QA/QC Welding Inspector – Contract Opportunities

  • Bury
  • Contract Opportunity
  • Manufacturing

Open until: October 31, 2024

About Us

Exyte Hargreaves is a mechanical HVAC contractor, specialising in Ventilation and Smoke & Fire Safety. We offer a comprehensive service spanning Design, Engineering (including Digital & BIM), Procurement & Manufacture, Installation and Testing & Commissioning). Our business operates across many core market sectors, including Energy & DECOM, Defence, Transport, Residential and Commercial.

For over 150 years we’ve delivered some of the most complex, challenging, iconic projects in the world.


The Role

The QA//QC Welding Inspector is a key role, ensuring the integrity and safety of materials, components, and systems, through the application of various quality control techniques. This will include the qualification of items in accordance with engineering drawings, conducting visual and dimensional examinations, and the application of non-destructive testing (NDT) including dye-penetrant and magnetic particle inspections.

Working as an integral part of the QA/QC team, you will support our compliance with organisational procedures, client/project requirements and mandatory legal requirements where applicable. The role will also include, supporting client and 3rd party inspections, and the preparation of the supporting QA/QC documentation.


Main Responsibilities

  • Conduct inspections and tests during manufacture, in accordance with inspection and test plans (ITPs), such as visual, dye penetrant and magnetic particle techniques.
  • Interpret and evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and specifications.
  • Prepare detailed inspection reports, and document findings accurately.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities to enhance QA/QC processes and procedures.
  • Liaise with the manufacturing team to exchange knowledge regarding inspection and quality requirements for the manufacturing programme.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Some inspection activities may be required off-site, for example at the clients premises or at a sub-contractor, may be required as part of this role.


Qualifications and Experience Required


  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes including general manufacture of folded and welded ducting, welding and fabrication, general inspections techniques and the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of quality standards and industry specifications for ductwork construction and associated ventilation equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret organisational management system procedures, client / project, and international specifications (i.e., BS EN, ISO and DW 144 etc,).
  • Must have an inclination for personal development and be prepared to attend training, working towards professional qualifications according to business needs.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • SC Security Clearance or ability to obtain.

Highly Desirable (but not essential)

  • Detailed knowledge of commonly used inspection and test techniques including QA/QC knowledge and NDT.


Our Core Competencies

Our five Core Competencies set the foundation for collaboration, learning and development. They will help turn our Vision and Values into action; provide a common language to talk about our skills; and offer a common basis to drive success across our business.

  • Grow Talent. Our goal as an organisation is to attract competent people, retain dedicated employees and develop talented colleagues within each operational level to build a future-ready company.
  • Drive Results. To keep and grow our strong market position, we must transform our corporate strategy directly into measurable and sustainable results.
  • Take Ownership. We strive to establish an appreciative culture in which all employees feel empowered and take responsibility.
  • Embrace Change. To develop products and services that go beyond what is imaginable today.  We, as an organisation, must be agile.  As individuals we must remain curious.
  • Inspire Customers. Creating value for our clients is a key component of our growth strategy.  Therefore, client satisfaction should be an important motivator for us individually and collectively.


Exyte Hargreaves is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnic origin, disability, marital status or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.


To apply please get in touch by emailing or use the application form on this page to submit your application directly.

Open until: October 31, 2024