QC Manager

GPW Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a significant growth from 300 to 550 employes this year, my client is looking to recruit a QC Manager. This role is ideal for somebody looking for a chellenging opportunity. In return you will receive a generous salary, 15% annual bonus and job security.

Job purpose

* Working within an existing inspection team to continually improve the Quality of business processes & products by identifying opportunities and implementing change that significantly contributes to the overall success of the organisation.
* To support the overall culture transition to one that ensures process owners build Quality into their processes and designs.


* To identify and implement significant projects that improve the overall productivities of 'Inspection' within the organisation.
* Manage and develop Quality KPI's - drive high impacting projects utilising your team.
* Identifying CAPEX opportunities for improved in-line inspection.
* Ensuring that all managers, process owners and supervisors develop and maintain their part of the quality management system by development of their awareness within the management system.
* Involvement in developing the quality goals and targets in the organisation's strategic plan.
* Monitor and advice on how the management system is performing, which often includes the publication of statistics to the senior leadership team regarding company performance against set measures.
* Continual enhancement of the quality culture and use of quality tools within the business to increase the rate of improvement.
* Determining how customers' expectations will change over time (internal and external) and what the organisation needs to do to meet these changing expectations. Additionally he/she will be responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of a customer-focused culture within the organisation.
* Manage / develop Q KPI's across the business examples;
* Management of the Calibration system
* Management of departmental objectives to support business goals.
* Any other reasonable & relevant duties as requested by the Head of Quality.


* Strong knowledge of root cause problem solving and process control techniques.
* Strong working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.
* Strong working knowledge of engineering production techniques.
* Strong working knowledge of ISO 9001& 14001 fundamentals
* Knowledge of machining. fabrication, welding, sand/die casting etc
* Knowledge of SPC
* Lean Manufacturing techniques
* Awareness of electrical design, pneumatic system design


* At least 5 years' experience within a complex design to order organisation
* At least 5 years' experience working as a Quality professional at Managerial Level
* Internal & External auditing experience
* Experience of driving high impacting initiatives through an organisation.
* Experience of NPDI process
* Experience of an organisation going through a culture change.


* Degree qualification in a Mechanical Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience
* Formal Quality training / development e.g. CQI
* IRCA certified trained auditor
* Ability to read / interpret engineering drawings
* Microsoft Office computer literacy, pivot tables etc.
* Ability to diagnose and identify causes of manufacturing faults
* Report writing e.g. justifications, initiatives etc.
* Able to be agile based on changing priorities - strong team player.

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