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Quality Controller

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    £40 - £44K

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    Heidi Wood

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    21 days ago

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Quality Controller

Wakefield - Permanent

£40 - £44k


First Choice Recruitment are actively recruiting, on behalf of our client, for a QC professional to join their team based in Wakefield.


To monitor product quality, ensuring that it is manufactured to specification and that non-conforming product is not dispatched to customers.

  • To observe company environmental, health and safety regulations at all times

  • To use established test procedures to carry out tests on manufactured products and record results

  • To analyse results and provide practical solutions

  • To relate to operatives how and why tests are carried out

  • To work with operatives and/or supervisors in cases of non-conformance to quickly resolve quality problems

  • To advise management of quality related problems

  • To release only conforming products

  • To minimise waste and maintain a clean and tidy work environment

  • To maintain good housekeeping and safe working practices at all times.

  • To maintain accurate records according to requirements

  • To adhere to ISO 9001 requirements.

  • To constantly look for opportunities to improve the process or product


  • To work as part of the shift team and to communicate effectively with the Shift Manager

  • To perform a minimum of TWO documented line checks on each line per 12 hours shift (provided lines are running) including checking operator sheets are correctly completed

  • To quarantine non-conforming product for sorting or disposal

  • To check and sign off wrapped pallets and record in pallet log book using the computer

  • To perform a full line check at the set up of every job, and to sign the works order off only when the product meets all requirements

To continuously monitor line quality performance.

  • Specifically:

  • Print Quality (one per print blanket every 2 hours)

  • Lacquer integrity (one per print mandrel every 2 hours)

  • All customer samples for visual defects

  • To perform a 100% check on one bundle, twice per shift per line, for visual defects

  • Wash tanks PH level once per 24 hours (between 6 and 10am)

  • To assist line personnel in finding the origin of quality concerns

  • To collect and record analytical information in support of problem solving

  • To enforce quality procedures especially DWI P15 Discovery of a quality issue

  • To document all quality concerns affecting more than one pallet, and ensure reports are available for the following morning meeting, with samples

  • To maintain quality records according to requirements (i.e production records, retains, customer samples, tolerance cards) and produce Certificates of Conformance as required

  • To assist in maintaining production measuring equipment

  • To produce Colour Tolerance Cards as required and maintain the filing system

  • To perform internal quality Audits to ISO 9001 abd ISO 14001 as require


  • Excellent standard of written and verbal English

  • Strong numerical aptitude

  • Computer literate – Excel (essential) – SAP (desirable)

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 (desirable)

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Quality Inspection (ideally in an engineering environment)

SHIFTS- 4 on - 4 off (12hr Shifts 2 days - 2 nights)

If you have the right qualifications and knowledge please apply to First Choice today

Reference ID: HW/QC/0321

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£44,000.00 per year