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Quality Technician

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/02/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Assisting with quality related matters and activities within the integrated project delivery teams that are supplying high value bespoke engineered and manufactured products and solutions for the nuclear industry;

Supporting the develop, communication, application and maintenance of quality strategies and plans to ensure varied and highly detailed customer quality requirements and expectations are understood, met and delivered over the full lifecycle of the projects,
Keep abreast of changes in requirements, standards and expectations and help facilitate these into the organisation,
Support other quality functional related activities and areas including the business management systems and operational quality teams.

Key Activities / Decision Areas

Undertake and report on a wide variety of tasks within the quality team. Tasks include but are not limited to supporting quality department with the following;

Define, Implement and Manage Quality related activity within the department such as;
Analysis and flow down of customer quality requirements
Produce monthly quality related KPI's for Board Report
Maintain quality registers/ records (Eye test, Stamp, Scrap, Quality Alerts, Tool Box Talks)
Carry out routine Patrol Inspections of the manufacturing facility to ensure all documentation (Route Cards /MITP's/Quality Plans) is con-current with build / manufacturing process.
Manage the NCR system, hold weekly review meetings with the project teams to progress closure of NCR's, produce KPI to track progress of NCR's.
Support the Quality Management team with continuous business improvement activities.
Carry out Despatch Audits as required by the business.
Support customer audits and inspections
Liaising with customers and suppliers on quality concerns, surveillance visits, audits final release etc.
Act as in-house council to provide guidance and solutions to other internal functions when quality concerns and queries arise.

Contribute to other operational quality and business systems activities to ensure continuing compliance to ISO 9001,14001, other adopted standards and customer requirements;
Leading process problem solving, internal non-conformance control, root cause analysis and investigations
Conducting preventive Action and quality awareness activities and initiatives

Useful Information For Applicants:

Essential role related knowledge, technical skills, qualifications and experience:
Minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent in a technical subject
Must be able to understand technical engineering standards and specifications to be able to assure product and processes are conforming
Knowledge of BS EN ISO 9001 (BS EN 14001 also useful)
Minimum 1 year background experience in Quality Engineering ideally from nuclear, aerospace, or oil and gas engineering and manufacturing industry.
Quality planning, Change management and process development
Data analysis, Investigation and Problem solving
Technical Report writing and presentation
QA tools and techniques such as Pareto, Fishbone, 5 why, Kaizen
Self-motivated to be able to work with minimum supervision and able to use own initiative to provide solutions to problems and form working teams.
Excellent team player for working with colleagues and customers at all organisational levels effectively and to build relationships and influence others to achieve key objectives
High level of IT Skills; in particular Microsoft Office suite.

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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