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Quality Engineer

  • Job reference: 930723
  • Location: Clare, Suffolk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 08/04/2020

Key Responsibilities:
* Investigate basic manufacturing product quality and compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformance's, audit observations) for all production processes prior to final product release based on engineering principles; analyse results, make recommendations and develop reports.
* Optimize manufacturing processes using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) for design for manufacturing and for continuous process improvement. Identify opportunities for re-design/design of basic equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. to improve manufacturing processes, and reduce risk.
* May develop, update, and maintain technical content of risk management files.
* Develop training and documentation materials for production (e.g., work instructions) to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes.
* Assign support tasks; gives instruction to technicians on conducting tests; trains technicians and provides feedback; and may coordinate technician work
* Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or scientific field or equivalent required

Additional Skills:
* Good computer skills in usage of MS Office Suite; CAD experience preferred
* Basic documentation, communication and interpersonal relationship skills
* Basic understanding of statistical techniques
* Previous experience working with lab/industrial equipment required
* Good understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering
* Good problem-solving, organisational, analytical and critical thinking skills
* Good understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work
* Knowledge of and adherence to Quality systems
* Strict attention to detail
* Ability to interact professionally with all organisational levels
* Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
* Must be able to work in a team environment, including immediate supervisor and other team members in the section or group
* Ability to build stable working relationships internally
* Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

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.