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Quality Technician - Defence Industry

Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town, Maitland
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Company:West Coast Personnel

Leader in the field of precision mechanical manufacturing with its origins in the field of defence industry seek a quality technician to: 

Key responsibilities: 
  • Carrying out first off inspection checks on submitted work;
  • Carrying out material clearance prior to issue to the shop floor;
  • To carry out patrol inspection on relevant documentation and components;
  • Ensuring that final inspection is carried out in accordance with relevant work instructions;
  • Raising internal reject notes when non-conforming products are identified;
  • Requires working in other areas of scope of work as stipulated by the team leader from time to time;
  • Authority to reject non-conforming items awaiting management decision on rework/scrap;
  • Analyse non-conforming product with corrective actions and communicate between different departments;
  • To manage capability studies, SPC and Gauge R&R;
  • To inspect components with precision electronic equipment (smart scope etc);
  • To conduct internal system audits as per internal audit programme.
Minimum requirements: 
  • Artisan (toolmaker/turner machinist) or N6-Technical engineering (focus on engineering and drawings);
  • N3 mathematics with a minimum four to five years’ experience within a manufacturing environment;
  • Advantage two years’ experience working in a dimensional metrology laboratory, using high precision electronic measuring equipment;
  • Ability to read and understand Mechanical drawings, Specifications, Capability studies, SPC and good knowledge of GD & T;
  • Must be familiar with and able to use Measuring Instruments such as: Micrometers, Vernier Gauges, Go-No-Go gauges, Dial indicators, High precision electronic measuring equipment (smart scope etc);
  • Certified QC training, qualified internal system auditor (ISO9001) – advantageous.
Recommended competencies and skills:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook);
  • Experience in a dimensional metrology laboratory, using high precision measuring equipment +/- three years;
  • Ability to lead a team of inspectors;
  • Quality System Knowledge +/-three years;
  • Measuring instruments +/-three years; (high precision electronic equipment – smart scope etc).
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Posted on 10 Aug 08:53

Anthony Kettle

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