Responsible for carrying out first off and last off quality checks to company and ISO 9001 standards and specific customer requirements.
Determine quality metrics and ensure they meet the required tolerances.
Main Duties (including supervisory and direct responsibilities):
Perform quality inspection and pre work requirements on work in-progress and finished products inc Initial Sample Inspection Reports (ISIR’s) to customer requirements on a continual basis. You will ensure the appropriate procedures, standards and specifications are being adhered to as per the Quality Management System (QMS) and customer requirements.
Carry out dimensional and visual inspections during the production process and on final inspection
Communicate all inspection reports with the production managers / supervisors responsible for the areas being inspected and report any non-conformances in line with the Company NCR process.
Support Compliance Manager to improve company efficiencies and reduce non-conformance in line with the Company KPI targets
Inspect purchased parts and materials for conformity to standards, specifications, and processing requirements.
Conduct first article inspection of parts, assemblies, equipment, and tooling.
Assist with root cause analysis and problem-solving activities on the shop floor,
Effectively use various measuring equipment to inspect machined components. Ensure all measuring equipment is maintained in line with the calibration system
Calibrate measuring equipment and measuring testing variables
Observe the methods and equipment manufacturing employees use during production and giving them advice to correct errors and increase efficiency
Have a good knowledge of industry standards in relation to finishes and acceptable tolerances.
In conjunction with the Compliance Manager, perform root cause analysis, development of corrective action strategies
Support the Compliance Manager in the efficient running of the QMS System and attainment of ISO and CE accreditations and to conform to individual customer quality standards.
Generate Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) reports in accordance with the required standards
Identify continuous improvement opportunities and progress related actions
Personal Qualities, Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements:
Previous quality inspection experience in a manufacturing environment (desirable in a fabrication environment)
Proficient in the understanding of engineer, fabrication, laser and paint / finish production methods/process
Experience using calibrated inspection measurement tools such as micrometers, verniers etc.
Ability to read, interpret and work directly from engineering drawings
Have awareness of how to conduct First Article Inspections.
Able to write level 2 and level 3 PPAP documents
Good communication skills, both oral and written and possess strong computer skills to include developing documents in Microsoft Word and Excel