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Job Title:  Quality Apprentice


Dronfield Derbyshire, DBY, GB, S18 1DJ

Business Unit:  Process, Measurement & Inspection
Posting Date:  Jul 27, 2022
Job Description: 

AMETEK is a world-class global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $4.5 billion. Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1930 and a component of the S&P 500, AMETEK has over 16,500 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations in 30 countries around the world. Our mission is to solve our customers’ most challenging problems with differentiated technology solutions. AMETEK’s Growth Model combines four strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Product Development. Our core values — ethics, integrity, respect for the individual, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and social responsibility — are essential to doing business the right way. AMETEK believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment are critical to the continued growth and success of the company. We seek to hire, develop, and retain individuals who embrace and thrive in our performance based, entrepreneurial culture. We are united by our common spirit of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, backed by the power of a large, global company. 


Job purpose

Your role is to support the Quality department ensuring that non-conformances are correctly dealt with and investigated to ensure future occurrences do not happen, while at the same time ensuring the existing processes are as efficient as they can be using continuous improvement and lean techniques.

You will be required to assist the business in ensuring compliance with all company Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives whilst maintaining a high level of personal 5S and housekeeping standards.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Processing of Non-Conformances and Inspection in line with the standard processes.
  • Following through Non conformances with relevant departments and suppliers to ensure that they are closed out within agreed timescales.
  • Support CI Projects to improve product flow through the business.
  • Flexibility to work between different functions and adapt when required.


Key Competencies:

  • Ability to Problem solve and gain suitable outcome.
  • Initiative: Taking ownership of own work, doing what is needed without being asked, following through.
  • Customer focus: Striving for high customer satisfaction, going out of our way to be helpful and supportive, making it as easy as possible on the customer.
  • Continuous Improvement: Seeks opportunities to improve process, procedures, that will improve individual and company performance, cost savings, health and safety improvements.
  • Communication: Ability to effectively communicate and demonstrate understanding of what has been communicated.


Experience, Professional Qualifications and Personal Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a desire to work in a Production Environment
  • Work towards Level 3 NVQ/BTEC.
  • A high level of commitment, initiative, and self-motivation are essential in this role.
  • Good communication skills to liaise effectively both within the immediate team and beyond to other Departments. 


AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.