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Quality Coordinator

Durham   •  £25000 - £30000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Quality Coordinator on behalf of a well established, and growing Environmental Analytical Consultancy, to be based at their site in Stanley, on a permanent basis.

Joining the organisation in a new position, which has been created to support with their continuous improvements, you will be responsible for:

  • Deputising for the Quality Manager when required
  • Assisting the Quality Manager to ensure the requirements of the Quality Manual and UKAS Accreditation are met by the company on a day-to-day basis
  • Reviewing laboratory QC charts ensuring they are accurate and up to date at all times and taking corrective action where necessary
  • Responsible for lab data in order to perform timely execution and submission of internal and external Analytical Quality Control (AQC)
  • Supporting the Quality Manager to help design and develop protocols including SOP?s
  • Ensuring changes in test methods, sample requirements, frequency of analysis, sample storage conditions and reporting are reflected in SOPs
  • Ensuring all documents are correctly controlled, issued, amended, reviewed and withdrawn
  • Maintaining a register of internal documents and records including test methods, nonconforming work records (NWRs) and customer complaints
  • Reporting, investigating and taking measures to document and resolve complaints, incidents and failures of service provision via NWRs
  • Helping to collate data and perform analysis on NWRs to determine the source, frequency and different type of errors found
  • Responsible for the completion of supplier reviews/questionnaires and keeping registers for suppliers and subcontractors maintained and up to date
  • Working with the Lab Manager to maintain an inventory and labelling of all items of equipment and ensure records are always up to date
  • Ensuring equipment and calibration logs are kept up to date and helping resolve issues
  • Assisting the Quality Manager in planning and preparing for Quality meetings including the annual Quality System Review
  • Supporting the Quality Manager during UKAS and client audits
  • Supporting the Quality Manager to help plan and undertake audits and reviews
  • Providing support to the LIMS Champion in the smooth running of the Lab Information Management System
  • Promoting best laboratory practice according to national guidelines and legislation
  • Creating a safe working environment by ensuring appropriate health and safety procedures are followed

To be considered for the position you should:

  • Be qualified to BSc level (or possess equivalent experience) in Chemistry or a related subject
  • Have experience of working to quality standards such as ISO 17025 or ISO 15189


Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information, or to apply for this position, please contact Sarah Farrow on 0191 3706486 or email sfarrow@ckgroup.co.uk and quote 52112.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Sarah Farrow
  • Phone: 0191 384 8906
  • Reference: 52112
  • Posted: 3rd November 2021
  • Expires: 1st December 2021

CK Group

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