Quality Control Technician 

Job Title: Quality Control Technician
Location: Newhaven

Brightwell is an international leader in the design and manufacturing of high-quality and efficient dosing systems.  

Our story began in 1947, with a clear vision of helping create a cleaner world through our cleaning and hygiene solutions. We currently export our products internationally to over 70 countries, supported by a network of valued partners.  

About the role:

Provide the day-to-day management and liaison with manufacturing of the QC functions. Foster a proactive approach to continually improve product quality standards through effective quality control processes. 


  • Life Assurance 2X annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 28 day free Brighton and Hove Bus saver
  • Long service holiday award 5 years = 1 day extra holiday allowance
  • 23 day annual holiday + Bank holidays
  • Brightwell’s Benefit hub
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4% matched pension

Key areas of responsibility

  • Support the production team in the day-to-day operation of the mould shop, and automated production plan ensuring tasks are completed within allocated timescale and that work is planned to the best utilise capacity. 
  • To maintain and develop quality systems throughout the factory operations ensuring that the highest standards of product quality are maintained. 
  • Approves finished products by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurement tests, returning products for re-work and confirming re-work.  
  • Review and perform RCA on suspect parts. 
  • Conduct ISIR on components as requested by QA engineer.  
  • Perform moulding checks as per documentation and technical drawings 
  • Liaise with production on any quality issues that arise and agree actions to move forward maintain written records outlining decisions and action agreed.  
  • Write programmes for Vertex measurement machine, as and when required 
  • Undertake any ad-hoc projects as requested and any other associated tasks that are deemed reasonable.  

Skill set of the role:


  • GCSE Level Education 
  • At least 2 years of experience within an inspection role or similar 
  • Good IT skills (Experience in using Microsoft, Excel, Outlook and Word) 
  • Ability to analyse test results to identify failures 
  • High level of work accuracy 
  • Ability to complete tasks against tight deadlines 
  • Understanding of product testing methods 
  • Ability to read technical drawings 
  • High-level of visual awareness 
  • Experience drafting reports and collating data 
  • Confident and assertive 
  • Pro-active, hands-on approach 
  • Adaptable / flexible approach to work 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Methodical approach 
  • High level of attention to detail 
  • Ability to make decisions in regards to production process 


  • Quality testing methods knowledge  
  • Experience working within a quality department or test lab environment  
  • Knowledge of Injection moulding 
  • Experience in ISO 9001 and Quality Systems in general 
  • Experience with data analysis software 
  • Experience with inspection measuring equipment