Quality Engineer - Engineering jobs in Malta - October 2022
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Quality Engineer
Foster Clark Products Ltd Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Expires in 20 days (28 Oct 2022)

Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is looking to recruit a Quality Engineer to join their team on a full-time basis. 

Job Role: 
The role reports to the Head of Quality and is responsible to lead and support cross-functional investigations of internally and externally detected failures to identify the root cause and corrective and preventive action utilizing advanced problem-solving technics in terms of processing and quality control in production, by ensuring food safety and product quality throughout the production process. The role will also be managing the overall Change control functions and ensuring that the quality requirements throughout the sites are respected and adhered to.

Key Accountabilities:
Quality Assurance:

  • Identify and lead improvement projects targeted at top contributors to quality defects and variability.
  • Lead and support discussion related to customer notification and complaints, often a high priority, and high visibility. Ensure timely and effective responses to customer quality issues.
  • Leading and effectively managing the CAPA program (i.e., Customer and Supplier Management)
  • Lead Change control and material, product, and process qualification, as he/she will be the main leader from quality in relation to drafting and analysing reports/analysis and trials. Communicate effectively with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Manage qualification of process controls, methods, and measuring systems.

Quality Control:

  • Lead and support cross-functional investigations of internally and externally detected failures to identify the root cause and corrective and preventive action utilizing advanced technics (DMAIC, SMED, 8D, FMEA, SPC, etc.)
  • Support quality team and site staff to ensure competence through training: Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes. Inspect, measure, or test materials and products being produced.
  • Accept and reject finished items, and remove items that failed to comply with established specifications.
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products. Report inspection and test data.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within food manufacturing operations or similar.
Technical Skills:
  • Ability to learn new food processing technologies and determine critical food safety aspects alone or through consultation with internal/external experts as appropriate.
  • Key continuous improvement methodologies, e.g., Lean, Six Sigma
  • Quality data collection and analysis (metric development and review)
  • Understanding statistical methods – SPC, DOE, etc.
  • Problem Solving technics – 8-D, 5- WHY, Fishbone/Fault Tree, FMEA.
  • Knowledge of technical and manufacturing concepts.
  • Understand the principles and comply with the practice of DMAIC, Lean Manufacturing, 5S Methodology, and Continuous Improvement.
  • Experienced with HACCP, GMP, ISO&FSSC Standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • ERP basic knowledge is preferred.


  • Strategic Thinking & Change Management
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Assertiveness
  • Drive for Results
  • Quality Orientation
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Influencing and Impact, including Conflict Management
  • Verbal & Written Communication
  • Consulting & Advising
  • Programme and Project Management. 

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion through the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.

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