Interim Quality Manager

Recruiter
Stream
Location
Greenwich
Salary
£75000 - £78000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
INTERIM QUALITY MANAGER (LEAN SPECIALIST)- CENTRAL LONDON- £75K- PERMANENT

My client is a leading Electronics Manufacturer based in central London who is looking for an Interim Quality Manager (Lean Specialist) to come and transform the Quality Control function within their manufacturing department.
This process is expected to take 12-18 months and will begin with an analysis of the current process for ensuring the quality of product during manufacturing.
This position is expected to become permanent and the successful candidate could take on a role but are looking for someone to start immediately hence the initial temporary term.
Key Responsibilities:
-Propose a business plan and implement time lines for delivering the new in-process Quality model.
-Change the culture of QC after each manufacturing step to one in where the quality is built in to every step of manufacturing process before the product moves to the next phase of production.
-Responsible of up to 25 members of staff, including 7-8 Quality engineers.
-Supporting the cultural/operational transformation from "checking production results" to embedding the QC function at every step of the manufacturing process.
Candidate Profile:
-Robust background in Lean Manufacturing Methodology (Black belt qualification preferred).
-Ideally the successful candidate will have a background in either Defence, aerospace or high reliability electronics.
-Degree Qualified in Electronics Engineering or other relevant discipline.
-Proven experience in a production/manufacturing environment.
-Looking for extensive Quality Management experience.
-Hands on problem solver.
-Use of Quality tools (autonomation, poka-yoke,etc)

Commutable from: Croydon, Dartford, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Kent, London

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