Quality Engineer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Nov 2016
Closes
22 Dec 2016
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FMCG Manufacturer requires an experienced quality professional to assist in all company quality issues and support in the development and validation of manufacturing processes and GMP to world class levels.

Key Tasks

??? To lead and take part in improvements on products, processes and materials, in order to support customer service, quality and cost reductions
??? To take a lead role in the development and maintenance of the company QMS system
o To produce procedures
o Policy documents
??? To work with inspection team, developing systems and procedures that meet the growing volume and demand of the business
??? To support the business in the following;
o Developing the supply base as demand / projects require with regard to Quality / GMP and ethical trading
o To act as a contact for suppliers and staff on GMP and Ethical Trading policies
??? To lead internal QMS, GMP Product and Process audits within manufacturing sites and to establish key performance indicators (KPI's)
??? To help develop, implement and manage the process / production validation system
??? To investigate existing manufacturing quality issues, sometimes leading small teams, developing robust solutions to optimise production processes and customer satisfaction
??? To be involved in customer complaints, handling investigations into manufactured products and 'Globally' sourced factored products
??? To generate and approve Work Instructions, Control plans and production aids along with any other production support documentation and train out to relevant personnel
??? To introduce generic technical specifications for our core product families
??? To be part of the team introducing appropriate test programs for incoming raw materials in order to head off problems in production
??? To develop material suppliers and subcontractors with regard to quality issues
??? To support production staff:
- By ensuring that they are adequately trained in cosmetic GMP and quality control techniques
- By assisting as required in induction of new employees with regard to quality standards
??? To generally assist in other activities within the factory as directed and take on other responsibilities or tasks that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed
??? To take responsibility for own personal development, in line with agreed annual performance objectives

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

??? In depth Quality / Manufacturing knowledge and experience essential
??? Ideally experienced in cosmetic GMP (ISO22716) and ETI base code with an awareness of ISO9001/BRC.
??? Ideally degree level qualification in a related field
??? Minimum of 5 years' process/quality experience

Key Competency Requirements

??? Passionate about all aspects of customer satisfaction, delivering on-time as well as to specification
??? Able to demonstrate successful track record of quality improvements using up to date quality techniques such as 8D problem solving
??? Ability and drive to successfully prioritise and complete multiple tasks
??? Sound, logical problem solving skills
??? Hands-on approach
??? Capable of working both on own initiative and proactively as part of a team
??? Willing to travel at short notice world wide - hold a current international passport
??? Fully active European driving license