Quality Manager

Athena Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Newark, UK
11 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Quality Manager with experience in Lean Practice for our client a leading force in the offsite modular building industry who are expert in the production and delivery of high quality, cost effective buildings across all the main business sectors. The Quality Manager will work on projects across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative Off-Site Solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors. They have a very solid order book and have secured a number of large projects where they are entirely responsible for the design and build of all the works required.

Quality Manager and Lean Practice Manager responsibilities

To develop and implement Quality Assurance and Lean Practices across our manufacturing and onsite operations, establish, implement and maintain a consistent Quality Management System and test inspection process for the business, whilst developing a strategy for Lean with the aim of improving overall quality and performance whilst reducing waste.

The successful candidate will identify, design, analyse and integrate processes to optimise manufacturing and support the onsite teams when managing these changes.Responsible for the implementation of continuous improvement programmes, using Lean practices with a focus on Kaizen.

•Promote the ethos of Quality and Lean within all business activities with the aim of improving overall levels of quality, standards and performance.

•To develop and engender a culture of prevention, assessing and planning for Quality risk.

•Conduct analysis of material flow, business needs, production capacities, facility design and documentation of processes to support Lean practices.

•Ensure compliance to Key Quality Performance objectives and targets including monitoring performance against these and implementing corrective actions/raising non-conformances as and when required and ensuring their close out.

•Production, issuing and monitoring of all required quality documentation, including keeping up to date all required records.

•Ensuring compliance to, and implementation of, quality processes and procedures as required.

•Auditing product and inspecting/over checking product and processes as required.

•Maintaining adequate and appropriate records in accordance with business and client requirements.

•Ensuring compliance with project and product requirements and specifications including the monitoring and reporting of any issues with external Suppliers and Sub-contractors.

•Liaise with all departments, promoting a team working environment, ensuring compliance to company and client requirements, including certification bodies and third parties.

•Working closely with Sub-contractor Co-ordination personnel and their activities (including Quality inductions, attending meetings, etc.).

•Develop a close working relationship with Procurement personnel, to assist in Supplier Quality Assurance activities. To provide a link with these activities and Incoming Goods inspection activities, liaising, assisting and advising stores personnel in Quality related matters as required.

•Monitoring and reporting on sub-contractor performance in line with business and project requirements.

]Any other tasks deemed appropriate or required in the completion of the role.

LEAN Practices

•Administer a review process to select scope and prioritise continuous improvement initiatives.

•Identify and facilitate physical changes to manufacturing, in conjunction with the Group Production Manager promote implementation of Lean processes and greater efficiencies and remove waste from the process.

•Train and support staff in implementation of changes as well as training in Lean manufacturing principles and Kaizen facilitation. Ensure training extends from senior management to staff at every level.

•Analyse, evaluate and summarise outcomes of continuous improvement efforts.

Athena Resourcing Solutions is an employment agency and employment business. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from candidates of all races, genders, ages, religions and beliefs, sexual orientations and people with disabilities. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are very sorry but it is not always possible to respond to each applicant personally. Only those applicants who are short listed for the position can be contacted. If you have not heard from us within two days please assume that your application for this particular position has been unsuccessful. By submitting your CV to us and/or applying for any job vacancy advertised by us, you agree to your data being processed by us and to receive job alert emails / job related information or other career development related information.

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