Quality Manager

  • £60000 to £62000 Per: annum + Benefits: 26 days holiday, Pension
  • South Petherton, South West,
  • Permanent
Quality Manager

The Opportunity:
Are you a seasoned Quality Manager who has experienced of working within a busy engineering or manufacturing environment? This diverse role focusses on Quality, but if you like H&S and Environment, then all the better.  You will manage a team and take responsiblity for the quality function and audit trail of this highly regulated engineering company in Somerset.

Job Responsibilities:
  • To ensure that the correct controls and documentations are in place to ensure product quality, integrity and traceability: Quality Planning, Quality documentation and storage, on-time delivery, training for inspection methods and techniques, visual conformance guides, inspection equipment and product handling, ALL in accordance with the requirements of ISO9001
  • Whilst the primary focus is on Quality, the role will also be responsible for:
  • To manage the Laboratory and ensure compliance to procedures/process in Bi-metal and Plating as well as Small Turbo part cleanliness.
  • Ensure that the EHS management systems are administered, maintained and developed. To promote a positive Quality and EHS culture, and be fully involved in all aspects of H&S including H&S inspections, risk assessments, COSHH, accident investigations etc. and to report any concerns or shortfalls as appropriate.
  • The goods inwards and despatch areas must be managed effectively at all times, which includes 5S and consignment identification, as well as ensuring that consignments are despatched correctly and that the loading of lorries is performed correctly.
Required of You:
  • Previous experience in a Quality management role is essential, ideally within a manufacturing and/or engineering environment, from which you will be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of quality management systems
  • Previous experience of successfully leading a team from which you will have gained the ability to prioritise and organise team tasks effectively, and to motivate and develop team members
  • Drive, commitment and leadership to ensure that the highest standards of quality performance are continuously maintained for our customers
  • Confident and effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced numeracy and analytical skills are required, with the ability to interpret data analysis results for decision making.  You will hold a high level of competency in the use of spreadsheets, databases and Word applications.
  • Excellent personal organisation and time management skills
Personal Attributes:
Applicants should hold a degree in an engineering related discipline, or a lower level qualification which is supported with relevant engineering experience.

Associated Benefits:

26 days holiday per annum (allocated to fixed and flexible dates) plus 8 statutory bank holidays. 

Working Hours: Day shift hours  (07.00 to 16.30 Monday to Wednesday, 07.00 to 16.00 Thursday)
Sarah Lane Permanent Vacancies Manager 01392 423301

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