QA Technician

Job Reference: WM - 2231

Location: Market Rasen

Salary: £21,000 - £23,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

QA Technician



  • Ensuring confidence that the quality of Work in Progress and Finished Goods is high.
  • Inspect raw materials to ensure consistency and integrity.
  • Conduct start-ups inspections of line clearance.
  • Review Work Orders & In-Process (DPR) documents. Raise any non-conformances identified.
  • Check product for defects during the process and raise any non-conformances.
  • Support the re-work documentation and supervise the rework of the product.
  • Raise any issues that require QA to place stock onto Hold in SAGE.
  • Conduct a positive release process when required.
  • Support and Review/Investigate held stock in the warehouse.
  • Support CAPAs as required, and follow through the process of documentation to closeout.
  • Check stratified samples as required.
  • Set and inspect quality control systems such as Vision systems and Leak testers.
  • Support production when checking back for faults.
  • Conduct/Support GMP and other factory-based audits.
  • Raise any non-conformances for GMP with the Quality Manager.
  • Support Technical Dept with Time trials(etc.)
  • Raise Destruction orders and documents.
  • Representing Customer and Regulation audits.
  • Conduct measurements in the QA absence on critical WO
  • Any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Quality manager
  • All employees are required to maintain safe working practices by adhering to the Health and Safety policies of the company in place at any given time.


About You:



  • GCSE Maths and English (minimum Grade 4/C) or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of working in Manufacturing
  • Good computer literacy skills including Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Capable of working under pressure, remaining calm and in control.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Previous involvement in decision-making within manufacturing.


  • Previous experience of working in Quality assurance or Quality control
  • Previous experience of manufacturing plastic packaging
  • Use of Sage.
  • Use of measuring equipment, vision systems, and leak testers.
  • Proactive approach to preventing problems from occurring.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK