Aerospace Quality Manager

£35000 - £48000 per annum + Profit Share, Holidays, Pension
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Aerospace Quality Manager. £35000 - £45000 per annum Profit share bonus 1 years' service Company pension 1-year service. Holiday 28 days including bank holidays. Role Purpose Plans and directs the overall Quality program for my client. Establishes quality policies and procedures and ensures conformance with established company, and site needs and objectives. Develops and implements the product and quality systems and facilitates corrective actions to ensure conformity with customer requirements. Interfaces with customers as needed. Generally, operates with appreciable latitude for non-reviewed action and decision making. Key Responsibilities. Manages overall Quality System including Quality Engineering, Quality Inspection, NDI, Calibration, DSQR, Audits, Corrective Action system and serves as Chief Quality Customer liaison. manages the company's quality resources to reduce defects and improve overall quality measurement, and ensure parts and paperwork is accurate and complete prior to shipment. Ensures personnel are properly trained to perform job functions. Directs ISO, AS9100, NADCAP, and other quality compliance certifications required by customers and/or government agencies, and leads and participates in compliance audits. Communicates and corresponds with customers, suppliers, employees, and management within the company regarding quality issues, problems, and complaints. Manages Quality Audit Program including External and Internal Audits, Corrective Actions and follow up. Ensures Suppliers are adhering to Purchase Order and Quality provision requirements. Works with Suppliers to obtain Cause and Corrective Actions as applicable. Participates in RFQ and purchase order review process; and reviews, approves, and generates purchase order requirements for raw materials and all outside processing (NDT, heat treat, etc.). Responsible to ensure first article and first article paperwork is accurate and timely for submittal to customers. Identifies and resolves manufacturing problems that affect quality and assists manufacturing and quality engineering personnel with the interpretation of complex part prints and specifications. Responsible for compensation, performance appraisals, coaching, mentoring, training, directing, and job assignments of quality department staff. Generates Metrics for Tag Reduction, Cost of Quality, Escapes and other Quality metrics as needed to support achievement of goals and reduce non-conformances. Serves as liaison with manufacturing operations staff to improve product processes, as technical quality contact with customers and laboratories. Performs other related duties as assigned by management. Creates a team atmosphere with operations and other functional groups to assure robust and long lasting corrective actions. Ensures that quality tools and procedures are developed and applied consistently across the organization. Quality inspection of parts and process when required Implement SFDC in quality department. Implement SOP for daily patrol checking of high risk parts. Control and mange communication regarding quliaty to the customer and the internal management team. Report agreed company quliaty KPIs to management team. Implement control measures on floor and action against dates such as spc. Project a positive attitude toward quality. Improve and develop quliaty throughout the company Develop the quliaty manual. Qualifications / Experience / Skills. Minimum of five years as a Quality Engineer or equivalent experience. Gear and transmission knowledge an advantage but not critical. This job was originally posted as