Quality Systems Manager

Job Title: Quality Systems Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-12-06
Reference: J5981
Contact Name: Robert Hannan
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2018 10:28

Job Description

Quality Systems Manager


Sitting within the HS&E department, the Quality Systems Manager is responsible for the day to day and long term management of the quality management system. He or she will pro-actively develop a culture of continuous improvement and direct the company to meet requirements set by the company and ISO 9001


To uphold, maintain and amend as necessary all of the ISO 9001 requirements set by the company and ISO 9001.

To maintain and amend the Quality Manual as Directed by Top Management and whenever procedures are added, withdrawn or amended.

To control, maintain and issue the Company Procedures throughout the business.
This includes updating amended ISO procedures etc held in Sharepoint.

To systematically audit the Company Procedures, Work Instructions, Inspection Systems and documentation throughout the business e.g. Red Boat Files, Composite Work Instructions and Moulding Inspections. This includes the responsibility of scrutinizing and amending all documentation prior to implementation.

To be pro-active in assisting all departments maintaining the Quality and Production requirements.

To control, maintain and issue ALL departmental Work Instructions throughout the Company and to liaise in raising documentation for any new requirements.

To control, maintain and issue ALL the company Inspection Documentation.

a.In-build boat inspection files (all boats) at Fitout Sites.
b.All GRP moulding inspection documentation for Moulding Sites.
c.All Inspection Ledgers for Langage 3 and supply factories.
d.All Sea Trial / Test and Despatch documentation.
e.All Metal Shop Inspections and ledgers.

Responsible for the actioning, implementation and issuing of CHANGE REQUESTS concerning all Quality matters.

To control and create all production registered documentation.

Maintaining the Stellent I.T. Programme containing all of the Quality Documentation to enable all relevant documentation to be accessable to read and printed.

Responsible for all Procedures required for ALL Staff and Production employees to ensure compliance to Company and ISO 9001.

Responsible for setting up and chairing annual management review meetings and coordinating actions decided as a consequence of the meeting.

Responsible for being the contact person for third party audits details (date, theme etc.). Co-ordinating third party audits and countermeasure plans and implementation on third party audit findings. Accompanying third party auditors and assisting to their audits.

Initiate Corrective Action Reports where it is deemed necessary to investigate root cause and prevent reoccurence.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to your role.


Responsible for communicating KPI data as detailed below:


Half yearly surveillance visits and three yearly re-accreditation audits (ISO9001)
Auditing of all departments within the company to a set time plan


Minimum of two years ISO 9001 Quality Management implementation and maintenance skills
A sound knowledge of manufacturing/operational processes allied to the company's product
Experience of managing a team desirable
Relevant / suitable qualifications both administrative and technical
Qualified as a Lead Aditor
Knowledge of Lean Techniques
Demonstrate ability to manage departmental budgets
Exeperience of integrated QSHE systems and PAS:99

Please call me on 02380 633 399 or email me for further information