Quality Manager


The Role
Reporting into the Operations Director, the role of Quality Manager involves planning, organising and leading the quality function to facilitate the manufacture of product whilst ensuring adequate controls are in place to exceed quality requirements of both internal and external customers. As Quality Manager you will be responsible for Quality Engineering, Supplier Quality and all Quality Systems Management. Working alongside Manufacturing Operations you will ensure effective problem resolution of all quality concerns using analytical tools such as 8D. The Quality Manager will also be part of the concurrent engineering team who work together on new product introduction and you will use APQP / PPAP to ensure all quality aspects are considered and approved. Other dimensions of the role will be to monitor, maintain and improve all aspects of the Quality Management System. As Quality Manager you will ensure adequate support is given to the manufacturing process and obtain process data in order to drive continuous improvements thereby improving profitability, efficiencies and reducing customer warranties. You will work closely with suppliers and develop them in existing manufacturing and new product introductions to ensure the optimum quality levels are achieved. The Quality Manager will manage the Quality Team by setting clear objectives within realistic timescales and ensure the department complies legally with all regulations and meets it budget.

The Person
Applicants must be an experienced Quality Manager from manufacturing ideally the automotive sector. The Quality Manager must be an effective leader and strong people manager who can lead the team effectively in a fast paced and demanding sector. It is essential that you have a sound understanding and practical experience of the implementation and maintenance of quality systems. We are looking for a team player who can work closely with Manufacturing Operations, Engineering and Projects with regard to new product introduction and driving continuous improvements and quality concerns. You will have strong team leadership and problem solving skills and will be confident in communicating best practice and leading change. A track record in building effective relationships with key customers is a pre-requisite for this role as are strong communication and influencing skills.

The Company
Our Client is a leading manufacturing group with a clear market leading brand. Due to growth and success within their markets, they are seeking a Quality Manager to join them at their Hull site to strengthen and further develop their Quality & continuous improvement activities.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside

Salary : 40k - 45k pa + Ex Bens

Date Advertised : 12 Dec 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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