Future Recruitment Ltd

Quality Technician

Salary per hour: £8:35 - £9:10
18 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Nicola Hurd
Packaging, Printing
Full Time
Contract Type

Salary per hour: £8:35 - £9:10 + 33% Shift Allowance + Overtime (Paid at time and a half Monday to Saturday and double on Sunday) + 25 Days Holiday and 8 Bank Holidays

Shift pattern: Rotating 3 shift system - 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm + 10pm-6am

Our client is a market leading packaging manufacturer looking for a Quality Technician who is computer literate, a problem solver and has quality and packaging experience.

  • Safety and hygiene.
  • Demonstrate safe working practices with procedures followed at all times.
  • Keeping work areas tidy including laboratory and quarantine area.
  • Represent quality at times on safety and hygiene teams.
  • Decision making.
  • First of review to start production, "in process" confirmation and approval of raw materials.
  • Quarantine of materials, retesting and release back to production as "passed".
  • Prioritising tasks.
  • When to involve operators / supervisors in quality decisions and events.

Technical Skills Required:
  • A working knowledge of all test equipment used to measure production quality and laboratory tests.
  • Understanding of raw materials and basic make-up of all products.
  • Understanding of quality and hygiene systems.
  • Accurate data recording and understanding of tolerances and understanding of basic statistics.

Quality Skills Required:
  • A working knowledge of factory and laboratory testing and control processes.
  • Filing and organisation of documents and retain samples.
  • Auditing supplier certificates of analysis and basic goods inwards control and testing.
  • Completing and sending certificates of analysis / conformity to customers.
  • Completion of reject reports and the control of defective material (Quarantines & SCARs).
  • Internal auditing and raising non-conformance reports against "BRC Packaging & Packaging Materials" and "ISO9001:2015" standards.
  • Basic investigation to find root cause and complete corrective action plans as directed.

Computer Skills Required:
  • Ability to input and retrieve information from databases, including our inventory system.
  • Basic word processing and use of emails.
  • Use of charts, spreadsheets and tables to represent data.
  • People and teamwork skills.
  • Clear verbal and written communication to colleagues and managers.
  • Understanding of internal customers and suppliers.
  • Trainer of operators on basic quality and hygiene matters.
  • Flexibility within the quality team - be self-motivated and work unsupervised as needed.