Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager

  • Location

    Redditch, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Scope and Responsibilities

Lead Special Process Engineering and Technical contract review group within our company.

Specification review and incorporation of requirements into methods of manufacture.

Participate in the evolution of the our Business Management Systems to meet current and future aerospace standards.

Promote improvements to existing BMS, processes and Facilities to continuously improve services to our customer base

Participate and progress personal and team objectives to aid continuous improvement throughout the business

Manage all aspects of Quality audit activity

Maintain and analyse internal audit records, facilitate timely closure of internal audit findings

Use internal audit plan to strengthen processes and drive improved compliance

Provide accurate feedback to all areas of the business of internal/external audit findings

Interface with external audit agents for review of management system

Support purchasing team through audit of supplier and service provider performance

Manage quality record retention across all areas of the business

Manage the review and issue of specifications

Develop skill competencies for special process and other members of QA team.

Maintain and monitor approved supplier and external service provider approvals

Quality Assurance Accountabilities


Departmental responsibility for

Compliance with EHS and legislative standards

Compliance with PPE and all other safety policies and requirements

Compliance with all occupational health appointments and requirements

Promote safe working practices

Participate in risk assessment and "near miss" risk mitigation activities


Maintenance and improvement of BMS

Manage internal/external quality audit activity

Manage Quality record archive

Manage quality related operator approval and issue of associated stamps

Analyse quality audit data to highlight operator or process improvements.

Control method of manufacture status to maintain compliance with customer quality requirements

Manage department to ensure flow down quality and technical information provided by customer into part specific methods of manufacture

Incorporate current Quality Instruction ,SOP, care point data into methods to enhance process capability

Work in conjunction with all departments to identify and incorporate process improvement into existing methods.

With reference to our intranet ensure specification updates are incorporated into existing methods of manufacture at point of review.


Support procurement and planning departments to minimise back log and delays in issue of material to shop floor

Actively manage Engineering change request - to minimise delays in production

Liaise with special process , Laboratory and conformance to deliver cost effective methods of manufacture


Liaise with Finance and Business development teams to ensure up to date costing standards are built into the business management system

Work with purchasing to endeavour that the most cost effective, customer approved raw material sources are sought.

Where prior customer approval is required provide first point of contact for change with customer

Analyse quality audit data to highlight opportunities for cost reduction.


Develop Special Process Engineers and operators across all disciplines. Promote proactive team work within the QA team

Maintain high standards of written and verbal communications between internal and external customers

Work in compliance with all HR policies and procedures

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