Quality Control Technician



Our client, UK’s leading bespoke socks manufacturers, are looking for a Quality Control Technician to join their team.


Main Purpose of the Job

To work closely as a member of a dedicated team, undertaking repair and maintenance of machinery used within the factory.


Duties and Responsibilities:


— To undertake installation, programming, maintenance and basic repair of machines

— To maintain machines whilst conducting trial runs to sustain production needs

— To identify and repair programming and processing errors on knitting equipment

— To inspect yarns and socks produced in order to ensure high levels of quality

—  To adjust machine settings and programmes and meet design specifications, performing style and size changes

— To troubleshoot mechanical and electronic issues

— To protect the organisations reputation by keeping pricing, promotion, purchase order, and credit-limit information confidential

— To achieve organisational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

— To be a highly motivated individual with sound knowledge of Sangiacomo sock knitting machines

— To be competent in programming and developing designs using Supergraphics software

— To be adaptable, and work effectively in a changing environment, and involved in the development of knitted technical textiles

— To be able to work independently and well as a member of a busy team

— To be willing to undertake any additional training as appropriate

— Analyses plans, drawings, specifications and safety, quality, accuracy, reliability of Machines

— Compiles detailed instructions on processes, work methods and quality and safety standards for workers;

— Devises inspection, testing and evaluation methods for bought-in machines, it’s components

— Ensures accuracy of machines, jigs, fixtures, gauges and other manufacturing and testing equipment

— Prepares plan of sequence of operations and completion dates for each phase of Production or processing;

— Oversees effective implementation of adopted processes, schedules and procedures.


The suitable candidate must have relevant experience of working in a similar environment/establishment.

In order to apply for the position, you must be eligible to work in UK. Please send your email of interest to amita@vira.co.uk


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