Quality Manager

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £50000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Manager
£45,000 - £50,000

Quality Manager - About the opportunity
The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quality Manager or a Senior Quality Engineer to join an established manufacturer specific to injection moulding.

Purpose of Role - Quality Manager
The successful candidate will be a Quality Manager with quality management experience ideally gained within an injection moulding environment.

* Develop and sustain the Quality Management System in line with the required industry standards (including: ISO14001 / ISO 9001) accreditation requirements and business requirements across SML through existing and new procedures.
* Responsible for developing the Quality strategy, policies, processes, standards and systems for SML and its supply chain to operate within.
* Auditing to ensure compliance with ISO14001 / ISO 9001 and be the company representative with audits carried out by a third party accredited body.
* To regulated, control and improve the quality of all processes throughout the business.
* Manage the audit program to ensure that all nonconformities raised against certification bodies during audits are effectively corrected and independently verified.
* Embed a culture of continuous improvement throughout the company
* Lead the team to achieve quality management system targets for customers and business goals.

Key Responsibilities:

* Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice capacity planning vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
* Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Quality Management Systems (QMS)

General and Task Management

* Develop the Management Systems strategy and the management arrangements for key milestones, demonstrating solid progress against plan.
* Manage all external registration requirements to ensure they are met
* Liaise with external bodies on all matters relating to registration.

* Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS)

* Ensure that all in-house systems and procedures are updated, revised and modified to meet the needs of external certification bodies
* Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department

Candidate requirements - Quality Manager
The ideal candidate must come from an injection moulding manufacturing environment as a Quality Manager or Senior Quality Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications & experience:
Hold a recognized engineering qualification such as HNC, HND or BEng

* Experience with ISO9001 and six sigma/LEAN manufacturing
* Must come from a manufacturing environment
* Will be lead auditor qualified

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavor to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update