Quality Controller

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Quality Controller

  • Sector:

    Main Sector

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  • Salary:

    £40000 to £44000

  • Contact phone:

    Ramandeep Moore

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Role:         Quality Controller

Location:   Wakefield

Duration:   Permanent

Salary:      £40,000 - £44,000

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

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.


  • 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