Website Hudson Shribman
Quality Inspector required
Hudson Shribman are seeking a Quality Inspector for an automotive company near Wokingham
Duties and responsibilities
- Continue to develop and maintain quality systems and procedures to establish standards relating to activities and services of classic car restoration business. Interpret and implement quality assurance standards.
- Continue to develop and maintain systems to measure status as per job card instructions and drawings. Devise sampling procedures for recording and reporting quality data.
- Monitor performance (in relevant areas) according to agreed standards and recommend any additional restoration work to ensure quality standards and performance levels are met.
- Carry out operational tests on components and feed back observations on required rectification or improvement.
- Continue to develop QC certification process. Monitor and inform/communicate/apply standards created/maintained by external bodies and integrate within internal quality management systems.
- Continue to establish and implement necessary internal communication for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all sections of the company
- Deliver quality control activities in accordance with plans and within agreed budgets and timescales.
- Report as necessary on changes in standards (internally and externally initiated) and on performance against standards.
- Liaise and co-operate with quality standards bodies (e.g., BSI, Government Departments, HSE, etc.)
- Liaise with customers and suppliers where necessary, including carrying out customer satisfaction surveys
- Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues.
- Collect and compile statistical quality data. Review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems.
- Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards.
- Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions.
- Monitor risk management activities.
- Monitor compliance with safety standards and with the company’s safety policy making recommendations where appropriate to achieve full compliance.
The experience required to successfully perform the job includes the following:
• Up to 3 years as a quality inspector or controller in a mechanical or auto engineering environment
• Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
• Automotive industry experience an advantage
• Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
Technical skills and specialized knowledge
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases
• Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA
• Knowledge of relevant QA regulatory requirements
• Knowledge of Aberlink Software and CMM Axiom too machines advantageous
• Ability to read technical drawings and GD&T (Geometric Dimensions & Tolerances)
Educational attainment and qualifications
• Engineering Apprenticeship
• Certifications as Quality Auditor or Quality Engineer
• Membership or accreditation by a relevant professional association
• Company’s core competencies – problem solving, relationship building, acting efficiently, customer focus, teamwork, integrity, composure and enthusiasm
• Attention to detail for data collection and analysis
• Communication skills – verbal and written
• Planning and organizing
• Confidence in decision making and in giving advice to peers on quality standards and requirements
• Establish priorities and make adjustments where needed
• Exercise sound judgement, honesty and discretion
Hours: 8am-5pm Monday to Friday 42.5 hours (30 min unpaid lunch, 2 x 15 min paid breaks)