Quality Control Section Manager

MacDermid Autotype
up to £45,000 + benefits
13 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
MacDermid Autotype is a global industrial manufacturer of high quality precision coated films and blended liquids for use in the printing, automotive and electronics industries. With over 140 years of research and innovation experience our product range includes screen printing stencil products, cleaning chemicals for screen printing, overlay films for Membrane Touch Switches, Film Insert Moulding (FIM) and graphic display films. You will join a company with the backing of the MacDermid Inc. group with a turnover of $700 million. Hours of work will be Monday - Friday 9am – 5pm. As the Quality Control Section Manager, you will lead the teams that test raw materials, intermediates and finished products ensuring that all of these efforts meets the exacting requirements of our quality system. You will also have responsibility for site wide calibration process making sure that all of our critical measurement systems are stable and fit for purpose. Transfer and introduction of new tests connected to NPI Products will also be a key activity, validating these methods to confirm capability using measurement systems analysis. To be successful the candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to direct continuous improvement in terms of our testing and validation of raw materials, intermediates and finished products progressing from a defect detection to a defect prevention regime using statistical techniques, trend programs and other methods. In turn the CI focus will be expected to streamline and speed up our testing regimes. As a leading member of the Product Quality team you will need to show an ability to support wider initiatives involving quality assurance and also provide guidance across the manufacturing area. The successful candidate will educated to HND / Degree level in a scientific or engineering discipline with experience of continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S. There is also a need for the candidate to be able to demonstrate that they have been successful in directing shift teams showing the ability to lead and motivate. As the QC manager needs to interact and influence across the business an ability to communicate both verbally and writing is important. To provide a good fit with the culture of the MacDermid organisation the successful person needs to have a proactive attitude to health and safety. Also a good knowledge of IS 9001 and TS 16949 quality standards is required. Experience in quality & process control tools including MSA, DFMEA/PFMEA, Statistical process control would be helpful. We offer an attractive salary and benefits package together with a firm commitment to investing in your future through ongoing training and development. Our UK site is situated in the historic market town of Wantage, which is a thriving community with excellent schools, recreational facilities and nightlife. Its rural charm is fused with easy access to the bustling city of Oxford and close rail links to London. To apply, please forward your CV and salary details by clicking the 'Apply' button or write to MacDermid Autotype Ltd, Grove Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BZ. To find out more about working at MacDermid. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66884592