Quality Technician

Title:                    Quality Technician

Location:            Dewey Waters, Weston-super-Mare

Reporting to:      Group Quality Manager – UK



As part of ongoing expansion and development, Dewey Waters has a vacancy for a Quality Technician to join the quality team and take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Quality Management System within Dewey Waters.

 Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day running of the Quality Management System
  • Provide front line quality support to ensure all manufacturing processes, materials, and products are supported from a quality and compliance perspective.
  • Manage the NC/CAPA system, Disposition NC’s, provide quality support to production & maintenance functions on issue resolution, root cause analysis, corrective actions, and preventive measures
  • Involved with identifying any potential trends during failure analysis and initiating related improvement initiatives
  • Responsible for reporting on Key Quality Metrics & Preparing quality reports for management meetings
  • Responsible for leading the site compliance audit programme and follow up on findings to ensure satisfactory closure.
  • Conduct process audits against Quality System requirements.
  • Support all QA related documentation activities (i.e. write quality procedures, maintain quality manual, Certificate of Analysis, Raw material specifications, etc)
  • Support external audits, internal audits, and any relevant Quality/Regulatory compliance related activities as deemed necessary.
  • Responsible for external sample preparation & sample submission & maintaining records of tests undertaken for report and auditing purposes.
  • Participate & Lean 6s / lean improvements projects as required
  • Participate in company training programmes as required – Train other personnel in quality related issues or equipment.
  • Part of the H&S team, responsible for conducting H&S audits and issue resolution with functional supports
  • Any additional responsibilities and duties which may from time to time deemed suitable by your manager.

Key Skills Required:

  • Technical Qualification (Quality/Engineering) with work experience in a similar role.
  • 2+ years practical and relevant experience working in a Quality role or similar
  • A “self-starter” in terms of time and task management and operate with minimal supervision.
  • A high level of accuracy/attention to detail along with good organisational skills are key attributes for the position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work cross functionally with all departments to drive continuous improvement across the plant is essential.
  • Experience with ERP systems is an advantage.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your up-to-date curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover letter detailing your suitability for the position via e-mail to hannahhamlin@tricel.co.uk before the closing date.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

 Dewey Waters is an equal opportunities employer.