QMS Leader - Preston
£35,000 - £40,000
Our client is part of a prestigious global engineering group and are considered as the market leader in the design, development and manufacture of precision machined components for the automotive industry. They are very established with a significant customer base and have grown year on year for the last 20 years, with some significant orders ahead for 2020.
Is This Company For You?
The people really make this business and the culture is very unique, and although they are a global business employing almost 200 staff, it is the type of business where you walk through the doors and everyone smiles at you and wants to help. Many of the employees also have similar hobbies within engineering such as building and rebuilding cars and motorcycles so it's a nice environment to be in.
Job Purpose: To be responsible for maintaining the IATF accreditation, acting as the lead auditor and management of the QMS across two sites.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Implementation and maintenance of IATF 16949.
Support the Implementation and Maintenance of ISO/IEC 17025
Liaise, arrange and co-ordinate with certification bodies including client manager
Plan, arrange and co-ordinate management reviews.
Lead an effective internal audit plan, created annually, reviewed regularly and adjusted to suit identified risks with the support of the Quality Manager and QMS co-ordinator.
To monitor and report performance of the management systems.
To lead NC and corrective action escalation meetings
Mentor Management Team on IATF 16949 QMS requirements.
Support feedback into the context of the organisation matrix.
Maintain Continuous Improvement Program.
At least 5 years' experience in the automotive industry.
Extensive knowledge of TS 16949 or IATF:16949 requirements.
Understanding of manufacturing practices, ISO standards and Quality systems.
Understanding of AIAG Quality manuals including PFMEA, Control Plan, Measurement system analysis and Statistical process control.
Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and Powerpoint.
Sound understanding of lean thinking, tools and application.
The company is part of a global organisation and offer excellent benefits - if you are interested in this opportunity please apply or call James Taylor at JMT Engineering Recruitment Ltd on (phone number removed).
Other job titles: Quality Manager, Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Quality Systems Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Engineer