Quality Team Leader - Inspection

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Bermuda Park
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Quality Team Leader - Inspection

With a comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary and fantastic workforce, our client are looking for a hardworking enthusiastic Quality Team Leader to join their team. Our client are one of the leading aircraft component suppliers in the world and are keen to take on someone who will bring a positive precise ethic to the team. If you are competent with Quality tools, can manage a team as well as help individuals develop, this could be the role for you.

Purpose

Provide an effective inspection function to maintain the company’s ability to meet planned quality and business objectives with regard to quality of product and/or service and compliance with regulatory and customer quality requirements.

The responsibilities of the Quality Team Leader - Inspection are as follows

  • Ensure adequate inspection resource exists across all areas of the business
  • Raise any necessary NCR’s and ensure due dates are met and corrective action is documented and adequate
  • Support Quality Clinics where necessary
  • Support / Lead RCCA Investigations, using tools such as 8D, Fishbone Diagrams, 5 Why
  • Support FMEA’s
  • Attend and participate in QDIP meetings.
  • Perform RCCA investigations, generating reports, on any Quality related issue
  • Conduct Process Control and Best Practice audits per schedule requirements
  • Represent the Quality Department at technical meetings with other areas
  • Liaise with and assist departments and personnel, on quality and technically related matters within and external to the company
  • Demonstrate tact and diplomacy in dealings with all levels of contacts internally and externally
  • Operate with good self-motivation and achievement focus in an environment which allows a substantial degree of independence of operation in line with broadly established policies and objectives
  • Manage, coach and motivate all Quality Inspectors
  • Responsible for Final Inspection and Release for Part 145 and Part 21
  • Carry out appropriate training where required e.g. stamp holder continuation
  • Carry out special duties as assigned
  • Develop skills matrices for Inspection personnel in order to support cross functional activities
  • Plan, monitor and support the training and development of team members to enable the achievement of the team’s objectives
  • Ability to train and conduct FOD Audits per business requirements
  • Must be able to carry out WASP Assessments as required
  • Engage in Continuous Improvement activities within each of the manufacturing cells
  • Implement all MPS related activities within the Quality Inspection Function
  • This job description does not limit your duties, and the Company may require you from time to time to do any work within your capacity.

Quality Team Leader - Inspection

To fulfil these requirements you must have the following skills/experience

  • Educated to minimum of HNC level or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • An engineering apprenticeship and 10 years quality related experience in addition to experience in other disciplines
  • Demonstrable ability to devise and develop methods of operation and to exercise good judgement in potentially sensitive situations e.g. in contact with customers and regulatory representatives
  • Good planning, organisational, analytical, interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of PC’s in the current company operating system environment
  • Proficiency with the SAP ERP system would be beneficial
  • Ability to travel, including overseas
  • Conversant with ISO9001 / AS9100 / AS9110
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous leadership experience is essential
  • Must hold a clean UK driving licence
  • Key competencies/ behaviours for this role are: Customer Focus; Decision Quality; Directs Work; Plans and Aligns; Drives Results; Builds Effective Teams; Optimises Work Processes.

Quality Team Leader - Inspection