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Quality Manager

Vacancy Details

Location:
Gateshead
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£45,000 per annum
Posted:
03/12/2021
Job Reference No:
7040

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WHAT COMPANY YOU WILL BE WORKING FOR

Are you an experienced Quality Manager who has experience working within a manufacturing environment?

Would you like to work for a company who are experts in the manufacture of traffic and rail technologies?

How about a business who are experts in their field and work with leading edge technologies? Yes? Perfect! We have an amazing opportunity for you to join one of our trusted clients who have been established for over 60 years and have been at the forefront of technological innovation. Westray Recruitment Group is looking to appoint an experienced Quality Manager responsible for governing quality for all departments including suppliers, customers and third part auditors.

The main objectives of the Quality Manager are to reduce NCR’s, manage supply chain improvements, create product & process improvements, ensure customer satisfaction and ultimately help develop products in order to improve the overall business.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?

· Maintaining and improving the business Integrated Management System to include

- ISO9001 (2015)

- ISO14001 (2015)

- DAOS (MOD accreditation)

- AAOS (MOD accreditation)

- GFE

- Export Compliance

- REACH

- RoHs

- ISO45001

· Manage and implement other systems as required by the business

· Manage and participate in third party audits

· Monitor and regularly update the Legal and Regulatory compliance register

· Monitor and regularly update the Aspects and Impacts register

· Manage and perform internal and supplier audits

· Manage, participate and contribute in supplier, internal and customer Corrective and Preventative Analysis (CAPA)Create detailed and accurate investigation reports for internal and customer concerns Review engineering documents and specifications before issue to production

· Audit project management gates

· Audit products in manufacturing -

· Verify production data and sign off C of C's as necessary

· Maintain instrument calibration system, documents and procedures

· Perform measurement system analysis (MSA)

· Create and maintain work instructions

· Participate and contribute in Process Failure Mode Affect Analysis (PFMEA) creation and maintenance

· Manage and participate in the MRB (Material Review Board) review process

· Ensure all nonconforming products are identified and controlled to company procedures

· Ensure records and documents are controlled to company procedures

· Perform incoming inspections to authorised specifications and drawings.

· Manager the day to day workload of a Quality Technician Third party audits

· Creation and control of documents and records

· Control of nonconforming product

· Customer, internal and supplier corrective and preventative actions and reporting Product inspections

WHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?

· Strong standard of relevant education

· Lead Auditor experience – Trained to ISO9001 – 2015 standards

· Proficient auditing skills, capable of finding deficiencies, reporting and working with the relevant department to ensure a timely closeout of corrective and preventative actions.

· Knowledge of Q-Pulse Document Management System is desirable

· The ability to lead a small team (up to 4) – delivering all soft HR skills such as recruitment & selection, training & development, appraisals, grievance and discipline, etc.

· The ability to manage NCR’s and perform root cause investigations

· Problem solving & reporting (8D)

· The ability to create PFMEA’s and deliver PPAP studies

· Proficient with a wide array of quality tools and lean manufacturing techniques

· The ability to deliver value stream mapping

· Strong data management skills – analysing presented statistical data to make informed judgements

· Strong communication skills with all stakeholders including customers, suppliers, operatives, management, etc

· Sound report writing skills

· The ability to provide clear leadership

· H&S knowledge and the ability to drive the business with regards ISO45001 is desirable

· Knowledge of DAOS/AAOS standards and familiarisation with IRIS rail transport is desirable

· Proven ability to work with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

WHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?

This is a permanent role from day one.

The role centres on a standard 37.5-hour week. The business offers flexible hours/home working.

WHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVING

The role pays circa £45K and comes with 25 days holiday plus statutory and company pension.

FANCY A CHAT?

Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Engineering Manager Tony Hutchinson who is leading the search.

Alternatively, if you have any questions, please get in touch with Tony on 0191 492 6622 or via email at [email protected]

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