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Job Title: Product Quality Technician

Salary: Up to £17.58 depending on experience.

Benefits: 27 days annual leave + bank holidays, Share Scheme (50% company matched), Contribution Pension Scheme (contribution double by Company up to 10%), Free Car Parking, Caterpillar Advantage (discounts and cashback)

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business. 

Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products

and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform

to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment,

help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

What will Caterpillar do for you?

From day one, you’re set up to thrive at Caterpillar: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company.

You power our success and we are committed to empowering yours. After all, when your work can impact the entire world, it’s important to do work that matters.

Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products facility at Leicester is dedicated to the assembly of small construction machines typically used on building and construction sites – Backhoe Loaders and Compact Wheel Loaders. Founded in 1952, Leicester was the first venture by Caterpillar outside the United States. The Caterpillar Building Construction Products’ fabrication facility at Stockton uses the latest technology to cut, weld and machine all the major structures for use at its assembly plant at Leicester.

A Product Quality Technician is required to work within the Quality Team at Stockton. Utilising a Co-ordinate Measuring Machine, a Portable Co-ordinate Measuring Machine, verniers micrometres etc. The work can vary from measuring the smallest to largest fabrications in the facility, auditing, problem solving, producing detailed reports, and being able to discuss those reports with our customer, engineers and our workforce.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Act as the first point of contact for all fabrication quality issues
  • Investigate fabrication problems and eliminate root causes
  • Investigate and reject defective material
  • Report quality issues at shift meetings
  • Support stock quality checks and investigations
  • Support NPI pilot builds and production launch
  • Support Cat Production System and MQ12005 activities
  • Adhere to the Company’s Health & Safety policy and safe working practices.
  • Adhere to Caterpillar’s Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork

Skills and Experience:

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Previous experience working within a Fabrication role.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to read drawings and measure parts to the specifications on the print.
  • Knowledge of Co-ordinate measuring machine operation.
  • Detailed product and assembly process knowledge.
  • Effective communication skills to liaise with all levels of the organisation.
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability to carry out advanced dimensional inspection.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and Standardised Work.

Desired Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Qualifications preferred would be at ONC/HNC or equivalent in a technical subject
  • Working knowledge of Glovia preferred

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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