Quality Assurance Technician

Employer Information

Thompson Aero Seating Limited

E: careers@thompsonaero.com

T: +44 (0) 28 3833 4000

W: https://www.thompsonaero.com

As result of recent promotions, we are looking for a Quality Assurance Technician to join the team at Thompson on a permanent basis. The position is based at our Portadown Facility.

You’ll ensure the Quality Management System is maintained to a standard that meets and exceeds internal, customer and regulatory requirements, assisting the Quality Engineer in ensuring product quality and daily monitoring and reporting of issues within production and store areas.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assessing product In-Line and End-Of-Line (EOL) visual inspection failures across Value Streams
  • Raise Quality alerts and ensure follow through with operations
  • Carry out Product and Process audits  and control on non-conforming parts and support MRB process
  • Managing scrap/rework as required and maintaining5S standards
  • Providing detailed and accurate analysis reports
  • Supporting training of operations Quality Inspectors
  • Categorising  failure modes and Analysing quality data & conduct evidence-based root cause investigations
  • Supporting monitoring and reporting of key performance indicators (KPIs) for the Quality department
  • Conduct In process product and process reviews
  • Carry out post-production inspections of OEM products including; dimensional, electrical and capacity testing.
  • Perform pre-customer source inspections
  • Support maintenance and planning of calibration and carry out sample tests/inspections to ensure specifications are being met and communicate results documenting conformity and non-conformances
  • Ensure that procedures are met, and relevant paperwork completed to ensure full traceability
  • Promote quality principles throughout the production process.

You’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary, and opportunities to enhance your pay through overtime, and our employee referral scheme.
We offer 33 days holiday, healthcare, gym membership, Perks discount card, Life assurance, enhanced maternity and excellent learning and development opportunities amongst other benefits.


  • 2 years’ experience in a Quality role supporting production/ operations or manufacturing environments.
  • Experience of using MS Excel.
  • Experience of using Quality tools such as 3C, 8D etc.
  • Experience of using a Quality Management System.
  • Experience or involvement in Quality/ Customer Audits.


  • 3RD level qualification in a relevant discipline

Click "apply" or contact our HR team; careers@thompsonaero.com to hear more about the position.

Thompson Aero Seating reserve the right to enhance criteria in order to facilitate the shortlisting process.  It is therefore essential that your application contains full concise information and evidence relevant to the position. 

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunities employer.

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