Part of a larger privately owned manufacturing group, this SME precision component manufacturer is seeking a Quality Manager to develop quality control plans and process improvements to facilitate successful product launch and quality management systems across the production facility.
Job title: Quality Manager
Industry: Automotive component manufacturer
Location: West Midlands
Salary: to £48000, pension, bonus
Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be responsible for all plant quality activities to ensure customer satisfaction. planning, directing and controlling quality assurance and quality control functions including production, operations and metrology.
o Leading a small team of quality professionals
o Investigation of all Quality issues
o Monitor supplier / customer performance
o Internal and external audits
o Champion continuous improvements
o Manage and lead a team of Quality Engineers and Inspectors
o Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions
o Develop and manage KPIs for quality department
o Maintain and develop the QMS, (IAFT/ TS16949, ISO9001 and ISO14001)
Qualifications and Aptitudes:
To be successful in this role you will already have several years experience working in a customer facing Production/ Plant Quality Manager role. Alternatively you may be a Senior Quality Engineer seeking a career move and have full authority and responsibility for all site quality maters
Further more your experience will encompass some of the following experience;
o Quality management experience working within high volume precision manufacturing
o Strong leadership skills to manage and motivate a small team
o Knowledge of complex high value production and assembly manufacturing processes
o Quality tools including 8D, 5 Why, FMEA, Control Plans and SPC
o Understanding of customer product quality expectations, dimensional and CPA
o Proven experience of project management and product launch activity
o HNC/ Degree level or equivalent in Manufacturing / Mechanical Engineering/ Quality and ideally IATF/ TS16949 audit trained
About Our Client
Part of a large privately owned manufacturing group, our client is a medium size manufacturer of high volume precision components used in a variety of automotive and non automotive applications. Profitable with a braod spread of customers, the site is currently ungoing a period of investment and has a new, but very experienced managment team in place. In return the company is offering a generous salary, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, management bonus >10% , 33 days holiday
Located near main motorway junction within commuting distance from Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall, Redditch, Wolverhampton areas.
Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-recruitment.co.uk
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