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Quality Controller –
Salary: £34K-£36K per annum, depending on experience, with generous holiday entitlement, a sick pay scheme and pension contributions.
8.30am to 5.00pm - Monday to Thursday
8.30am to 4.00pm - Friday
Our client was a pioneer in the development of thermoplastic pipe systems and, to this day, they are still committed to driving forward innovation in products, services and manufacturing techniques. This not only improves the way in which their products perform, but it often lowers their clients' capital and operational expenditure.
If you are looking for the chance to demonstrate your quality and process control expertise, this is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and self-reliant quality engineer, who has good knowledge of the manufacturing environment, to join a leading UK engineering pipe systems specialist.
Working in a modern and progressive production facility with an experienced team of engineers and technicians, this challenging role will require excellent communication skills and the ability to recognise and implement opportunities for improvement and progression in all areas of our business.
Reporting directly to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Company's quality management system and will have the authority to ensure conformance of standards and processes. Supporting functions in all areas of quality control and working with both production and sales/projects teams it will involve promoting effective quality control by encouraging employees to engage in effective continual improvement processes.
This position encompasses all aspects of quality control in accordance with ISO 9001:2015, including the implementation and maintenance of quality control processes to fulfil customer and company needs.
Your duties and responsibilities will include:
Ensure compliance with the company's QMS
Establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality awareness throughout all departments
Prepare for and represent the company during external audits
Improve productivity and efficiencies through process evaluation and increasing quality control awareness
Conduct new product testing in preparation for final certification to required standards
Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the products and the environment; through training, colleague engagement and work instructions
Liaise with customers and suppliers on all quality, conformance and warranty matters
Maintain the corrective action, preventive action data base (CAPA)
Perform continual quality checks in all areas on a daily basis by planned and random sampling
Establish control systems and procedures to meet standards of performance, quality and safety
Implement training programmes to raise awareness in relation to quality control
Investigate problems, customer complaints, analyse root causes and derive resolutions
Train personnel to perform quality checks safely and efficiently
Monitor and mentor team members to improve their skills and efficiencies in quality control
Help maintain 5'S methodology and lean manufacturing
Manage internal audits in accordance with ISO 9001-2015
Prepare first article inspections and finished product inspections
Ensure traceability of raw material and products
Prepare QA reports and periodic report on risks and opportunities in quality functions and processes
Any other reasonable duties.
Knowledge and Skills
ISO 9001-2015 QMS Lead Auditor trained
Qualifications in Quality Assurance and possibly Mechanical/Production Engineering
Previous experience in a Productio