Quality Assurance Manager (Electronics/Manufacturing)

Recruiter
DANEM People Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Crewkerne, Somerset
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum Relocation Package / Benefits
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client an electronics manufacturer based in Crewkerne (Somerset) is looking to fill their vacant QA Manager position asap.

Main Purpose:

Leading the QA function throughout the business including the day-to-day management of the QA department and supporting our strong constant improvement culture that is absolutely focused on meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

*Maintaining ISO9001 approval in line with latest BSI Standards
*Ensuring 'best in class' customer service is delivered to all internal and external customers.
*Ensuring that the QMS is maintained, developed and updated as necessary in line with the company's current and future approvals.
*First point of contact for customer Quality issues, responsible for resolution of issues and feedback to Sales team as required.
*Process improvement and automation of QA systems where appropriate
*Day to day management and administration of the QA department.
*Producing and maintaining short, medium and long term strategic plans and objectives for your department(s) as part of the company's business plan and providing six monthly revisions.
*Coordinating the internal audit team, ensuring the company's QMS is reviewed annually.
*Leading and promoting the company's quality philosophies and practices, both internally and externally.
*Control of all automotive product through the company, ensuring these products are handled correctly and that all the appropriate documentation is available and supplied when required.
*Maintaining and developing a knowledge of the company's market, products, industry trends, competitors and leading customer strategies.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

*Member of Senior Management Team
*Deputising for Director of Engineering in management of IQD test facility
RoHS/REACH compliance throughout the company
*Maintain Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CRMT)
*Signing off new model/ Data sheets
*Generate, control and issue Product and Process Change Notifications (PPCNs).
*Control and maintain the Company’s international, national and customer standards library.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

*QA Assistant.

Qualifications:

*A degree or HND in an engineering related subject, ideally electronics.

Essential Experience:

*Maintenance of ISO9001 approval/ BSI relationship.
*Customer interface skills.
*Quality Inspection, external and internal auditing skills.
*Highly organised and very effective time management skills.
*Process and QA systems improvement.

Desirable Experience:

*Certified Quality Auditor, Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) Associate
*Managing Automotive products, including requirements for PPAP and related subjects.
*Experience with implementation of corrective action programs.
*Electronics industry experience.
*Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA.
*Knowledge of electronics industry regulatory requirements.

Languages:

*English.
*Chinese or German would be desirable but not essential.

Personal Skills:

*Confidential and trustworthy with strong integrity
*Dynamic self- starter able to work on your own initiative.
*Tenacious, determined and well organised with meticulous attention to detail.
*Adaptable & flexible.
*Highly computer literate and able to use CRM, ERP and general office software tools.
*Strong written and verbal communication skills.
*Team player with good interpersonal skills.
*Methodical with strong planning skills.
*Problem-solving skills.
*Numerical and statistical analysis.

Required skills

Electronics / Product Quality / Quality Control / ISO Certifications

Salary:

*30-35K per annum.
*Relocation Package.
*Pension.
*Holidays