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Vacancy Details
Job Title : Quality Manager
Ref : P5579
Location:  Chippenham / Wiltshire
Category:  High Level Management / Executive Placements / Specialist & Professional / Quality Assurance / Manufacturing & Operations / IT & Technical
Division:  Permanent Division
Salary:  To £32,500 per annum, dependent on experience, PLUS excellent benefits package including bonus, pension and 25 days holiday
Job Type: 

Are you a motivated Quality Manager, looking for a role where you can truly deliver to the very highest standard? Are you looking to continue your career with an award-winning manufacturer? We have a fantastic opportunity, working an employer of choice within the manufacturing sector.

Our client is well respected local employer, looking to engage an experienced Quality Manager to join the management team to ensure the delivery of the very highest standards of quality across the business.  This person will have responsibility for managing customer, supplier, manufactured product, new product introduction quality and monitoring ISO compliance, facilitating and driving forward improvements in all departments to enhance the quality performance of the company and achieve continuous quality improvements.
The key responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Establishing, monitoring and reporting upon Quality KPI's and provide technical quality support to all departments
  • Ensures the reporting of quality PPM scores to relevant management globally. Identifies top areas affecting PPM and drive improvements through functional heads.
  • Represent the organisation in customer visits to thoroughly investigate product quality, design, or shipping issues.
  • Serve as an internal customer champion and make recommendations to continuously improve the quality of products and services. Make and communicate decisions regarding the appropriate course of action in each situation using customer information, technical expertise, and knowledge of business strategies and policies. Liaise with customers to ensure that customer satisfaction and service levels are maintained. 
  • To ensure components and materials achieve the required quality level from the supply base to customer.
  • Continually improve the level of service through identifying issues, establishing root causes and putting in place process improvements.
  • Responsible for problem prevention and supplier quality control from development phase to serial production.
  • Manage the product audit programme and play a key role in ensuring project deliveries.
  • Managing new product introduction and qualifying products purchased using Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) to establish stable manufacturing within the supply base.
  • To work within the requirements of the Company’s Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems.
  • Ensure ISO 9001 quality requirements and conformance to Corporate Standards are met.
The successful applicant will have a proven track record in a Quality role, gained within a manufacturing or production environment. In this hands-on role, you will require excellent supervisory and communication skills and be able to effectively deal with both internal staff and external clients/contacts at all levels.  An understanding of Lean Thinking and Kaizen Techniques is also essential.  In addition you will require a good level of IT literacy, an organised and flexible approach and the ability work in a pressurised environment with ever changing deadlines and priorities.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in a fast paced and exciting role where your input will be key in progressing the business. 
If you have the skills we are looking for and want to take your career to the next level, please submit your CV to us today!