AQL Inspector

We have a permanent position available for an AQL (Acceptable Quality Level) Inspector to join our Quality Team.

We have a permanent position available for an AQL (Acceptable Quality Level) Inspector to join our Quality Team. You will be carrying out inspections on our products, checking the labelling, presentation, and dimensions.

Why you should join JoE

  • Pay starting from £9.90 an hour
  • Additional shift pay for nights, weekends and rotational shifts
  • Up to 50% discount
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Auto-enrolment into our pension scheme from your first day
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing with length of service
  • Additional overtime payment
  • Active social club, running events throughout the year

About the role

You will be:

  • conducting product inspections
  • completing inspection records
  • working closely with other departments to prioritise inspections
  • following established processes to uphold our quality accreditation
  • gaining experience to become confident in decision making

This is a dayshift position working 7am - 4pm Monday to Thursday and 7am - 12pm Friday (39 hours per week).

In house training will be provided.

Rate of pay starts from £10.90 per hour.

About You

You will:

  • have high attention to detail
  • have a good eye for fault finding
  • have excellent communication skills
  • be a team player with a demonstrable can do, proactive approach
  • have the ability to manage and prioritise own workload
  • use an organised and methodical work style
  • have good colour vision
  • have experience of computer data input

About Us

Founded in 1797, Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand celebrating 225 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family-owned company has carefully sources cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our very own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over 1,000 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high-quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable, and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

Johnstons of Elgin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer wholeheartedly supporting the principles of equality and diversity to build an inclusive workforce. Our aim is to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do to create an environment where our employees feel safe to be their whole authentic self without having to downplay or change parts of their identity. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, which goes beyond those characteristics protected by law to include everything that makes us unique, from our backgrounds and experiences to our personalities and ways of thinking.

We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and encourage any candidate who requires assistance to contact us at

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement or qualification. At Johnstons of Elgin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but think your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note all applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in country job is based.

Closing date Friday 17th March 2023

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