Quality Standards And Systems Consultant

£45000 - £62000/annum See Job Spec
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Are you hungry and ambitious for more success and responsibility? Do you ever feel that your current role just isn't fulfilling or rewarding enough? Well, in your new role as a Quality Standards and Systems Consultant working with us, this can all change as we give you as much responsibility as you can handle.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated professionals and experts that are truly some of the best in their field. You will receive all the training you need to fast track yourself to success. If you are looking for a career, with genuine opportunities to move up the ladder, then we are a company that want to help you, guide you and inspire you to achieve your full potential.

We work with UK and global companies to help them achieve their strategic objectives through the application expertise to improve industrial competitiveness.

We are looking for a genuine team player who can work alongside a team of experts and industry professionals. Come and be a part of a winning team, working amongst like-minded people, who want to put a 'zing' in everything they do.

Are you an advanced product quality planning professional with strong experience in developing and executing manufacturing product introduction processes following APQP/VDA or similar procedures at a Senior Engineer level?

Do you have experience working with suppliers supporting introduction of new product and ensuring the supply chain follows a robust programme management practices?

Can you use your experience to work with suppliers to develop and implement robust and structured new product introduction procedures?

Can you exhibit a deep understanding of manufacturing product introduction procedures including core tools and an ability to train and coach others to ensure a high performance safe launch process?

Individuals will be required to:

* Provide training on the elements of safe product launch both on client sites and in our training facilities, ensuring transfer of key skills
* Provide coaching support to clients related to the implementation of APQP, VDA or similar project based launch procedures directly at client sites
* Maintain an excellent level of competency in the area of Core Tools
* Support the continuous development of our training materials and service offerings
* Play an active part in customer relationship management and lead progression
* Work alongside other Industry Forum engineers in multidisciplinary teams as part of continuous improvement programmes

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Additional Salary Information:

Holiday, Pension, Car Allowance and PMI

Essential Criteria:

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

* The capability and experience to deliver training and coach teams in safe launch procedures such as APQP and the Core Tools including: FMEA, SPC, MSA, PPAP and 8D problem solving
* Transferring capability to teams through effective presentation and activity facilitation
* A minimum of five years of industrial experience, including management responsibility and strong Automotive/Aerospace experience
* The ability to lead and work with teams, building relationships at all levels within an organisation
* Excellent presentation skills
* A strong customer focus with a track record of delivering improved performance
* Commercial acumen with the ability to translate improvement objectives and results into tangible financial impact
* A strong team playing ethos seeking to get involved in all aspects of the business including internal development
* Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
* Industrial management experience
* An appropriate degree such as Engineering, Materials Science, Manufacturing Systems or equivalent.

Desirable Criteria:

The following skills and competencies would be beneficial:

* Previous consulting or training experience either within a large organisation or a consulting practice
* VDA or other quality system audit certification
* Working understanding of Lean Continuous improvement tools, including 5S, 7 Wastes, Visual Management, Standard Work, Line Balance, Set Up Improvement, Problem Solving, A3 thinking.

About Us:

As a leading provider of specialist expert consultancy and training to manufacturing organisations, we deliver our services both in the UK and overseas. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and has been delivering organisational and personal improvement programmes for nearly 20 years, across many different industries.

Everyone in our team is actively encouraged to play their part in the development of the organisation and we follow our values of Professionalism, Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation and Passion.

We are proud to have been awarded the Investors in People Bronze award in 2015 and follows a Quality Management System aligned to ISO9001