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Quality Control Technician


Posted on Apr 28, 2021 by CV-Library

County Durham, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.

We’re no ordinary manufacturing business. Through our principal products of clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete stone masonry substitutes, concrete fencing, pre-stressed concrete products and concrete rail products, we’re committed to providing new solutions to today’s social and environmental challenges for the new build housing and domestic repair, maintenance, improvement markets (RMI) and infrastructure.

Many of our long-standing customer relationships have lasted over 40 years. Our customer focus is based on quality, service and consistency and our service-led ethos is one of the key drivers in the growth of our market share over the past 10 years.

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Technician to join our Forticrete Thornley site near Shotton Colliery.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Acting as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality.
Developing quality effective systems with production / operations / manufacturing and technical teams.

Test manufactured products to required standards and maintain/improve records.

Investigating complaints to determine route causes.
Providing technical support to internal departments where necessary.
Recording, analysing and distributing statistical information.
Support the achievement of Third Party Accreditation and certification to ISO 9001/BSI kite marks.

Manage and maintain the customer sampling procedure in conjunction with customer services.

Create a quality training schedule and roll out to all relevant operatives.
Identify, document, and report any quality problems to SHEQ co-ordinator.
Perform random checks on all aspects of the pre-manufacture inspection process during and after production to meet quality requirements.

In conjunction with the SHEQ co-ordinator, benchmark, set and maintain quality standards for all products.

Maintain a safe work environment and follow all published/posted safety standards.

Ensuring that all Laboratory testing requirements and equipment used are maintained (calibrated) as required.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

Excellent technical skills
Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics
Excellent communication skills
Planning and organisational skills
Problem solving skills
Teamwork skills
IT skills
Attention to detail 
Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

Concrete Technology Qualifications
ILM Qualification desirable at Level 3
Please note: it is our policy to verify all relevant qualifications. You will be required to provide substantive proof of your qualifications, so that we can verify them with the awarding body.

Ibstock PLC are committed and passionate about building a diverse environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, disability or age

Reference: 213636579

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