Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

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    Quality Engineering

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  • Salary:

    35000-40000 Per Annum

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    Paul Gorton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Quality Engineer

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Circa £35k - £40k

A local, plastic extrusion manufacturing company are now looking to recruit a Quality Engineer to join their team.

Quality Engineer – Job Role:

  • Check production samples from the two hourly checks for any dimension, function and colour issues
  • and address if necessary.
  • Fill out a non-conforming product form if required.
  • Inspect current production for any issues and address if necessary with the shift leader/operators.
  • Log down colour readings from the process sheets.
  • Cut samples in preparation for the B.S.I physical property tests and carry out tests once profiles
  • have been conditioned to the required B.S.I standard.
  • Address any physical property test failures if required.
  • Fill out physical property test sheet and file.
  • Check printer ink and makeup stocks order new stock if required.
  • Check to see if any printers have been put aside and clean.
  • Repair any faulty printers, if unable to repair then contact videojet to arrange engineer visit.
  • Keep and update a record of printer operation hours remaining on each printer.
  • Check calibration records and organise calibration of all equipment, carry out any internal calibration
  • if it is due.
  • Cut and pack samples to be sent to B.S.I every six months in accordance with standards.
  • Investigate and complete customer complaint forms when issued off Mark Roberts.
  • Investigate customer returns and check stock for replacements.
  • Speak to Steve McClelland about any tool modifications that are needed due to wear.
  • Arrange new Process Control Sheets and a new Dimension Control Sheet for any new
  • profiles that are to be extruded and decide on critical dimensions to be checked on the two hourly check.
  • Replace any master samples that have broken or are missing and ensure all parts are available to
  • complete the two hourly checks. For example reinforcements, add-ons, jigs, woolpile, gasket.

Quality Engineer – Person Requirements:

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Quality Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications & experience:

  • Hold an engineering qualification such as HNC, HND or BEng
  • Member of CQI
  • Strong engineering understanding
  • Ideally have a plastic extrusion or injection moulding background
  • Experience of calibrating machinery