Quality Engineer Inspector

Postify Limited
£23k - 26k per year + Benefits
15 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client offers to the market both UK manufactured and imported goods which are then sold worldwide to showrooms, designers and other clients whose expectation of our brand is very high. Whilst they operate and comply to various electrical standards they aim to include ISO 9000 / 9001 registration in the relatively near future, and wish to retain and further improve our standards of both quality and procedure. MAIN ROLE OUTLINEDPart of this development is to install an experienced inspection engineer who can focus in particular on the internal manufacturing & manufactured products, as well as related components, to ensure we meet this goal. Working as part of a team of 3 in Quality Control, this will be an interesting and challenging position as we establish both the physical scope of the work as well as the procedure and data capture of these inspections. This role will also act as a bridge between design and manufacturing to ensure products going into production have all elements captured, from labelling and their positioning on the products, to the finish, packaging etc. An amount of on-line training will be given to best understand the process, this is a hands on role dealing with a wide variety of activities in any given week / month.


- Constant online Inspection and test of internally manufactured product across all stages. Some degree of externally made goods may be included from time to time.

- Inspection of some manufacturing processes will be included, including training of staff and regularly assessing their work for consistence in meeting the standards / keeping with the processes agreed.

- Goods Inward Inspection of externally and internally supplied components. This will include accuracy of dimensions and materials, physical quality, compliance (such as cable for example) when appropriate ensuring compliance to design specification and contractual requirement.

- Actively be involved with the new product process of internally manufactured goods to ensure final production models are fully up to expectations and compliances. Close liaison with both the design team and production team to make sure all parties are clear on their relevant responsibility.

- Inspection of First Off samples from internal production (component through to finished product), reporting and detailing findings and recommendations. This will need to include signed off examples of product master samples, both as complete items and finishes etc to ensure consistency.

- Audit and training of Test / Inspection staff over the processes they are doing, they need to do and consistently that they keep to.

- Do regular product improvement assessments, which involves taking a boxed product from stock, and handling it like a consumer, evaluating the whole cycle from the unpacking experience, to parts checking, installing, ease of assembly, accuracy of installation instructions to the general quality of the product itself. Can you improve how it goes together? Are the installation instructions 100% correct? etc etc.

- Report progress regularly on the assigned tasks, highlighting where agreed target dates are not going to be met and making recommendations to when process needs change.

- An ability to read and interpret engineering drawings to allow measurement and inspection to be accurately made.

- To identify and record any non-conformances to specification requirements. Liaise with Quality Control Manager and the Design department to record and resolve such issues.

- To produce and maintain accurate inspection records.

- Control defective items via segregation from good product.

- Raise and maintain relevant non-conformance reports.

- Ensuring all measurement / inspection equipment is maintained and calibrated in accordance with the company's internal procedures.

- Adhere to all instructional and Health & Safety guidelines for the use of equipment in order to maintain a safe work environment.

- Maintain professional standards and be willing and able to assist in any reasonable request the lighting company may have of you.

- Assist in the process, launch and delivery and operation of ISO9000 in the company.

Remember, this role is a key service centre to the business as a whole and important to ensure maximum effort, stock integrity and accurate information is supplied at all times.

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