Quality Manager

Quality Manager

  • Location

    Redditch, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Do you have experience of running a Quality Department? Are you a driven leader, with strong stakeholder engagement skills? I have an exciting Quality Manager role within a growing Aereospace organisation.

Based in Redditch, you will have be responsible for leading the execution and deployment of the defined Strategic Quality Plan in conjunction with plant leadership. Providing Total Quality Leadership to customers, suppliers, partners and internal manufacturing cells. Leading continuous improvement activities in targeted areas. Managing the Quality Assurance strategy to ensure product flow consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements.

The ideal candidate will:-

  • Thorough understanding of problem-solving methods-i.e. Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis, and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems, evaluate and complete improvement projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of Supplier Quality Assurance requirements
  • Detailed understanding of the key phases and requirements of an effective new product development and launch methodology
  • Detailed knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration schemes and certification processes (i.e., ISO9001, ISO/TS-16949, AS9100 etc).
  • Detailed knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to process/product variability, and root cause and corrective action determination.
  • Detailed knowledge of product and end user application/specifications, including product testing requirements. (design/process interface)
  • Thorough knowledge of gauging and basic understanding of product material properties
  • Thorough understanding of engineering design and product reliability concepts and tool sets
  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams
  • Multiple years of related professional and Supervisory/Managerial experience
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), or Certified Quality Manager (CQMgr) is preferred.

In return you will receive:-

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Sick pay
  • Flexible Benefits with the Company funded Private Medical Insurance (Single cover level) with options to purchase Health Cash Plan, Additional Annual leave etc
  • Employee Discounts
  • 3x annual salary life assurance


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