A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quality Manager to join a global manufacturing organisation and afford the flexibility to support both ongoing production issues and be involved with strategic programmes.
Quality Manager – Automotive
Location - Shropshire
Salary – Extremely attractive package
Our client is a specialist automotive manufacturer supplying complex products to automotive OEMs
and this year promises to several key product launches and increase in volumes with further growth planned.
o Lead a large team of Quality professionals – Quality Control, Metrology, Advanced Quality Engineers, Business Systems
o Be first point of contact for all OEM and internal customer concerns
o Instigation of 8D activity following customer concern and delegation of work to team thereafter
o Audit systems and processes to IATF16949 standard
o Utilise data of quality defects to improve quality processes
o Identify area for quality improvements
o Utilisation of six sigma/ lean tools to increase efficiencies and improve site quality
o Maintain and develop the QMS and quality structure
o Work closely with other internal business function to aid in NPI activities across APQP and PPAP submissions
You will already be a competent Quality professional with proven management experience within an automotive tier 1 or OEM background
o HNC/ Degree in a technical subject or equivalent professional level qualification
o Excellent knowledge of quality systems with particular focus on IATF16949
o Strong communicator internally and in liaison with demanding OEM customers
o Excellent grip of quality problem solving tools across APQP, 8D, MSA, 5Whys and root cause analysis
o Excellent grasp of lean six sigma tools - green belt certification preferred
o Demonstrate leadership ability to coach and build self confidence in team
Our client is part of a multinational manufacturing group and the facility is a modern highly automated plant that has had considerable investment in new capex/ machinery with several NPI launches planned. The role will be part of the senior management team and ttherefore salary and benefits on offer will be very competitive and commensurate with the scale and responsibility to include car allowance, pension contribution, performance related bonus, life insurance, health insurance. In addition as a top level employer training, professional development and career opportunities exist for ambitious individuals.
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