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Quality Inspector

Salary: 18540.00 per year
Location: Wellington
Company: Epson
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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Job Title: Quality Inspector (based within Injection Moulding department)

Department: QSHE

Reports to: Quality Supervisor

About us:

Epson Telford Limited was established in 1987, we are on a 50-acre site and operate a 24/7 manufacturing site.

We are the only European manufacturing and distribution site for ink cartridges and textile inks. These products are shipped to an Epson warehouse in Germany where they are then distributed throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Quality and innovation is at the heart of everything we do, from our Cleanroom environment to our in-house machinery, design and technology improvements from which we use our own Epson 6-axis robots.

Hours of work:

Three Rotational Shift: 20% shift allowance

Week 1 – Sunday 11.00pm to 6.00am Monday to Thursday 10.00pm to 6.00am

Week 2 – Monday to Thursday 2.00pm to 10.00pm Friday 1.00pm to 8.00pm

Week 3 – Monday to Thursday 6.00am to 2.00pm Friday 6.00am to 1.00pm

The role of Quality Inspector:

To monitor the quality standards of Ink cartridge production and ensure that:

  • All weld conditions meet specification
  • All offline checks are completed each shift as specified by Quality control documentation
  • Any quality Investigations are completed with a scientific approach ensuring current production is safe guarded and that all previous build stock is controlled
  • To liaise with Quality Engineers on a daily basis and ensure any additional checks/ requests are actioned
  • Conduct Defect Analysis for failures identified within the process
  • Ensure any changes to manufacturing conditions are documented
  • Ensure any key defects identified within the process have defect alert documentation raised
  • Carry out 10 % inspection on finished goods from Production lines
  • Support Production staff with any queries / training that may be requested
  • Support Infusion Quality checks where required
  • Police 5S standards
  • Kaizen Involvement to aid continuous improvement of processes
  • Advise quality engineer/technician on issues
  • Follow the quarantine procedure for non-conforming product


  • 3 years’ experience
  • Can demonstrate process improvements and positive impact


  • KPI related bonus
  • Pension Scheme up to 12 % employer contributions
  • Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary
  • Voluntary lifestyle benefit scheme
  • 31 days holiday (incl Bank holidays)
  • Discounted Epson products and consumables
  • Onsite occupational health and physiotherapist
  • Free eye tests
  • EAP support program
  • Perkbox
  • Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Free secure parking onsite
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