Quality Manager


Westray recruitment consultants have the pleasure of working with the world leader in the supply of environmental analysis technologies. The company has a rich history of innovations and research. They are looking to recruit an experienced Quality Manager for their global headquarters in Gateshead.


  • Ensure compliance of quality control by interfacing with internal and external customers to ensure quality requirements are understood and achieved
  • Support the creation of Inspection Control Plans
  • Support the first off / last off process and AQL inspection process to ensure all quality requirements are recorded and reviewed for compliance
  • Conduct final inspection to ensure all components meet specification
  • Undertake cause and effect analysis, identify corrective and preventative actions and report results
  • Lead Health and Safety activities in production including conducting COSHH and Risk assessments, audits, monitoring and reporting on 5S.
  • Conduct quality audits and report the findings to improve the quality culture
  • Support the development and implementation of improvements to the quality management system in accordance with industry best practice
  • Provide training to improve quality, process and systems knowledge and safe working practices
  • Conduct goods in inspection to ensure all products provided by external suppliers adhere to quality standards
  • Liaise with the supply chain function relative to the use of raw materials and respond to issues found
  • Support the development, implementation and improvement of appropriate quality management systems, quality procedures, operator methods and quality documentation
  • Sign off measurement and inspection reports
  • Report and close non-conformances
  • Deal with customer complaint investigations


  • The ideal candidate will be a self starter with a proactive attitude
  • Strong experience working in a Quality role (Senior Inspector / Technician grade or higher)
  • A background manufacturing
  • Able to read, understand and deploy the clauses contained within various quality standards
  • The ability to influence people
  • Understanding of statistical process control
  • Previous use of Quality tools
  • The ability to create procedures, work instructions and standard operating procedures
  • A thorough understanding of problem-solving
  • Auditing quality systems


This is a permanent position working day shift, which is 7.30am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 7.30am to 1.30pm on Friday.


The role offers a salary between £28K and £30K per annum, along with 25 day's annual leave plus stat, as well as a company bonus scheme.


Please get in touch with Michael O'Neill to find out more information on this position. He is contactable on or at

Required skills

  • manager
  • design
  • engineer
  • engineering
  • quality

Reference: 34650958

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