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QC Technician

Company: Clinical Professionals Ltd
Location: Hampshire
Reference: JO-1805-408437
Closing Date: 25 Jun 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Our client, a unique medical device company who specialise in the design, manufacture, sales, marketing and worldwide distribution of remote monitoring.

Requirements:

Our client, a unique medical device company who specialise in the design, manufacture, sales, marketing and worldwide distribution of remote monitoring and resuscitation solutions for pre-hospital and critical care services are looking to bring on board a Quality Control Technician to their quality department, following a consistent period of growth & expansion.

The Quality Control Technician reports to the QSM to organize, monitor, carry out and communicate all activities for inspection of goods/ products requiring inspection services across business functions and support for the company's quality activities (pre-dominantly with the production suppliers but also in the areas of R&D, admin, sales etc.) in line with our quality management system.

The Quality Control Technician will provide quality resource to the QSM for quality activities. In particular the Quality Control Technician will:
 Carry out Goods inspection, final inspection, generating certificates of conformity, generating reports, support audits.
 Inspect partially and fully completed Assemblies to Engineering requirements.
 Conduct Inspection of random stages to ensure compliance to drawing and process.
 Development/creation of inspection instructions, work instructions and other quality documents.
 Report noncompliance issues, raise reports for non-conforming product detected at the goods-in stage and support production detected non conformities when required and action solutions
 Provide ad-hoc business support against specific demand for Inspection/measurement of product where required
 Ensuring appropriate levels of product and process inspections occur as defined in QMS processes
 Providing real time feedback to quality and manufacturing management on issues that may affect the quality of incoming, outgoing materials or product.
 Liaison with shop floor and design personnel to resolve manufacturing quality issues and encourage quality-led processes.
 Maintenance of quality control records in accordance with processes and improving quality records, systems and practices and support documentation control as required.
 Maintain the calibration status of test processes for R&D and manufacturing equipment.
 Other job activities as allocated by the Quality Systems Manager.

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Perform Goods Inwards activities & supporting paperwork checks (CofC, Purchase Order etc.) in accordance with quality processes.
 Perform Final Goods Release process & supporting paperwork checks (Customer configuration requirements, Sales Order etc) in accordance with quality processes.
 Provide support/creation in developing and conditioning inspection plans, First Article Inspection, In-Process and Final Product Inspection, Sampling Plans and supporting the validation of production processes etc.
 Maintaining the calibration status of test equipment and the resolution of issues including the management of new test equipment.
 Working with the QA team to analyse returns and nonconforming product data to support trending analysis on quality issues and performance metrics.
 Supporting the QA team investigation of product quality problems, gather and analyze data to support determination of root cause.
 Support the current production activities in quality issues and to support the QSM as necessary with the transition of new products into production.

QUALITY OBJECTIVES:
 To comply with the processes established as part of the company’s quality management system, and to maintain appropriate records to demonstrate these processes have been followed.
 To ensure that you know the location of the published Quality Policy and it is understood.
 To ensure correct escalation of issues to the Quality Systems Manager to make correct quality decisions.
 To ensure you understand what your responsibilities are and what is expected of you, which is documented in your job description and/or identified in procedures.
 To ensure that you can locate and understand the necessary procedures/processes when needed to carry out a your responsibilities.
 To ensure you understand and follow current processes/procedures after you are notified of their revision.
 To ensure that you are appropriately trained for the task you have to perform.
 To ensure that you have kept a record of training to support the requirements of the job
 Perform work operations as per quality systems and safety guidelines.

KEY TASKS/DUTIES:
 To monitor and validate the quality of parts and/or assemblies and to provide inspection capability across business functions.
 Support the creation of the necessary documentation to achieve the objectives outlined above.
 Planning (including interfacing with colleagues) and executing such plans in order to achieve the objectives outlined above.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Essential
 Experience (>5 years) of working in an Inspection environment
 An ONC/HNC level or equivalent desirable
 Familiar with general inspection techniques and their appropriate selection
 Ability to read and interrogate engineering drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
 Able to manage the balance between Independence and Willingness to re-assess when new data/information available.
 Familiar with general non-conformance processes
 Ability to interact with Suppliers and Internal Customers
 Basic understanding of Microsoft Office packages
 Good written English and attention to detail for written reports.

QC Skills
 The Quality Control Technician will have the following keys skills and experiences: Good Quality engineering, Quality Inspector, Quality Control, experience in a manufacturing, engineering, construction or technical environment or similar
 Hands on experience of goods in and goods out inspection and measuring and testing

Desirable
 Experience (>5 years) in either quality control and/or engineering of whole/finished electronic devices desirable
 Familiar with Good Documentation Control practices and management of quality records
 Internal Auditor desirable
 Experience and understanding of ISO 9001 and/or ISO13485, FDA requirements (CFR 820) would be an advantage

Interpersonal Skills
 High attention to detail and dedication to maintaining high quality standards
 Strong interpersonal, communication and “self-starter” skills
 Ability to work as a part of a team, or individually while using own initiative


LEVEL OF DISCRETION:
 Ability to make decisions within specific area of technical expertise.
 Access to company confidential information.
 Disclosure of new product information to any third party must be approved by Managing Director.
 Discretion is required when dealing with customers, regulatory bodies and other external organizations to safeguard confidential information.
 Disclosure of pricing to any third party must be approved by the Managing Director.

If however, you do not feel that this is the right role for you, please forward these details on as we do have a generous referral scheme in place.

Please note, due to the high volume of applications, if you do not receive a response within 48 hours, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Key Terms: Quality Control, QC, Medical Devices, Med Dev, final inspection, production, audits, engineering, inspection instructions, work instructions, quality documents, noncompliance, non-compliance, QMS, goods in, CofC, final goods release, customer configuration requirements, first article inspection, in-process inspection, final product inspection, validation, engineering drawings, geometric, tolerancing, ISO9001, ISO13485, FDA, CFR820

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Contact Information:

Address:  Clinical Professionals Ltd
33 Blagrave Street,
Reading
RG1 1PW
England
Tel:  0118 959 4990
Fax:  0118 956 0607
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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