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United Kingdom,Merseyside,Knowsley,

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I am currently recruiting for a Shift Quality Control Technician to join an additives manufacturing

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16 Jan, 2018

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Shift Quality Control Technician

I am currently recruiting for a Shift Quality Control Technician to join an additives manufacturing company based in Merseyside, on a full time, permanent basis. Please note that this role will involve working shifts, including the night shift.

As a Shift QC Technician, the main purpose of your role will be to efficiently test designated raw materials, intermediates and finished goods in accordance with defined test schedules. To assist in root cause analysis and continuous improvement projects as requested. Throughput is such that the job holder will be required to prioritise the work load to accommodate the demands of production, dispatch and goods-in functions.

Further responsibilities of this Shift Quality Control Technician will include:

-Efficiently testing colour and black products in accordance with documented test requirements ensuring required samples are collected and labelled appropriately and that product is passed off or issues highlighted in a timely fashion.
-Ensuring quality of finished pallets is to specification prior to passing off the pallet (physically and on the system).
-Prioritising and carrying out testing with regard to requirements of dispatch and production.
-Prioritising and carrying out required raw material testing.
-Developing and maintaining a good working knowledge of test methods and test schedules.
-Developing and maintaining a good working knowledge of the product range, type and make up
-Maintaining accurate and timely QC records.
-Liaising with production staff and QC Manager with regard to QC status of products.
-Performing effective shift hand-overs ensuring QC service is seamless.
-Ensuring any non-conformance are recorded and acted upon promptly.
-Providing support for production trials, root cause analysis and improvement projects as requested.
-Operating to laboratory safe working practices and maintaining a clean & tidy workplace and any breakdowns are promptly reported and actioned.
-Actively seeking to improve laboratory working practices and methods.
-Identifying consumable purchasing requirements.
-Fulfilling any other reasonable responsibility or duty as identified or requested by the line manager or head of department.
-In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required

As a QC Shift Technician, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
-Educated to GCSE level or equivalent in English, Maths and a science subject.
-Prior industrial experience in a laboratory environment - essential requirement
-Ideally with experience within the plastics industry - strongly preferred
-Driving licence and own transportation - essential
-Experience of carrying out the following tests would be advantageous: Ash, moisture, bulk density, extrusion, colour matching
-Experience of multi-tasking and prioritising work load

As Shift QC Technician you will be working with an additives manufacturing company based in Merseyside.
-Work is Monday - Friday on a 3 shift rota (including nights), rotating on a weekly basis: 7am-3pm; 3pm-11pm; 11pm-7am
-Please note that someone able to drive with their own transport is essential.
-Full colour vision is an essential requirement for this role.
-Prior industrial lab experience is also non negotiable.
-The QC Technician reports into the QC Manager and is part of the Quality Team.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity please apply through the website or email your CV to maricruz.yangali@search.co.uk or call 01618358706

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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