Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technician

  • Post Date:30th May 2024
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Job Description

Job title
Quality Assurance Technician

Issue date:
28th May 2024

Issue No.

Reporting to:
Quality Assurance Technician

Line management of:

Position summary:
To support and maintain the company’s commitment to quality standards in accordance with ISO 9001 through established quality management systems. These include production batch testing, governance of batch pass/ fail status, recommendation of corrections and additions to meet the test specification and oversight of production processes, coordinating activities required to improve business performance and subsequent reporting/monitoring. The Quality Assurance Technician will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and resolve anomaly trends, contribute to continuous improvement initiatives, and uphold Dacrylate Paints commitment to delivering exceptional products to our customers

Main job tasks and responsibilities
1. Quality assurance testing of production batches to a defined set of test specifications
2. Regular review of test methods and specifications to exceed internal and external expectations.
3. Effective stewardship of the Quality Control department to aid productivity in the manufacturing of finished goods
4. To identify anomaly trends in production batch performance
5. To have knowledge of Test Methods used and be able to observe, record and interpret the results.
6. To have knowledge of how to correct production batches on a basic level, adjusting into specification
7. To document and analyse production batch data, monitoring efficiency levels and the ability to establish improved performance
8. Regular reporting against defined KPI’s and company/departmental targets
9. Suggest changes to KPI’s upon review of performance results
10. To evaluate and sign off batch card integrity and production practises to ensure conformance
11. To conduct regular spot audits of production practices included the method of manufacture and order of addition
12. Detail authorised sign off on weights and measures checks during the filling stage
13. To provide quality assurance/complaint investigation reports to other departments as required e.g. R&D, Production, Procurement and Finance
14. Raw material testing upon delivery against COA’s
15. Evaluation and filing of raw material COA’s
16. Generation of finished product COA’s for external customers
17. Maintenance of instrument calibration and records
18. To attend R&D and Production team meetings to discuss batch card, QC specification and test method reviews


Key competencies
1. A procedurally driven approach to performing Quality Control tests
2. Maintain detailed and accurate records of test results, issues identified, and resolutions implemented.
3. Generate reports summarising test outcomes and collaborate with relevant teams to address and rectify any identified issues
4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
5. Excellent attention to detail and organisational abilities.
6. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
7. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
8. Good manual dexterity
9. Knowledge of risk assessments and general good laboratory practice
10. Advanced Computer literacy using programs such as Excel
11. Ability to work effectively in co-ordination with other departments
12. An understanding of the role’s connectivity to the rest of the organisation.
13. A willingness to prioritise standards of excellence in accordance with company values
14. Knowledge of coatings technology
15. Knowledge of manufacturing and industry standards
16. Knowledge of in-house management processes/systems
17. Knowledge of the raw materials used in paint formulations including their characteristics, interactions and effects on paint properties
18. A willingness to affect change and drive innovation, efficiency with a strong commitment to quality

To apply for the role, please send your CV to [email protected].