To supervise a team of Quality Inspectors to ensure everything from raw materials to finished products meet quality and safety standards specified in the specification/build documentation. Ensure accurate maintenance of inspection records by the team for data analysis. Investigate issues of internal / external non-conformity also accurately / efficiently reporting any quality concerns arising from routine quality control inspectors / inspections / returned product.
Ability to read and interpret product build information, ideally with experience of electronics manufacturing.
Supervise daily inspection work routines through the manufacturing process to ensure product fitness purpose. Also, ensuring that operators follow company standard operating procedures.
Ensure inspectors / operators are using appropriate equipment to ensure accurate and repeatable measurements are taken through the process and recorded.
Supervise the process of visual inspections using product build information, sample parts and approved master / golden samples to ensure finished product fitness for purpose. Ensuring master / golden samples are legible.
Ensure accurate maintenance of inspection and other quality records
Access all relevant systems (SAP), databases to confirm and changes to component specification, supply or inspection criteria.
Ability to isolate an issue of non-conformity, reporting and taking actions required to limit business impact.
Manage quarantine areas ensuring that disposition of non-conforming material is promptly determined
Lead non-conformance investigations to identify root cause and corrective actions
Actively participate in and/or lead continuous improvement activities
Previous supervisory experience working within a Quality Control/Assurance department in an electronics manufacturing environment.
Be competent in reading detailed and complex component specifications/diagrams and be able to understand engineering drawing and tolerances.
Experience in generating and maintaining information / systems using Microsoft excel spreadsheets and Microsoft word processing.
Ability to plan your own workload effectively and that of a team of inspectors, whilst maintaining diligence and accuracy under pressure.
Possessing a ‘Can Do’ attitude being quality focused and orientated
The use of Quality core tools (8D, 5Y, Ishikawa)
Experience of Internal Auditing
Experience of writing standard operating procedures
Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Systems
Experience of working with SAP and/or Q-Pulse systems
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