An International Manufacturer based in Essex are looking for a confident, hands on, motivated Quality Manager to join their busy international team based in Essex.
The role reports directly to the CEO and works closely with the Technical Director and Sales & Marketing Directors to promote and deliver quality across the business.
The role will Manage a team in the UK and take responsibility for our overseas Quality Manager, taking full global responsibility for all aspects of quality across the group.
The successful candidate must be able to forge strong working relationships at all levels of the business, able to influence design decisions while working closely with suppliers and in-house departments to improve current products and the implementation and launch of new products. Have proven Quality Manager experience in working in a manual assembly plant.
Role: Quality Manager
Salary: up to £55,000 (depending on experience) per annum + benefits + pension
Key Responsibilities for the Quality Manager:-
Take overall responsibility for Quality Management across the Group providing leadership and advocating quality
Implementing new Quality & Manufacturing Processes
Manage a diverse team in the UK and overseas (international travel required - about once or twice a year)
Champion a quality focused culture throughout the organisation
Work cross functionality with Research & Development to design quality into new products
Train and Mentor staff in relevant skillsExperience & Knowledge Essential for the Quality Manager:-
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent industrial experience
In depth knowledge of key quality principles & Lean Manufacturing (Six Sigma Green Belt ideally)
Understanding of various manufacturing processes, CNC, sheet metal, PCB assembly - but mainly Assembly.
Experience working to & implementing ISO9001 standards
Understanding of safe working practice with electronic equipment
Computer Literate (MS Office)
Dealing with low volume, high value complex components and mechanical or electromechanical assembliesThis is a great opportunity for a Quality Manager who will be a key part of the management team & will have a great opportunity to directly influence key decisions and moulding the running of a successful global business and specifically the Quality of a fantastic product for years to come.
This business are creating wonderful boutique products and with a £25m turnover they are looking to increase that figure over the next 2 years.
In return our client is offering a strong salary & benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
Apply on-line or call Sandeep Dhillon for a confidential discussion (url removed)
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