Senior Quality Assurance Manager

European Braking Systems Ltd
£30,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading international commercial Air Brake manufacturer, is currently recruiting for a Senior Quality Assurance Manager.

Due to continuous improvement and business expansion, this new role (reporting directly to the Managing Director / Senior Management), would ideally suit an applicant with previous QA or applicable engineering experience.

Duties include:

Continuous monitoring of the overall remanufacturing/ production process, identification of potential quality failures in the production process, and implementation of procedures to rectify current / identified issues.Overall management of the existing warranty department, analysing trends, non-conforming product, and liaising with Engineering / Production / Purchasing to prevent further non-conformances.Liaising with purchasing regarding potential new suppliers, new sample parts, and in conjunction with Engineering, implement a controlled approval procedure for acceptance of new componentsApproval and sign off on Engineering documents, workflows and procedural changes.Monitor existing supplier component quality issues, implement and audit a complete new supplier grading system.Reinforce the existing batch numbering procedure, identifying problems in the existing structure.Implement and audit an effective inbound component batch testing programme, to run in conjunction with a defined supplier grading system.Conduct supplier audits, (including site visits), identifying potential problems with 3rd party manufacturing processes.Overall responsibility of ISO 9001 / TS 16949 accreditation.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in one or more of the following: Pharma, Aerospace, Automotive, Remanufacturing or Production environments.

This role is based in the Manchester area, but a small amount of international travel may be required at times.

The candidate must be proficient in MS Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and have generally good all round IT and communication skills.

This role is in a fast paced, constantly changing environment, so clear lateral thinking, and the ability to work alone, take complete ownership of projects, but also work as part of a team is essential.

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