Head of Quality

Premier Engineering
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job: Head of Quality

Salary: 65K

Industry: Automotive

Location: South Birmingham

A global provider of engineering solutions is seeking an established Head of Quality to join their facility in South Birmingham to manage the whole quality function on a permanent basis.

Key responsibilities for the successful Head of Quality will include:

  • The implementation and continual development of a robust and fully integrated TS16949 Quality Management System
  • Leading the creation and implementation of Quality related KPI's
  • Improving Quality process controls across all production processes in order to drive a zero-quality defect tolerant culture
  • Leading the warranty team to provide best in class customer service whilst managing warranty expenditure within budget and driving full root cause analysis and resolution for warranty issues
  • Controlling the aftermarket quality team and completing full root cause analysis and resolution for aftermarket quality issues
  • Managing the Quality team providing direction, motivation and leadership whilst handling performance appraisals, management reviews and where necessary disciplinary action
  • Act as the key customer interface in relation to Quality Performance and Quality Management

The successful Head of Quality will possess the following attributes and experience:

  • An experienced Quality professional with high levels of competency in BMS development and implementation
  • Strong experience of applying standard Quality Management tools such as APQP, SPC, 8D/PPS, FAIR/PSW, Control Plans, FMEA
  • An in depth understanding of Lean concepts and methodologies
  • A solid understanding of Mechanical Engineering
  • A degree level qualification is advantageous

If this Head of Quality position is of interest to you and you have the necessary skills then please apply with an up to date CV along with your availability.

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