As Inbound Quality Coordinator, reporting to our Quality Lead and responsible for three Quality Inspectors, you’ll play a lead role in delivering the Quality Department core objectives of improving inbound quality performance, in addition to enhancing/maintaining systems and procedures.
Supporting our Quality leader, deputising where appropriate, in delivering key quality objectives, you’ll be involved in quality improvement and NPI activities, whilst developing appropriate quality standards. Overseeing the calibration and master tag systems will form a key element of the Inbound Quality Coordinator role, in addition to:
• supervising procedures and processes for data collection and analysis.
• supporting internal audits
• co-ordinating technical drawing and specification changes
• administrative tasks in relation to the running of the department.
Based predominantly at Northampton but spending some time at Raunds, you must have a City & Guilds or equivalent qualification related to manufacturing or quality, together with a proven track record in quality within a manufacturing/warehousing environment. Capable of dealing with a degree of complexity in terms of quality concern investigations, you’ll need sound manufacturing, inspection and calibration knowledge, underpinned by strong planning and organisational skills and the capacity to understand product standards, accuracy and specifications. Your dynamic, flexible approach to managing/resolving quality and technical concerns from customers, suppliers and internally complements your ability to respond to the demands of NPI and product change.
You can also offer:
• first-class communication skills
• good computer-literacy
• sound project management experience.
Howdens Joinery was founded in Yorkshire in 1995. In our first year of operation we had just 14 depots and sales of £1m. Today, Howden Joinery Group has grown to become the UK's leading supplier of kitchens, with the largest kitchen rigid cabinet manufacturing capacity in Europe. It employs over 8,000 people, has over 640 depots nationwide and generates annual sales of over £1.3 billion and it is still growing.
Our Supply Division is responsible for inspirational design and development, sourcing, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and providing aftersales support to service their one customer, the depot.
The attractive salary and benefits package is supported by excellent training and development programmes.
As well as the opportunity to develop within a pioneering area of the business for a high profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For.