Quality Improvements Technician

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our client Unilever are currently looking for Quality Improvements Technician to work in the Quality department based at Unilever’s prestigious facility in Seacroft, Leeds. This is a full time temporary role for a period of 12 months working a 37.5 hour week. This role is paying between £(Apply online only) dependant on experience, pro rata.

This role sits within the Manufacturing Unit Quality Team and is focused on improving the quality of finished products, the application of World Class Manufacturing methodologies to improve quality related processes and ensuring quality KPI’s are achieved.

Main Job Purpose

The primary focus of this role will be threefold:

The reduction of quality operational losses through focused improvements utilising World Class Manufacturing methodology.

Investigating and handling customer and consumer complaints.

Managing finished goods stock.

They will provide support for ISO 9001. This will include the preparation and review of procedures, and carrying out auditing activities.


* Through application of Quality standards, ensure that finished products do not present a risk to consumers or Unilever employees. Particular focus should be made on aerosol safety (e.g. transportation and integrity of products).
* Ensure that thorough standards are applied to packaging materials and we do not present a risk to Unilever employees.
* Ensure that finished products and the materials used can be quickly and accurately traced to limit any potential consumer safety hazards.
* Ensure compliance with all relevant ISO 9001, Weights & Measures, Unilever guidelines and quality legislation, Activities include:

* Conducting audits.
* Implementing remedial/improvement activities utilising WCM methodology.
* Ownership of specific quality related documentation/ processes to support compliance with the IMS.

* Jointly lead Sourcing Unit response to complaints from Unilever MSOs/MCOs, consumers and 3PL providers by co-ordinating the packed product, packaging, process and operation investigations, in particular providing traces of finished good dispatches.
* Lead improvement programmes at SU based on operator and production line interaction with the product.
* Support the Quality leadership team in continuous improvement of quality performance across the site, fully embracing the principles of WCM.
* Help to promote a quality culture of pro-active management within the factory.
* Support the maintenance of the SAP QM module (inspection plans, data input etc.)
* Understand the interaction between line machinery and packaging materials.
* Lead/Support the management of suspect substandard finished goods (packed stock) including the evaluation of fate of stock and arranging the rework, disposal, sale’s route or SAP release.
* Lead/Support the management of Repack and Rework stock Quality (DHL)
* Support the Packing Quality Leader by providing a quick and effective decision making on material and packed stock issues to minimise the impact of quality non-conformance on the consumer, market, logistics and factory operation.
* Support activities related to the potential recall of finished goods from the market.
* Provide support for the technicians to facilitate improvement in quality performance and enable cross-quality knowledge.
* Carry out training in support of the Quality Programme (including packaging quality initiatives, packed stock and operator verifications).
* Support the process of ensuring compliance with these training requirements.


* Act in a pro-active, flexible, logical and professional manner.
* Demonstrate strong team working.
* Adapt approach as necessary to deal with different groups
* Demonstrate strong Excel, SAP, WCM and analytical skills
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  • CV-286823
  • Temporary
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