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Date Added: Sat 10/09/2022

Quality Technician

Daventry, NN114NR, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £26000/annum

Quality Technician

Up to £26,000 DOE

Daventry, Northants

Monday to Friday - Days - Full Time - 37.5 hours


Our Daventry client is one of the UK's leading Automotive OE small/medium volume component and accessory parts specialists. They deliver a wide range of services and innovative products, designed to exceed the exacting specifications and quality requirements of its customers.

The role:

You will take a leading role in testing and inspecting incoming and internally produced parts to the desired specification
Assist quality and production engineers in resolving manufacturing issues and report on quality issues and ensure management systems are adhered to
You will work in a team environment to install best practices with an emphasis defect prevention and a reduction in variation and waste, as well as supporting New Product Introduction (NPI), Engineering Change Request (ECR) and Continuous Improvement (CI) activities.
Plan within the immediate tasks assigned, contributing to project milestones. demonstrate initiative and moderate problem solving within assigned tasksKey Responsibilities:

Undertake quality control activities such as part inspection, fault identification and stock sorting
Ensure products flow through the inspection room
Manage inspection and non-conformance records
Read trend data to identify patterns and systematic quality concerns
Identify and raise issues that could lead to the manufacture of unacceptable product, stop production where necessary
Manage all quality concerns within the business (inc, Customer, Supplier, and internal concerns)
Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues quickly and as efficiently as possible
Investigate quality issues and identify route causes as well as contributing to the implementation of interim corrective actions (ICA) and permanent corrective actions (PCA)
Lead regular inspection meetings, highlighting key quality concerns, identify quality "Hero" and establish actions to improve product quality
Support in Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) activities such as, material testing and producing initial sample inspection reports (ISIRs)
Support in ensuring documentation such as control plans, Standard operating procedures (SOPs) and route cards are implemented and maintained effectively
Conduct product and process auditing
Ensure compliance to management systems inc ISO9001, IATF16949, ISO14001, ISO45001
Monitoring and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) inc, Scrap, Rework, Parts per million (PPM) as well as Quarantine and inspection turnover
Support and participate in Continuous improvement (CI), New product introduction (NPI) and Engineering Change Request (ECR) Activities
Manage calibration processes and records and undertake routine maintenance for measurement equipment
Actively works toward achieving six sigma green belt qualification (if not already certified)Requirements:

HNC/ A-level qualified or equivalent in a relevant engineering or technical discipline
Computer literate especial, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Experience in a CAD package desirable. (Solidworks, AutoCAD, Catia or other)
Experience in measurement software. (Knowledge of Polyworks and or V-tube desirable)
Understanding of management systems desirable. (ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 45001)
Six sigma green belt certified desirable
Please apply with an up to date CV in the first instance


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace
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