Quality Director

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
An opportunity to take a senior leadership position with a challenging brief in a company that has the financial means to drive improvements. Client Details Our client is a global company that boasts a number of specialist manufacturing plants to service their enviably diverse and deep customer base. A publically limited company that turns over in excess of £20 billion each year, this client is exacting in what they expect from their staff. In return they offer the financial support to enable their senior personnel to make the changes they require to make a success of their time there. Description As a Director in a specialist department of the business the successful applicant will have direct control over all quality aspects for the division. Reporting into the MD and with a team of 10 dedicated quality professionals this individual will use their technical and managerial skills to deliver improvements in quality spanning supply chain, process and testing. As Quality Director you will be responsible for: -Implementing and developing key measurables to identify and drive business improvements -Developing a continuous improvement philosophy with goals and time lines. -Supplier Quality Management & Co-ordination (PPAP / Corrective Action Reviews etc.) -Conducting and Managing product/process and system audits -NPI & change management Profile The successful applicant will have held a senior management position in either an operations or quality capacity. They will be commercially astute and understand the implications of their decisions on the wider business. The ideal candidate will: -Have experience of managing crucial relationships with multiple parties -Demonstrate working examples of LEAN implementation and continuous improvement strategies -Demonstrate the ability to solve problems in a professional capacity -Have a full working knowledge and understanding of the factual and practical requirements of the ISO 9001 quality standard. -Understanding and experience of implementing various quality systems (APQP, PPAP, 8D, SPC or Pareto) Job Offer Competitive Package This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66902570