Quality Manager

Ref No. 24831
Newport
Posted 9 Jul 2024

Overview

Employment: Permanent

Job description

Quality Manager

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus 10% bonus

Newport

 

I have a fantastic opportunity with a client based in Newport who due to increased productivity are recruiting for an experienced Quality Manager. This is a business that supplies to various industries such as aerospace, defence, automotive, power generation and oil & gas to name a few.

As Quality Manager your role will be to efficiently manage all aspects of the Quality function, including controlling processes and materials to ensure product compliance, maintaining the site Quality Systems and Customer Support when needed.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the Quality department to ensure that site objectives are met in a timely manner. Including inspection, laboratory and NDT processes.
  • Liaise with the Engineering and Production teams to effectively troubleshoot and work towards eliminating sources of non-conformance using an analytical approach.
  • Responsible for Quality KPI’s and objectives, to provide plans for measuring Continuous Improvement
  • Develop action plans to meet site KPI’s; cascade tasks and objectives to help the site and team members achieve their goals
  • Carry out annual personnel appraisals and identify development & training requirements, then develop and implement plans to fulfil those requirements which are aligned with the site strategy.
  • Manage and monitor site quality, processes, and to maintain the necessary site approvals to satisfy Quality and customer specific standards.
  • Liaise with customers, managers and staff to ensure QMS are functioning correctly within the business.
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers as necessary where they are affected or impacted by quality issues and develop effective improvement plans.
  • Ensure a high level of communication to employees, managers, colleagues and most importantly customers.

 

Qualifications, skills and experience required

 

  • Metallurgical laboratory experience is also advantageous and the ability to examine coating cross sections for hardness, porosity, unmelts & grit entrapment.
  • Experience of AS9100 and NADCAP
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