Title:  Quality Inspector


Hethel or Norwich, GB

Department:  Production Quality
Date:  25 May 2023

Quality Assurance Inspector

Hethel and Norwich


On site

Reporting to Production Quality Manager  


About the Role 


The role of a Quality Assurance Inspector is to ensure that the company’s products meet the required quality standards before it is received by the customer. Your duties will include auditing the product across multiple stages, ensuring customer specifications and expectations are met, with Quality being an essential part if the business’ landscape and the customer being at the core of everything we do. 


Please note that shift working maybe required for this position


Key responsibilities include:


  • Conducting product audits against the required quality standards.
  • Precisely following process and procedure to ensure repeatability of performance.
  • Conducting defect feedback and problem-solving activities.
  • Efficiently escalating any quality concerns in a timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities for reduction of waste and improved methods of working
  • Ensuring key performance indicators (KPIs) are achieved.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Automotive manufacturing experience.
  • Previous experience within a quality role.
  • Confident with using MS software, Excel, word, PowerPoint etc.
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Passionate about customer satisfaction
  • Full Driving License




About Lotus


Lotus Cars is based in Hethel, Norfolk, UK, and is the global headquarter for sports car and hypercar manufacturing operations, the Lotus Advanced Performance Centre and the iconic 2.2-mile test track.


Lotus builds world-class high-performance cars, born out of legendary success on the racetrack including 13 FIA Formula 1 world titles and many other championship honours. In July 2021 Lotus unveiled the all-new Lotus Emira, its last petrol-powered sports car and best-of-breed, and in July 2019 it launched the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar.


The latest new model from Lotus is the Eletre. Unveiled in March 2022, it has the soul of a sports car and the usability of an SUV. It is pure electric, and represents a clear vision of the future ambition of the company.


The ongoing transformation of Lotus, from a UK sports car company to a global performance car business and brand, is laid out in the company’s Vision80 strategy. It states what Lotus will be in 2028 when we celebrate our 80th anniversary. We welcome talented, creative and motivated people to join us on our journey.


We offer you all the advantages of working for a prestigious high-tech automotive company. You will find a purpose-built facility; with all the tools and equipment you need to do an outstanding job. You will benefit from our fast-paced learning environment and our track record in designing and manufacturing thoroughbred sports cars over the last seven decades.



What we offer you


In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits:


  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Half day finish on a Friday
  • 6% pension contribution 
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme, based on your contribution and the performance of the company
  • Private Healthcare
  • Group income protection based on length of service
  • Paid time off for medical appointments
  • Disturbance Allowance
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Exclusive Employee discount, wellbeing and recognition platform #ForUSLOT 


We reserve the right to close this role early if a high volume of applicants is received.




We would encourage the submission of CVs via our online portal. If you cannot see an active position that is suitable, please use the buttons above to REGISTER YOUR INTEREST and appropriate new vacancies will be sent to you.


More information on working at Lotus, Vision 80 and the exciting future for Lotus can be found  https://uslot.lotuscars.com/


A kind note to recruitment agencies – please do not send us CV’s to Lotus managers or Recruitment unless we have explicitly requested your company to do so, any CV’s submitted will be considered by us to be a ‘free gift’.