Quality Manager

Job Title: Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-12-24 00:00:00
Reference: 025419314
Contact Name: Robert Wigley
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2018 12:12

Job Description

Part of a large privately owned manufacturing group, this precision component manufacturer is urgently seeking an Interim Quality Manager to support the team for an initial 3 month period

Job title: Interim Contract Quality Manager
Industry: Automotive component manufacturer
Location: Kent
Rate: Negotiable
Duration: 3 months initially stating January 2019

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, 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.
Key Responsibilities:
o Leading a large 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 Quality Manager role ideally in a customer facing capacity
Further more your experience will encompass some of the following experience;
o Quality management experience working within high volume / JIT automotive manufacturing
o Strong leadership skills to manage and motivate a large 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
o IATF/ TS16949 audit trained

About Our Client
Our client is a leading tier 1 manufacturer of high volume precision components for the automotive industry supplying on a JIT/ JIS basis. This is a short term interim assignment with a starting in January 2019.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020
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