Process Quality Controller

How would you like to join one of the world’s largest commercial security printers, and work with an established team of professionals?

De La Rue is the world’s market leader in currency printing and has successfully printed currency in Malta for over 40 years.

Our new investment in Malta continues to strengthen the production of currency for our global customers whilst expanding our operation to deliver citizen identity and product authentication solutions for our customers making our Centre of Excellence in Malta a unique one stop shop for governments towards a secure global economy.

At our company, we are committed to attracting, retaining and deploying the very best people. If you are looking to work for an international company, with fantastic career opportunities, then we can provide you with a unique and exciting challenge.

The Process Quality Controller role is to ensure that manufactured products from the process meet the quality specifications requested by the customer.


Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out and record incoming quality audits for incoming raw materials
  • Conduct live quality checks as per quality control plan during production (collecting both variables and attributes data)
  • Proficient in using the required apparatus to perform quality checks on time
  • Input of raw data collected into quality data capture software such as QIS/Q-Pulse
  • Interpret statistical data such as run-charts compiled from live quality checks and know when the process is getting out of control
  • Make decisions based on statistical data, quarantine products and escalate accordingly
  • Reading and understanding of customer specifications, factory orders, drawings, bill of materials, standard operating procedures, working instructions and control plans
  • Basic knowledge of FMEAs and how it links to the quality control plan
  • Proficient use of all lab equipment
  • Perform product validation aided by the use of lab equipment and also verification of the master samples when applicable
  • Final product auditing before packing
  • Release of the production line on a daily basis and Run-on-Pass sign-off when required
  • Flexibility between all business units and support the department as necessary. This might include working different shift patterns and/or acting as a PQE substitute when required by the business to operate smoothly.
  • To ensure full participation in the performance development review (PDR) process and maintain an up to date record of all training and development activities/programs.To understand the principles and comply with practices of Lean Manufacturing such as 5S and Continuous Improvement.
  • To support Process Quality Expert and participate in continuous improvement projects when required
  • Be able to work in a team which will also include other departments such as Engineering/BUs/MP&L etc.
The above list is not exhaustive. You will be required to undertake other duties within your capabilities, consistent with this role, to support the needs of the business.

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • O-Level Standard of education in English, Maltese and Mathematics
  • Good computer skills and the ability to learn, adopt and run new software packages
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good knowledge of basic quality tools and their supporting platforms
  • Flexibility to work in different business units including different shift patterns when required
  • Experience in Quality Department is considered as an asset 

To apply:

Email your CV and cover letter to