Quality Manager

Recruiter
First Military Recruitment
Location
Greenwich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Oct 2019
Closes
20 Oct 2019
Ref
1270683900
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EJ456 - Quality Manager

Location: Greenwich

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Quality Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

To be responsible for product quality, operational quality, process development and compliance.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure operational Compliance / Manufacturing compliance (TL9000) to the business management system.
  • Develop and audit internal processes and procedures to demonstrate business compliance.
  • Undertake internal management reviews and ensure business KPIs are in-place and action are being undertaken when the desired outcome is not achieved.
  • Manage the process of verification of all built units.
  • Ensure internal and external (customer) requirements have been achieved and all build, inspection, test and release protocols are compliant.
  • Represent the customer in Factory Acceptance Test.
  • Support all investigation ensuring root cause and lesson learnt are identified.
  • Facilitate Business Improvements.
  • Tactical and strategic deployment of Lean practices within the business.
  • Business process improvements and tangible financial savings.
  • Internal business cost savings through process improvements, using Jidoka, Kaizan, Greenbelt methodologies and subsequent effectiveness reviews.
  • Support a quality and development culture by delivering lean white and yellow belt training along with the site's quality induction.
  • Develop a quality culture.
  • Ensure all employees take accountability for their activities and actions.
  • Develop a tactical roadmap to deliver a business with a quality culture.
  • Ensure the department lead by example on good ethical conduct.
  • Develop the quality team.
  • Empower staff to make decisions and change from a quality control to a quality assurance attitude.
  • Coaching staff through the process and mentoring if required.
  • Ensure significant cross training is implemented allowing the team to operate as a single unit.
  • Define and implement business KPIs - Key Performance Indictors.
  • Department KPIs are sustained and business KPIs are developed, deployed and visual.
  • All returning items back to Greenwich are fully investigated and a report provided to the Customer. Root cause is identified, corrective action and preventative action is undertaken along with lessons learned database updated and shared with engineering.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Supply chain management knowledge.
  • Quality auditor qualification and experience.
  • 8+ years' experience in quality management position, having managed a team(s) of people of 4 plus in a manufacturing environment.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Lean Green belt certification.

Location: Greenwich

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

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