Quality Assurance and Environment, Health & Safety Director

11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Quality Assurance and Environment, Health & Safety Director

Type of Role: Permanent

Location: Hertfordshire

Base Salary: circa £60k -£65k + car allowance £5k

Working Hours: 8am-5pm Mon-Thurs, 8am-1pm on Friday

Company: Precision Engineering delivering to Aerospace customers. (70+ staff)

The Role: The position reports to the MD and is responsible for approximately 15 staff

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Responsibility for the daily running of the quality function
- Ensuring that Quality capabilities meet/exceed all industry and customer requirements for cost, quality & reaction times
- Managing staff and hands-on Quality standards and compliance of the company`s production, sales & support functions
- Partner with the MD regarding Quality Plans, goals and with engineering for New Product Innovation
- Manage up to 15 staff in the quality function and initiating objectives to improve skills
- Writing technical reports and quality monthly report generation
- Developing the quality plan and establish format for maintaining/exceeding customer & company quality standards
- Maintain AS9100 certification
- Achieve optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead & raw material costs to meet annual budget
- Devise and recommend Quality policies and programs
- Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data.
- Direct the establishment, implementation and maintenance of Quality standards.
- Set up and co-ordination of quality improvement projects.
- Working with the CI leader
- As required, to travel to customers, suppliers & business needs.


- 10+ years quality and managerial experience
- Precision engineering experience is essential
- Experience of gear manufacturing is an advantage
- Proven experience in Aerospace/Aviation
- Proven experience in leading business improvement
- Proven experience in the management of company quality, finance, and quality assurance
- Proven experience in a lean environment is essential (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Leadership, 5S, etc.)
- Minimum of a Bachelor`s Degree

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