Quality Control Technician

Morris Clarke Recruitment Limited
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
25 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading designer and manufacturer of fiber lasers for use in cutting, welding and marking applications in a wide range of industries is looking for a qualified and experienced Quality Control Technician.

Job Purpose:

To drive the improvement in quality of Lasers products and their customer experience by ensuring that products (components and Lasers) are delivered to spec and by identifying areas of non conformances and supporting implementation of corrective actions.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

1.Manufacturing Shop Floor:

·Visual inspection of any component or Laser, with accompanying paperwork

·Examples include but are not limited to: cosmetic inspection, optical inspection, mechanical fit, plumbing fixtures and electrical connections.

·Carrying out Pre Shipment Reviews (PSR) using the Manufacturing Control System of Lasers (MCS) to track components or lasers.

·Make components and lasers available on WinMan.

·Re-locate inspected component(s) or laser(s) ready for dispatch.

·Feedback any non-conformances to relevant Cells Leaders/Process Owners/Person responsible to ensure no repeating issues.

·Available to inspect and process any non conformances relating to OEM modules shipped from another site.

2.Audit support:

·Conduct audits upon request, or following identification of non conformances, including: liaison with affected departments, documenting and monitoring of actions identified, driving through the closure of such actions within specified timescales. This may also include supporting qualified auditors in conducting internal audits.

3.Customer Interface:

·Preparation and presentation of Quality data/information during Customer site visits.

4.Documentation and Records:

·Maintaining accurate records of audit findings using document templates.

·Maintaining and reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)


·Technician will be required to regularly communicate with another site and deputise in manager's absence.

Candidate must have an understanding of ‘Quality Systems’ or having worked in a quality assured environment

·Sound understanding of technical manufacturing with an ability to read and understand technical drawings, specifications and other product definition documents.

·Experience working with computer systems.


·Knowledge of Quality Improvement Tools (e.g. 8D, PDCA, 5-Why, SPC, PFMEA etc).

·Trained as Internal Auditor against QMS standard requirements.


·GCSE level qualification, or equivalent in English and Mathematics/Science (experience in lieu of qualification would be acceptable).

Personal Profile:

·Ability to determine work priorities and work independently or within a group to meet requirements.

·Process driven approach to determining root failure cause of issues identified and using appropriate problem solving techniques to implement appropriate Corrective/Preventative actions.

·Good communication skills to allow presentation of information at all levels and with Customers where applicable.

·Good judgment in escalating issues at appropriate times.

·Willing to question the status quo and developing continuous improvement suggestions.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75102977

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