Quality Manager - Audit - Manufacturing

£40000 - £50000/annum
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Quality Manager - Audit - Manufacturing- Staffordshire - 35-45K

You must have worked for a Manufacturing company, industries such as Medical Devices, Instrumentation and Life Science would be an advantage.

Main responsibilities of the job ;
1. Ensuring that customer requirements and expectations have been accurately identified and that the organisation is meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
2. Maintaining and optimising the company quality system ensuring it plays a key role in the overall business strategy.
3. Driving the Company Quality Management system, chairing monthly reviews as needed, and driving through internal audits both for external and internal needs as deemed appropriate.
4. Ensuring quality and business systems comply with ISO9001 and we maintain third party accreditation through audits of process and product and procedural reviews.
5. Take responsibility for monitoring and improving supplier quality performance through monitoring, audits and supplier training where deemed necessary.
6. Introducing and driving a customer focussed preventative and corrective action system.
7. Ensuring the company meets all its legal and required compliance requirements, working with other departments as necessary. These may include but not be limited to, CE, RoHS, WEEE, UL and other requirements as may evolve as the business develops
8. Champion and drive through implementation and on-going support for a significant process improvement methodology involving the whole work force on the Stone site. Be prepared to train and mentor other champions for the same process on other sites. Construct and deploy training processes as needed.
9. Ensuring there is a robust internal documentation management system in place.
10. Establish and maintain close and effective working relationships with other parts of the business in terms of the perceived quality of internal customer service and support activities.
11. Calculating and reporting the “Cost of Quality.
12. Analysing internal and external failure data to target improvement activities.
13. Other tasks that may be reasonably requested.

1. Relevant technical competence by qualification and/or experience.
2. Passionate commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.
3. Able to implement and promote best practice quality systems.
4. Ability to influence others and get a clear message across.
5. Use and familiarity with ERP / MRP systems in a manufacturing environment.

People Management:
No budget responsibility, but an overall responsibility to manage costs where appropriate

Commutable from; Rugeley, Cannock, Stafford, Stone, Telford, Stoke-on-Trent, and Newcastle-under-Lyme. ( Most of Staffordshire)