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Quality Technician

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Quality Technician

Reference number: 12312

Location icon Hampshire
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £27,000 - £29,000
Company icon Sierra 57 Consult Ltd
Company activities icon Injection Moulding / Moulding / Manufacturing
Deadline icon 30/06/2024

Job overview

Working alongside our client, a successful injection moulding manufacturer, as part of their growth plan we are looking for a Quality Technician to join their team.

Company overview

  • The role of Quality Technician is to assist/support the QHSE Manager by providing production expertise to resolve Quality issues within the production operation.
  • As a Quality Technician you will be responsible for ensuring the product meets customer requirements (both internal and external) at each stage of the manufacturing process, carrying out relevant evaluation and/or testing where necessary take corrective action to rectify non-conformance issues.
  • This position will suit an experienced Quality Technician with proven experience within the injection moulding industry, who can display competency in confidently liaising with all levels of personnel.  

Role responsibilities

  • Ensuring the safe working of personnel with the Quality Control & Inspection areas.
  • Conduct inspections at the required frequency to evaluate dimensional and visual assessment of components and identify areas of concern.
  • Support operational personnel in achieving daily/ weekly production and delivery targets.
  • Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the QMS/EMS (IATF16949 / ISO9001 / ISO14001)
  • Lead the daily operations meeting, update and issue minutes.
  • Ensure 5s standards and activities are maintained within the quality department.
  • Review of outgoing product in line with agreed internal/customer quality standards/requirements.
  • Identify potential concerns and support the QHSE Manager / Engineer to liaise with relevant internal and customer contacts until concerns are fully resolved using 8D and the appropriate problem-solving tools.
  • Ensure scrap and non-conforming product are clearly identified, with any containment or rework activities clearly defined.
  • Supporting project team by developing quality instructions, work instructions and any PPAP requirements.
  • Maintain the smooth running of the Quality Control/Inspection areas with clear KPI achievement.
  • Undertake internal audits in line with the agreed. schedule (where required).
  • Support in the maintenance of the Quality & HSE (Integrated) management system
  • Maintain ERP / MRP Quality system (Galion)


  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Hols
  • Death in service at 3x Salary
  • Extensive Training & Development Opportunities through Sierra 57’s award winning Mould Training Division
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Retail discount scheme

Qualifications/experience required

  • Quality experience in an injection moulding manufacturing environment ideally automotive.
  • Knowledge of automotive quality systems
  • Self-motivated and resilient.
  • Able to work without direct supervision.
  • Confidence to liaise with all levels of personnel within customer and supplier’s organisations.
  • Fully PC literate with Microsoft packages.

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