Calibration Technician

Oldham Technical
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Calibration Technician
Major Recruitment are working in partnership with our illustrious Electronics manufacturing client who have been a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of inspection equipment to the coatings industry.

Their philosophy has been to provide “best in class” design, quality and service at a competitive price. By concentrating on these core values, they have grown into a global network with representation in over 70 countries and Company offices in 8 countries. They are currently seeking a Calibration Technician

Reporting to: Production Engineering Manager

Direct Reports & Responsible for:
• Checking, maintaining and calibration of electrical and mechanical test/assembly equipment.
• Maintenance, test and calibration of all test jigs and fixtures.
• Working to company quality standards and procedures. Adhering to individual responsibilities for Health and Safety procedures, along with maintaining housekeeping standards.

Contacts with:
• (main internal/external contacts outside the department)
• Operations and Production Management, Operators, Production Engineers, Supply Chain, Sales, Development, Quality and IT.

Main Responsibilities & Duties:
• Creating and maintaining test and audit documentation for production processes in all areas including audit/sample plans.
• Health and Safety audits.
• Complying with company H&S procedures and legislation.
• Support with implementation of ongoing auditing of 5S.
• Assisting in controlling and monitoring of facilities based operations and issues.
• Direct support of manufacturing if required.

• GCSE Level 3 or Higher Maths and English
• NVQ 3 Qualification or Equivalent or higher
• Record of work based learning

Experience required
• Assembly and test process techniques
• Knowledge of and experience working with ISO9000 & 14001
• Work based knowledge in engineering or quality assurance
• Knowledge of and experience of working with electrical test equipment
• Generation of instructions and procedures

Company Competencies
• Computer literacy – must be proficient with Excel, Word and Outlook
• Ability to create systems and processes
• Knowledge or experience of using ERP systems

Personal Attributes
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Self-motivation - working to agreed standards and managing own workload
• To work proactively with minimal supervision
• Good problem solving techniques
• Demonstration of adaptability and creativeness
• Ability to apply a logical approach
• Good hand-eye coordination
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to identify areas for improvement and offer pragmatic suggestions
• Open to new learning experiences and training
• Willingness to perform other duties and assignments where relevant
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