Our client is an independent lubricant manufacture who produce and distribute into Automotive, Aerospace, Power, Steel and metal industries and they are actively seeking a Quality Technician to join the team.
The role of the Quality Technician / Chemist is to ensures that the quality of product manufactured for our customers is of the highest quality and encompasses a close working relationship with our Production Department. Usual duties will include: *Laboratory analysis using a full range of test methods of samples for the production process, including manufactured product, filling, flushing and bulk samples. *Advising of required formulation adjustments for non-conforming products. *Release / approval of raw materials and products *Advising adjustments required to improve first time pass rates. *Advising on line flushing requirements and quantities for vessels, filling lines and bulk loading equipment. *Product rework (sampling, testing and deciding if product is usable to be re-blended. *Control of bulk raw material intake *Operation of PCS7 Siemens manufacturing system *Follow 5s, Kaizen and JIT practices and procedures *When required assistance for production and R&D Department.
To develop an overall understanding of all laboratory activities (customer services, R&D and Quality Control) as a key team member.
The ideal candidate must already be involved within QC and you will need to come from a manufacturing background