Containment Technician (Quality)

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  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Quality Assurance

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  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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An opportunity has arisen for a CONTAINMENT TECHNICIAN to join an award-winning global Quality Management Company. Based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

The successful Candidate will provide QUALITY support to the customer internal quality team when quality issues are identified. Within this role you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best engineers and most complex, high tech. equipment in the Marine industry.

The role is part of a small team who has been awarded the task of devising, creating, implementing and executing on-site a 3rd party Quality Management Service focused on containment of identified non-conformance.

The position will have a pivotal role in protecting the clients build programs and driving quality improvement within the supply chain.


The job holder must be eligible for UK Security Clearance

ONC or OND Qualified in Mechanical or Electrical or Electronic engineering or similar

Two years minimum experience in a quality assurance role

Good knowledge of Quality Standards and systems

Good English and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

PC literate

Knowledge of manufacturing processes and understanding of part drawings and critical characteristics

Analytical ability

Able to operate flexibly with good time management skills


A bright and determined individual, who is proactive and able to influence
Competent to achieve steps 2 and 3 of the 8D process
Ability to manage both projects and stakeholders at all levels
Strong and capable enough to challenge the client (complaint originators) and vendors
Driving Licence


Provide first line support when Supplier Quality issues are identified

Agree problem cause and allocation of ownership represent the product supplier in this agreement

Work alongside clients internal functions to realise robust problem containment to protect the build facilities and minimise disruption, lead the containment process on behalf of the supplier and liaise with the supplier directly to facilitate containment checks and ensure containment is fully complete

Work with internal logistics to ensure affected material is quarantined and returned to the supplier as required

Log all supplier quality concerns on the clients SAP system to facilitate rejection activities so stock accuracy is maintained at all times. Ensure the internal QM module with the SAP system is kept up to date

Provide supplier with timely notification of problems via 8D report request process and complaint reports.

Provide feedback and escalation of quality issues and supplier performance to Quality Engineers for ongoing supplier performance review and development activity.

Prioritisation of activities will be in accordance with the clients Quality Department objectives.

Develop detailed containment documentation to ensure clear communication across all global locations