Quality Assurance Assistant
Fastenal have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical Engineering Field) to join their growing team in Leeds. Job Title: Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical Engineering Field) Location: Leeds City Centre, Yorkshire, UK Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 per annum + benefits Job Type: Full Time The Fastenal Story Our decentralized, people-centered approach has enabled Fastenal to take its place among the world’s elite growth companies, garnering many high-profile recognitions of our business success. Growth In Europe - 2010 – 5 Locations. - We have started with two (2) locations in the United Kingdom (Coventry and Dundee), and three (3) in Continental Europe. - 2014 – 20 Locations. - In 4 years, Fastenal Europe has expanded to nine (9) locations in the United Kingdom, and eleven (11) in Continental Europe. - 2018 – 53 Locations. - Today, we are proud of fourteen (14) locations in the United Kingdom, two (2) in Ireland, and thirty-seven (37) in Continental Europe. Be part of this exponential growth and let’s see what we can achieve together by 2022! Company Culture ‘Growth through customer service’ and ‘Promote from within’ are the two mottos on which the foundation of Fastenal has been built. Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical) – Overview: Working as a Full-Time Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical Engineering Field), you will use various mechanical tools, gages and equipment types to test sample parts for performance, dimensional, mechanical, and chemical attributes to determine if they are acceptable to established standards or customer requirements. Full and comprehensive training will be provided. This position is located in a purpose built facility in Leeds City Centre in June 2019. Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical) – Your Responsibilities: - Testing product in an UKAS Accredited Laboratory for performance, dimensional, mechanical, and chemical attributes. - Collecting and analyzing test data, and data entry. - Communicating project status and results. - Creating documentation, such as inspection instructions, reports on test results, and certifications. Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical) – What’s in it for you? - Excellent long-term prospects – Over 95% of our managers were promoted from within. - #148 World’s Best Employer in 2018 (Forbes). - #68 World’s Most Innovative Companies 2016 (Forbes). - An international business in 26 countries with a solid financial position. - Proud to partner and work alongside world’s largest companies. - Work-life Balance. Finish earlier on Friday and enjoy your weekends again. - Professional on-the-job trainings to develop your skills portfolio. - International travel opportunities. - Position in a fun, dynamic team of up to 7 employees. - Network with us - sports and events. Fastenal In Numbers - Over 95% of our current branch managers were promoted from within. - In 2017, Fastenal employees completed nearly 655,261 online and instructor-led training courses. - In an era of outsourcing and downsizing, we've added more than 7,500 employees to our organization since 2010. Quality Assurance Assistant (Mechanical) – You: - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite. - Mechanical aptitude. - Prior experience using basic measuring equipment and inspection tools. - Good math skills and basic understanding of geometry. - Demonstrate strong attention to detail. - Highly motivated, self-directed, and customer service oriented. - Strong organization, planning, and prioritizing abilities. - Ability to work both individually and in a team environment. - Ability to lift, slide, lower packages and work test equipment. - Possess or working towards a Technical qualifications. Preferred but not essential position qualifications: - Possess or working towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering field or equivalent. - Experience of working in Quality Assurance or Control. - Experience in testing parts for: performance, dimensional, mechanical, and chemical attributes. If you feel suitable to join the Blue Team and start your Fastenal career today, please do not hesitate and click ‘APPLY’ now.