Trainee QC Inspector

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384319126-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Proactive Global
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Position: Trainee QC Inspector

Salary - 23,300 (Quarterly bonus and overtime available.

Location: Bedford

Proactive currently have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee QC Inspector to begin work for a leading manufacturing and production business in Bedford.

Due to rapid company expansion and an ever growing order book, our client is hoping to recruit at least one additional Trainee QC Inspector to help ensure the quality and accuracy of the factory's function is well maintained throughout this new and excited influx of work.


  • Quality control of through-hole components, surface mount devices including wire modifications, mechanical assembly and final inspection all with quality checks against our customer's exacting standards.
  • Use of a microscope due to the small size of components.


  • Some knowledge of assembly of electronic printed circuit boards to IPC 610 class 3 is ideal but not essential
  • Some Experience of working with a microscope is ideal but not essential
  • Professional manner with excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • Good understanding of English including verbal and written communication skills


  • A discretionary quarterly bonus scheme linked to our overall company performance
  • Flexible working schemes (role dependant) and Friday finish at 12.30pm
  • Additional payments up to 10% of salary for Annualised Hours Scheme
  • 25 days Annual leave, increases with service plus 5 additional days (unpaid)
  • Generous Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme 3x salary
  • Cycle to work & staff discounts scheme offers a variety of savings across a broad range of retailers and leisure activities.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with a copy of your CV & a member of our team will be in touch to discuss the opportunity with you in further detail.

How to Apply:

For more information on the role, or an informal discussion regarding opportunities we have available, please contact Charley McCleave on (phone number removed) or (url removed) .

Why work with Proactive?

Proactive Global is an industry leading, specialist engineering recruitment agency focused on the automation, manufacturing and robotics sectors. We offer specialist recruitment services to a niche customer base, vetting that our clients offer the best opportunities for your career. Proactive encourages and promotes equality and diversity within the workforce. We act with honesty, integrity and impartiality, ensuring your application is considered on its own merits and without bias.

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Proactive Global is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.