Aug 24, 2017

Quality Technician / Quality Engineer

  • UK Recruitment
  • Blackburn, UK

Job Description

Role: Quality Technician / Quality Engineer Location: Blackburn Contract: Permanent Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience Hours: 37 hours per week with an early finish on the Friday Quality Engineer The Role You will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining company-wide quality standards, producing quality procedures to ensure best practices are applied in support of customer satisfaction and undertake internal and external audits of quality. Your key responsibilities will include… * Proactively monitor processes to identify value adding and cost/waste reducing opportunities and respond with appropriate process innovations. * Manage own workload and prioritise between tasks effectively to meet deadlines. * Liaise with supplier organisations to ensure that the company’s quality policies and standards are met and maintained. * Assist with the review of quality needs within product specifications to support associated departments to establish processes and procedures for new product introductions. * Ensure communications with associated department members and external parties is effective, timely and professional. * Liaise with the Quality Manager to raise concerns and recommendations regarding quality to support continuous improvement. * This role is required to ensure that effective quality standards are delivered and improvements made with regard to both the external supply chain and internal operational activity. * The Quality Engineer role will perform all the activities necessary to ensure that the business runs successfully and meets the required performance goals/KPI’s. * Adhere to all relevant Health and Safety, confidentiality, quality and company policies to ensure effectiveness, quality and safety in departmental activities. * Inspect products and processes to ensure the QMS needs are met, conduct first article inspections, produce associated review reports and sanction non-conforming products. * Conduct audits internally and externally on supplier organisations regarding materials, sub-assemblies and finished products. * Minimise customer complaints through corrective and preventative actions to ensure the delivery of quality customer services. * Assist users of the QMS to ensure the system is understood and followed throughout the company through communication and the provision of training. * Support the Quality Manager in the control and development of company quality policies: focus on product quality and customer service issues. * Complete all training relevant to the role and contribute to the development of team members in line with departmental strategy. Quality Engineer The Candidate You will have experience of working within a manufacturing organisation and also MUST have experience within a Quality Assurance, Quality Control or Quality Inspection position. You will also have the following… * Good problem solving skills. * Personable character, ability to get on with people at all levels. * Hands on, adaptable person. * Flexibility to take on whatever is required. * Ability to work alone and in a team. * Willing to share knowledge and experience in the support and development of other members of the team. The Company Our client is a leading manufacturing business with a proven track record of career development and progression

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