Engineering & Quality Manager

Recruiter
Personnel Selection
Location
Newhaven
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This newly created role sits alongside the Production and International Business Improvement function and leads the quality initiatives through the quality function and the engineering infrastructre, its focus is on driving quality initiatives through the people and processes.

Core duties include:

  • Management of Engineering and Quality staff.
  • Support to Manufacturing cells
  • Control New product introduction to factory
  • Develop and maintain highest levels of customer satisfaction by achieving a “right first time” performance culture.
  • Ensure full compliance with national and international standards and legislation at all times

Key Responsibilities:

- Plan and implement capital investment programme

- Manage and control production engineering, tooling and test equipment

- Establish product times and productivity improvement programmes

- Act as Quality Champion providing leadership to inspire employees to take up the quality culture change process which will include education and training programmes.

- Maintain and develop the application of ISO 9001:2015 management system applying the process of continuous improvement throughout the organisation.

- Proactively influence and guide the product design team to enhance DFM and design out potential quality issues.

- Identify and lead projects aiming at cost reduction and yield improvement (CoPQ, Scrap, ppm etc.)

- Develop suitable metrics generating control documentation for line management.

- Introduce tools, techniques and KPIs to eliminate quality problems.

- Manage the Team ensuring their development and training to support the achievement of KPI‘s.

- Monitor and report regularly on quality performance by gathering data and providing statistical reports for Senior Management at local and group level.

Person Specification:

  • Degree in an Engineering discipline (preferably Electronics)
  • Min. 5 years experience in a Management position within a manufacturing organisation
  • Surface Mount Manufacturing experience
  • Proven background of driving down Cost and improving Yield
  • QA/QC experience in a certified ISO9001 QMS environment
  • Hands on experience in Root Cause Analysis, CAPA, QMS Audits (internal, external)
  • A self starter with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Working knowledge of NPI, FMEA, SPC, 8D
  • Excel proficiency on advanced level
  • Full UK Driving Licence

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/78276633