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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Quality Engineer

North Walsham, NR28, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Technique Recruitment Solutions are working alongside a full service global supplier of innovative and sustainable plastic packaging solutions based in North Norfolk. The Quality Engineer will support the Quality Manager and quality team in achieving adherence to the quality standards according to legislation and procedures. Active involvement in the drive for change and continuous improvement. This role is key to the companies' achievement of World Class Manufacturing and a 'zero defects' culture.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within Quality preferably within an FMCG environment 

Main Areas of Responsibility

·   Performance testing of current products, to ensure adherence to specification.

·   Measurement analysis using all facilities available and transferring data to spreadsheets.

·   Programming & Maintenance of Laboratory Test Equipment (including CMM, Force test equipment and others).

·   Set up of SPC & monitoring on key products to measure process capability.

·   Support the investigation, RC & CAPA for external and internal Non Conformances.

·   Apply problem solving principles (7-Step, 5 Whys etc) to Non Conformances, Investigations and other.

·   Perform and document internal audits & associated CAPA. Implement CAPA.

·   Support and active involvement in external audits (ISO9001, BRCGS).

·   Development of New and Existing WI's/SOP's, Quality Documents, policies & procedures.

·   Maintenance & upkeep of Quality reference samples & systems.

·   Customer Documentation - DoC CoC, CofA, Questionnaires etc.

·   Ensure the calibration system is kept up to date (internal and external calibration).

·   Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities

·   Quality representation in meetings as required.

·   Active involvement in promoting a proactive Quality & Safety Culture to the site.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Candidates are expected to have, or eventually progress towards the following:

·   Qualified Internal Auditing (ISO9001 &/or BRCGS standard).

·   SPC & MSA techniques.

·   Six Sigma Green Belt Status is preferable

·   HND/HNC qualified, or equivalent, in a Quality subject is desirable.

·   To have experience of ISO9001 or ISO 14001 quality management system requirements and to have worked within the criteria.

·   To have experience of BRCGS system requirements and to have worked within the criteria.

·   Have knowledge and experience in H&S - IOSH

·   GCSE English and Maths essential or equivalent level

·   Problem Solving techniques/ RCA.

·   Laboratory experience, beneficial but not essential
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