Quality Assurance Manager - Stoke on Trent

Posted 27 July by Zest Business Group Easy Apply

Are you an experienced Quality Engineer or Quality Manager? Have you got experience working in a UKAS accredited Laboratory? Have you worked to ensure compliance with BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005? Our client - a leading name within the international eyewear market - are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance professional to come into the business and take the helm as a Quality Manager from their UKAS accredited Stoke-on-Trent Laboratories.

Your experience:

  • Experience of working in a UKAS accredited environment
  • A sound understanding of BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005
  • Educated to degree level or higher in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Background in Quality Assurance preferably in an eyewear setting
  • Experience in coordinating teams internally and externally, working cross-functionally and with third party manufacturers to maintain Quality Systems
  • An understanding of audit procedures and regulatory requirements surrounding Quality Assurance

Your new role:

  • Ensure compliance to relevant regulatory standards (BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and UKAS requirements for all laboratory locations)
  • Manage the Quality System to ensure compliance to European, Australian and North American Markets
  • Manage and action any quality issues raised from inspections, complaints, or failed test reports
  • Implement and maintain a protocol lead Quality system ensuring that all SOPs are up to date and in line with the relevant regulatory requirements
  • Work corss-functionally across sales, production, product development, operations, customer services and management as a point of contract for Quality Management
  • Coordinate and manage external 3rd party testing activities
  • Interpret and action audit reports both internally and for suppliers
  • Action internal audits as required

The Salary:

In order to secure the services of the right candidate, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package in line with your experience, and an opportunity to work for a highly dynamic and growing organisation.

Zest is working to a tight deadline on this role, so please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.

Required skills

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Eyewear

Reference: 35737130

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