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Quality Manager

Posted 1 February by MTrec Recruitment and Training Easy Apply Ended

The Company

Our client is an established Tyne and Wear based company who are currently looking for a Quality Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. If you have an impressive background in Quality Management as well as experience overseeing health and safety this role could be ideal for you.

The Role

  • Lead a team comprising Quality team and a Health & Safety Officer
  • Provide leadership for the business regarding manufactured and assembled product Quality ensuring the continuous improvement of all processes across the company.
  • Have the key responsibility for developing and implementing Quality Management Strategy and plans through quality policies, processes and practices.
  • Develop the long and short term vision for cost and productivity improvements and make sure they are in line with company objectives.
  • Ensure that all deadlines are planned for and met in respect of Auditing programmes in line with Quality systems.
  • This will require effective team working with the functional departments and detailed knowledge of Company-wide metrics and the reporting requirements of each.
  • Management of factory Quality Function.
  • Ownership of internal audit process to assure effectiveness of Quality Assurance Systems
  • Ensure that Quality Assurance documentation system provides organisation with up to date information.
  • Lead activities relating to Product Quality in manufactured and assembled operations.
  • Effectively resolve day to day Quality issues that arise in manufacturing in order to improve Quality and Customer Satisfaction through on time deliveries.
  • Monitor the incoming inspection to assure the quality of incoming goods.
  • Continuous improvement of Quality processes and initiatives.
  • Provision of Quality data as appropriate to measure operations and implement recommendations in order to improve quality processes and achieve long term quality improvements.
  • Maintain a trained workforce that is comfortable in the use of statistical process control and problem solving techniques in order to raise overall level of quality.
  • Oversee complex PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) workshops.
  • Drive Customer Quality and reduce internal scrap and customer returns.
  • Manage Process improvement activities in order to improve the product quality and yield of manufacturing processes.
  • Efficiently process and report back in response to customer concerns in order to determine root cause then plan and implement corrective and preventative actions.
  • Develop short and longer term vision for the site quality.
  • Local leadership of Quality projects.
  • Facilitates timely and effective auditing programme of the Quality Standards.
  • The company’s compliance with current and forthcoming Health and Safety legislation - including accident reporting, Fire Regulations and COSHH.
  • Accreditation to all relevant industry standards & ensuring compliance to Environmental legislation - including ISO14001
  • Implements and monitors the company’s Health and Safety & Environmental Policy across the organisation, by ensuring that
  • Direct support and leadership of the Health, Safety & Environmental requirements to all departments in provided in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Training needs for employees are met to maintain safe systems.
  • Audits to evaluate the effectiveness of Health and Safety systems and procedures, identify and implement improvements are conducted regularly and consistently.
  • Investigate and to assist others to investigate the circumstances and causes of accidents are properly investigated and findings used as a basis for action to prevent a recurrence.

The Person

  • A degree or equivalent in an Engineering/Manufacturing discipline
  • Extensive and thorough experience in a similar quality role within a manufacturing environment
  • Extensive hands-on experience of quality management systems and quality techniques and/or methodologies
  • Knowledge of quality standards and requirements
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills - characteristic of an inclusive but effective leadership style.
  • The drive and determination to deliver top quality products and a service to be proud of.
  • An analytical and methodical approach, there must a keen eye for detail and thorough but innovative problem solving ability.

Reference: 34377648

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