Job Title: Quality Manager

Department: Quality & Engineering

Key Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

Detailed knowledge of IATF 16949 / ISO9001 is required.

Knowledge of automotive QA practices such as APQP, 8D, PPAP, FMEA AAR.

Proactive, assertive and enthusiastic.

Computer literate with strong analytical skills.

Effective communication skills.

Desirable – Degree qualified, Quality Management

Job Purpose

  • To lead the site based Quality team to provide the business and its customers with exceptional quality support in new and existing products/processes.
  • To maintain key business systems and ensure that internal / external customer deliverables are achieved.
  • To manage projects and activities as defined by the Managing Director.
  • To advise the business of optimal direction through Quality function, identifying, assessing and reducing any risks to the success of the organisation.

Main Success Criteria

  • Departmental KPIs and any other targets set by Managing Director.
  • Maintain accreditation to business certificates to which we subscribe.
  • Achieve positive customer scorecards and feedback.
    Cost of Quality % vs Sales.
  • Successful introduction of new projects.
  • Continually drive cost of non-quality down
  • Ensuring that the Quality Business Management System is implemented, maintained and operated throughout the company in line with relevant international standards (IATF16949 / / ISO9001 / OHSAS18001 / ISO14001).
  • Manage internal audit schedule and maintain quality records required for the above standards.
  • Drive internal and external quality reject analysis and reduction programmes.
  • Control of Product Audit (including SPC), Goods Inward Inspection
  • Ensuring that advanced quality planning is carried out to minimise the risks associated with new product introduction (NPI). APQP / FMEA / Control Plans / PPAP processes.
  • Control of inspection gauges, test equipment and environmental verification equipment and the provision of a measurement control and service to the site.