Junior Quality Inspector / Quality Development

22 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
Bluetown Online
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Junior Quality Inspector

Salary: Depending on experience

Based: Dorking, Surrey

The Company:

The company is a well-established manufacturer and renowned experts in precision machining, bonding and finishing engineering grade plastics. They supply global, blue-chip customers in industries including life sciences, medical devices and industrial applications with solutions including fluidic manifolds and optical components.

Job Role:

This new role is an important expansion of the quality team to support the company’s growth plans and continuous process improvements. You will support adherence to quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production and finished products. You will also be involved in the resolution of any client issues and maintaining quality record keeping. You will be supported by a wealth of in-house knowledge and given training on processes, techniques, use of gauges, Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM), vision inspection and other equipment.

The Candidate:

The position is suitable for someone with a basic understanding of mechanical engineering, including the ability to read 2D technical drawings, and an interest in progressing in a quality engineering role and beyond. Previous quality inspection experience is not required but exposure to this or some experience would be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

* Inspecting first-off, in process, precision-machined plastic components with measurement and visual tests. Recording results and passing/rejecting parts as required.
* Acting as roving inspector to walk the shop floor, support production staff with any quality issues and conduct spot checks as you see fit.
* General visual inspection of parts for defects, the majority of the parts we produce are in transparent materials.
* Inspect incoming materials for conformity against specification and quantity.
* Final inspection of finished goods before despatch to clients.
* Documenting inspection results by completing reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste; inputting data into quality database.
* Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures.

Essential Skills & Experience:

* Minimum Level 3 qualification in a technical/engineering based subject
* Ability to read 2 dimensional technical drawings
* Proficient Microsoft Office software skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Close attention and a good eye for detail
* Methodical approach
* Willingness to get stuck in and learn
* Hands on approach
* Positive, problem solving attitude.

Nice to have:

* Any basic CAD skills
* Any turning or milling experience
* Experience working in a manufacturing environment
* Experience in quality processing, measurements and standards

To apply for this role please click APPLY to submit your CV and covering letter

Candidates with experience of; Junior Quality Development Manager, Junior Quality Coordinator, Quality Supervisor, Junior Product Quality Manager, Quality Assurance, Junior Quality Assurance Manager, QA Manager, Senior Quality Inspector, Continuous Improvement, Improvement Manager, Quality Overseer will also be considered for this role.