Quality Manager - Preston
£43,000 - £45,000
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 2022.
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 with a turnover of £25 million+, 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 take ownership of the quality engineering on-site, being responsible for maintaining standards to maintain IATF and ISO9001 accreditation, continually improving the quality function and processes within this, reporting directly to the divisional MD, with four direct reports.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Root Cause Analysis and implementing Corrective actions.
Quality Management System (ISO9001 and ISO14001, IATF16949)
Data Analysis and Reporting (Good IT skills, especially Excel, Ability to create Reports and PowerPoint presentations)
New Product Introduction (APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, PSW, etc.)
Leadership of an inspection team
Prioritising inspection tasks to support production requirements
Internal and External Process Audits
External Audit Compliance and DocumentationPerson Requirement:
Good Technical Education to HNC/HND/Degree level complemented by a good practical skill base.
excellent knowledge of machined components and machining processes.
Experience working with ISO/TS16949 or IATF1694.
Good Practical Engineering skills and approach
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)