Quality Services Team Leader / Technologist

£29463 per annum
22 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is a leading research and technology organisation for the footwear and other consumer related product industries. With around 1700 member companies in 70 countries, their objective is to help its members increase their global competitiveness. They have an impressive track record in providing expert services to some of the most prestigious names in global industries.

They have a vacancy for a Quality Services Team Leader/Technologist to join their Quality Services team.

As a QS Team Leader/Technologist in the Quality Services team you will lead the team ensuring that all quality aspects of QS work are up to date. You will lead to improve operational methods and efficiency, controlling team expenditure and management of month end accounts. You will be able to identify training and development needs of your team and contribute where appropriate. You must be willing to travel extensively (mainly abroad) to their wide client base in order to deliver against the key responsibilities of the role which include:

- Conducting quality audits in client laboratories;
- Calibration of testing machines and preparation of certificates;
- Train laboratory staff in set-up and use of laboratory quality systems;
- Educate and train staff in test methods and machine operation.

Leadership skills are essential along with sound technical knowledge and skills. You must be willing to travel widely and often. To be successful in this role you must demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm, and the ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a well-established team. The role is very hands-on and requires a level of practical and mechanical dexterity. You must be highly organized and attentive to detail in this role and effective planning skills are a must. The role also requires someone who has effective social and communication skills and who is able interact with a wide variety of people at all levels of an organization and across diverse cultures.

A full driving license is required. The ability to speak different languages is desirable.

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