Quality Manager

Aerospace, shipbuilding, other transport equipment, Automotive, Electrical, optical, Engineering
West Midlands
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
Start Date:
Recruitment Genius
Job Ref:

The Company are looking for a Quality Manager to head up and manage a small team of inspection staff within a medium-sized engineering/manufacturing business which supplies the rolling stock rail industry.

Working to maintain and improve the Integrated Management System in accordance with ISO:9001, BS EN ISO:14001 and BS OHSAS:18001 across two sites in Birmingham.

Duties include:
- General day-to-day adherence to the Integrated Management System requirements and other IRIS based requirements requested by clients
- Managing a small team of quality personnel based across two sites
- Create and maintain project quality plans and project inspection/test plans
- Contribute to the operation of FMEA/PMFEA process and the creation and management of KPI's
- Manage, organise and communicate all project quality requirements
- Manage all the customer requirement regarding PPAP/ ISIR's
- Customer Liaison for any complaints and corrective actions, 8D responses
- Managing all customer correspondence relating to part approval
- Promoting quality requirements and performance improvement across the organisation, including training of production staff in the quality requirements of each project
- Ensuring compliance with national and international standards and rail specific standards as applied by the client/project

Supply Chain Management
- Working closely with purchasing staff to establish supplier quality performance criteria and monitor performance
- Communicating with suppliers regarding quality issues
- Setting up a programme for supplier audits

Liaison Activities

- Liaising with managers and staff, particularly in areas such as design, production and purchasing
- Liaising with production to determine inspection requirements on a weekly and monthly basis
- Acting as key contact with customers' auditors and being responsible for ensuring the execution of corrective actions and ongoing compliance with customers' specifications
- Acting as key contact for internal and external audits

Basic Requirements
- Flexible to working hours as schedules dictate
- Reliable with a strong work ethic
- General IT knowledge (Microsoft Office, etc)
- Experience with MRP system software
- Eye for detail and pride in manufacturing aesthetically pleasing products
- Must embrace change and be willing to adopt new skills to support all areas of the business
- To be flexible in a team-oriented environment

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm, Friday 8.00am - 1.30pm. 37.5-hour working week.
Benefits: 23 Days' Holiday per annum + Bank Holidays, Pension scheme, Free on-site secure car parking
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 dependent upon experience

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Recruitment Genius
Contact: N/A

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