Technical Specialist

£40K + 25 days holiday + Other Benefits
17 Aug 2018
17 Sep 2018
Job Function
Quality Assurance
Contract Type
Full Time




£40K + 25 days holiday + Other Benefits

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 – 17:00

Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer supplying a range of high quality packaging into food markets. They are currently looking to recruit a Technical Specialist to lead all project engineering (NPI) requirements / activities for new projects and support all product/ supplier related issues and meet customer expectations.

Principal Accountabilities    

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of process documentation from pre-press to production for NPI, including but not limited to- Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plan, Work Instructions, Packing Instructions - Organize and Facilitate POP activities.
  • Support CI and 6 Sigma programs.
  • Actively support process/customer concern investigation activities using Global 8d techniques - presentation and feedback to customers on quality concerns and corrective actions.
  • Support engineering change on existing products and processes. 
  • Ensure customers and companies quality objectives and requirements are identified 
  • Monitor supplier quality and provide rapid response for any quality concerns
  • Management of innovation needs into full commercialization
  • Help drive a continuous improvement culture on site through the implementation of key projects
  • Effective technical support to all functions including quality, manufacturing, customer service, originations and sales
  • Technical evaluation of products to ensure customer requirements are fully met
  • Appropriate analytic tasks to root cause problem solve production, customer or supplier related issues
  • Complete and manage customer technical specifications
  • Drive and support the rationalisation and improvement of all existing and new alternative raw materials
  • Manage and participate a ‘concept/contract review system’ to ensure compliance with customer order detail, technical specification suitability and sensor check of alignment to site’s manufacturing capabilities

Expected for the Role    

  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience required in Manufacturing/Quality environment.
  • Experience in the Print industry would be desirable. 
  • Project management experience including NPI introduction
  • Able to create timing plans/ APQP deliverables
  • Experience of Just in Time
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills, both verbal and in writing, with the ability to present with ease to customers and suppliers.