Quality Control Guitar Technician

Posted on: 01st May 2019

An exciting opportunity for a competent and experienced Guitar Technician working within our busy QC and Returns department at our Guildford Warehouse.

As a QC Guitar technician you will be responsible for thoroughly inspecting, testing and setting up a wide range of guitars – either as part of the inbound QC process, or our comprehensive pre-delivery inspection checks for our valued customers. You will also be required to test amplifiers, pedals and other accessorial products as part of our returns process along with completing minor repair works to guitars as required.

You will be working with a broad range of electric, acoustic and bass guitars, including the latest products from the some of the most prestige brands and suppliers and will often be required to do so to tight deadlines.

Please note – Whilst this position may be extremely desirable for hobbyists, enthusiasts or novices looking to gain experience or an entrance into the field – an existing working knowledge of fretted instrument repair and setup is essential. Successful applicants will be required to demonstrate relevant skills and experience as part of a practical interview.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing thorough Quality Control inspections and functional checks of Guitars, identifying and resolving any defects where and when possible/required.
  • Setting up Electric, Acoustic and Bass Guitars for optimum playability and ensuring they meet and adhere to set standards.
  • Effective communication with team members and Warehouse Management.
  • Assessment and administration of customer returned guitars.

Candidate Profile:


  • Positive, team player with excellent personal time management and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of guitar maintenance and repair with demonstrable experience in the guitar tech/repair field.
  • keen passion for all things guitar and extensive product knowledge.
  • suitable guitar playing ability.

Extra Information

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Working Hours: 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Location: Andertons Warehouse, Guildford
  • Closing Date: 31st May 2019
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