Quality Manager

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Quality Manager Derby £35,000 to £45,000 benefits Our client is a small, well-backed and fast-growing business, located in Derby, supplying specialist engineering services, consultancy and manufacture to the rail passenger rolling stock sector. They are part of a small, but ambitious and acquisitive engineering group. The company is a well-established player in their sector, with a strong reputation for the highest quality workmanship, excellent customer service and innovation. It is this, combined with increasing opportunity within the market, that forms the basis of their, ongoing, strategy for growth. The sector offers enormous potential for the development of new and unique services, delivering significant savings to their clients, whilst ensuring quality assurance and positioning themselves as trusted advisors within the industry. Due to all of this and in line with the company’s evolution and growth, they seek a proven Quality Manager, to manage and develop the QA function, installing and promoting a total quality philosophy in all areas of the business. Key objectives: Ensure that the integrity of the quality system is maintained and developed thereby contributing to the achievement of consistent operational performance and standards. To provide a professional Quality Assurance service to the business to both eliminate problems and to implement a Continuous Improvement ethic across the organisation, as well as actively supporting our Customers ensuring 100% quality delivery. The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a proven track record in a quality role and has the ability to communicate at all levels. Skills/Experience · Ideally you’ll have a professional or higher qualification in Quality Management / Manufacturing Engineering related discipline and a proven level of experience of quality assurance experience. · Fully conversant with Quality and Environmental Management systems ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001 as well as demonstrating a working knowledge of quality tools such as Process Flow, FMEA, Control Plan methodology, PPAP, NPI / APQP and 8D root cause analysis. · You will have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability. · Challenging systems and processes to ensure best practice · Experience of managing staff and document control Advanced problem solving, interpersonal communication and project management experience. As part of Continuous Improvement, you will be experienced developing process maps and have an in-depth knowledge of Kaizen / Lean and Six Sigma. Knowledge of a broad range of engineering subjects, from geometric dimensional tolerances to materials specifications would be an advantage. Strong analytical skills and experience with implementation and administration of Quality Assurance metrics, such as defect and cost of quality reduction profiles Ideally you will have experience within the rail or automotive sector or other quality led industries, will be ambitious and able to take ownership your projects. If you're interested in this and would like more detail, please apply on-line without delay. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66872314