Bedford is a historic market and the county town of Bedfordshire, England. At the 2011 Census, the population of the Bedford built-up area was 106,940. At the same census, the Borough of Bedford had a population of 157,479. Bedford was founded at a ford on the River Great Ouse, and is thought to have been the burial place of Offa of Mercia. Bedford Castle was built by Henry I, although it was destroyed in 1224. Bedford was granted borough status in 1165 and has been represented in Parliament since 1265. It is known for its large population of Italian descent. Bedford is on the Midland Main Line, with stopping services to London and Brighton operated by Thameslink, and express services to London and the East Midlands operated by East Midlands Railway. Transport in Bedford provides links between the town and other parts of England. Road access to the town is provided by the A6 road & the A421 road. The town is served by two railway stations and a network of bus services.
Bedford, Bedford, England
£28000 per annum, Benefits: Company Benefits
Are you a Quality professional with experience in maintaining ISO 9001? We are recruiting for a Quality Manager for a leading manufacturer. Benefits to include Christmas and summer shutdowns, free parking, auto enrolment pension, incentive lunches and full role autonomy. This is a full-time permanent role based in Bedford, Milton Keynes working Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm and 4.30pm finish on a Friday. Annual salary will be up to £28,000. Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will solely manage the quality function for this company. Maintaining the company’s ISO 9001 certificate, managing the auditing process, handling customer complaints, and improving the quality process where possible. As Quality Manager, you will report various KPI’s (OTIF, OEE, MCI, Absence, NRFT, Productivity, Stock Turns, DL %), organise testing for manufactured products, performing quality checks and preparing information prior to auditing. I am keen to hear from quality professionals with experience in managing and maintaining ISO 9001 standards and the complete quality process with good knowledge of continuous improvement techniques such as 8D, 6 Sigma and 5S. Experience from the manufacturing industry will be advantageous, but not essential. This role would suit: Group Quality Manager, Quality Manager, SHEQ Manager, QHSE Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, QA Manager, QC Manager, Quality Controller Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell, Bedford, Buckingham, Northampton, Banbury, Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Luton, Coventry