production factory, applying process and material expertise to support the resolution of process and raw material challenges
  • Support adoption of optimum packing specifications for transportation
  • Raise and record feedback from production trials
  • Support the maintenance of technical procedures and specifications
  • Support improvement projects, such as new tooling or materials
  • Apply process and material expertise to assist the Quality & Technical Engineer in supporting the wider business functions on various developments. In particular, support the Customer Service team during the analysis of customer briefs or the execution of complex change/new business projects


  • Good level of high school or college qualifications is preferred
  • Qualifications that relates to materials, engineering or technical disciplines would be beneficial


  • Ability to apply ‘lateral thinking’
  • Strong Technical interpretation skills
  • Demonstrable experience of exposure to Quality/Technical functions, ideally in a dynamic, fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of working in the premium drinks industry advantageous
  • Experience within the print, paper and packaging industry would be advantageous
  • Problem Solving techniques
  • Strong computer literacy with proficiency in Excel and other MS office applications.
  • Excellent communication, briefing and presentation skills

Please apply directly via our website if you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role.