QA/QC Technician (Manufacturing)

Posted 18 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating and monitoring the quality of the product, compliance of process parameters & systems and escalating step-changes in data or non-compliance.

Role responsibilities:

  • Conduct lab testing according to CE standards and record/ manage in database

  • Manage and implement on-site calibration programme of measuring equipment

  • Raise testing non-conformances and quarantine product where required

  • Conduct basic root-cause analysis (RCA) on non-conformance for review

  • Generate regular reports on test results/ process parameter/ non-conformances

  • Monitor graphs and escalate any step-changes in quality

  • Analyse raw material usage data and Certificate of Analysis (COA), ensuring compliance

  • Prepare and test samples for external testing/ market surveillance/ R&D

  • Daily checks of process parameters, finished product specifications etc., ensuring compliance

  • Assist in Research & Development trials/ new product implementation - control and manage test data, prepare trends/ comparisons for reports

  • Assist the Quality Engineer in QMS development and implementation Participate in the internal audit programme

  • Ensure areas including lab, control test equipment and CNC cutter/ sample areas/ QC areas are kept in good condition

  • Any additional tasks required for collection/ analysis of testing, process or product data

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Auditing experience/ involvement and familiarity with Quality Management Systems - trained ISO-9001 auditor preferable however training can be provided if required

  • Pervious background in quality testing/checks and standards/ regulations

  • Basic data analysis - can identify step-changes in trends.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - detailed knowledge and use of Excel formulae/ tools


  • Technically minded - must be able to understand regulations and the site process in detail

  • Data analysis and interpretation through Excel or internal trending systems

  • Self-motivated, open-minded, pro-active and intuitive

  • High level of integrity in the data being handled within the role

  • Willing to learn the CNC cutting saw and become competent in all aspects

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Comfortable working on own accord and as part of a team

  • Confident in escalating deficiencies

  • Extremely organised and efficient

  • Time management - reliable, must be able to multi-task and prioritise, whilst being flexible and adapting to changes in priorities

Hours of work:

Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm

(evening/weekend work occasionally required)

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.