Quality Manager

  • Location: Byfleet, Byfleet
  • Function: Engineering
  • Salary: 48K - 55K / Annum
  • Reference: 12655a
  • Job Type: Permanent
Quality Manager

Our client requires an experienced Quality Manager to be responsible for the day-to-day functions
and management of the QA department , to ensure the Quality strategies, systems and
standards are met and developed across the business.

Key Responsibilities

- Establish required quality standards (including RosH & CE) for all products, sub-assemblies and components that are purchased or manufactured by the Company.
- Building & maintaining relationships with external & internal customers including to ensure ISO compliance across the business.
- Maintain the documented Company Quality Manual, Policy, procedures and work instructions are in line with ISO9001 requirements.
- Continuously improve procedures, documents and controls to ensure that the quality of products and services are consistently maintained and conform to ISO, perform root causeanalysis as required.
- Oversee the Calibration, Inspection and Reject Systems, introducing Corrective and Preventive measures as required
- Responsibility for Customer Quality, including the management of all customer issues across the business, ensuring Customer Audits, Surveys and Quality KPIs are performed and reviewed.
- Review processes for measuring Internal, Supplier and Customer quality performance.
- Conduct Quality Management Reviews and Internal Audits in line with ISO, establishing new processes and procedures to improve product & component quality & customer service levels.
- Working across the business to use proactive methods (e.g. FMEA) in establishing the most suitable product designs and manufacturing processes.
- Develop and continuously improve Lean and 6-Sigma methodologies to working practices
- Liaise with external bodies (e.g. ISO inspectors, consultants) to ensure that all inspections are successfully completed, and any follow-up actions are completed.
- Establish and record Concessions and/or Change Notes as required, ensuring any Engineering
- Changes required have appropriate Quality Controls introduced, and are correctly implemented.

Key Requirements

- Qualified to HND level or higher in an appropriate Engineering discipline.
- Several years proven experience of performing a Quality management role within an electromechanical manufacturing business.
- Successful experience of building, leading and developing staff within a QA team.
- Strong Quality ethos, with the ability promote the Quality culture across the business
- Ability to problem solve & achieve tangible improvements to processes & products with the useof continuous improvement & Lean manufacturing techniques, Experience of 6-Sigma preferred.
- Must be prepared to travel as required to address customer and supplier issues.

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