Quality Assistant Apprentice (TAW/158)

Oldbury, Sandwell
Posted 3 weeks ago

Brief Overview:

Are you looking to start your career by doing an Apprenticeship? If so, this could be the perfect start for you. You would be joining this High Performance Metals Company as part of the Quality team, primarily attached to the Certification Team, to ensure that customer service is maintained at a world class standard. This position is ideal for an ambitious person who as a critical eye and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Quality Assistant Apprentice you will be concerned mostly with administrative aspects of the Quality Team, assisting with critical over checks of material certifications and contract reviews as well as some administrative activities, training for all activities will be given.

Key Responsibilities Include:-

  • Assist with Quality administration functions, specially those around incoming and outgoing certification, independent of department.
  • Control and manage the Calibration Register
  • Control and manage the Approved Vendor List
  • Carry out measurement and inspection of material if required
  • Assist with contract review and certification checks activities and deal with any quality issues generated to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Liaise with our sales team and engineers to ensure customer requirements are being met whilst carrying out overchecks
  • Carry out administrative duties as required within the quality department
  • Have a flexible work attitude to help cover within the Quality and Technical department
  • Have a flexible work attitude to help cover within the Quality and Technical department

Desired Skills/Attributes:

  • Consistent solid business ethics and integrity
  • The ability to work on their own initiative as experience is gained, be pro-active
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work with personnel from all levels
  • Tact and ability to deal with difficult situations
  • Numerical and IT skills
  • Good team player willing to share experience and knowledge with colleagues.

Desired Qualifications:

A minimum of 3 ‘A’ Levels or equivalent, including Maths, English and Science (preferably chemistry or physics).

Working Pattern:

*Monday-Thursday 8.30am-4.30pm (30 minute unpaid lunch). Friday 8.30am-1.30pm.

Total hours: 35 per week

* Exact working pattern to agreed.

Training to be Given:

You will be working towards the Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4 qualification.  This will mean one day per week at college.

Future Prospects:

This is a really varied role for the right enthusiastic person to really show what they can do, with opportunities to grow.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, a full time permanent position may be offered. This will be at the discretion of the company.

About the Company:

Throughout your apprenticeship you will be directly employed by The Apprenticeship Works and based at the host employer. This company, located in Oldbury in the West Midlands, focuses on technologically demanding product segments. They are a UK market leader in speciality steels, tool steel, tube and piping products, and for providing value added services such as machining, milling, testing and additive manufacturing. They have many years experience of nurturing and developing our Apprentices with many going on to higher opportunities.

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Administration
Contract Length:24 months
Start Date:July 2022
Job Reference:TAW/158
Training Provider:BCTG Ltd
Apprenticeship Standard:Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4

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