Quality Technician

  • Location

    Washington, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £24.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    James Green

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Morson International are looking to recruit a time served Quality Technician on behalf of our defence client based in the North-East of England. The role of the Quality Technician is to support the Quality Assurance Engineer, ensuring that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system and that product quality meets or exceeds the customer requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not solely limited to:

To understand safe systems of work and risk assessments.
To adhere to all health and safety instruction and to undertake any training or guidance as requested.
To help support safety improvement plans. Quality
To maintain a measurement, inspection and calibration system.
To measure a range of products using 1st principle measurement techniques.
To programme and use Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) using PCDMIS software.
To generate product inspection reports and carry out process capability studies.
To calibrate a range of measurement, inspection and test equipment.
To report quality issues to the relevant Quality Assurance Engineer or Manager. Cost
To attend operations and continuous improvement meetings as the Quality representative.
To fully engage in continuous improvement activities to enhance the quality system such as Kaizen, 5S and other lean manufacturing techniques.

Support the day to day manufacture of Washington products and the delivery of the Washington Manufacturing Schedule.
Identify opportunities to improve process output through reduction in waste and process optimisation.
Supporting with site audits.
Preparing quality data reports .

Shift working flexibility.
Be receptive to new ideas.

Time served quality technician or equivalent in a manufacturing industry.
A working knowledge of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs).
Computer literacy (database, spreadsheet, word processing).
An understanding of process capability studies and competent report writing skills.
A basic understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC).
The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.