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Quality Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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    Rachael Hart

Currently recruiting a fantastic opportunity for a Quality Manager who is looking to make a move into a more autonomous role at an innovative Automotive Tier 1 business based in East Birmingham.

The Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, as Quality Manager you will have full autonomy for the management and leadership of a team of around 6 Quality Engineers. The responsibility covers everything from:

  • Achieving productivity targets

  • Maintain and update systems

  • Ensure Supplier Quality is up to standards

  • Ensuring exemplary health and safety of your team and delivering all this at the minimum costs.

  • Be responsible for driving Lean and Continuous Improvement activity across the business. To do this you will need to train, coach and engage employees in lean thinking and methodologies, in order to deliver business improvements and ensure key deliverables are met and exceeded wherever possible.

The Person

It is essential that candidates have:

  • Ability to read and interpret automotive engineering drawings and math data including geometric dimensioning and tolerance

  • Knowledge of SPC and charting, measurement systems analysis and familiar with experimental design

  • Experience of working in an automotive supply or fast paced manufacturing environment

  • At least 3 years of Managing Quality teams.

  • A driven, can do and motivational attitude to work

  • An understanding of basic improvement techniques

  • Experience of using LEAN tools

  • The ability to prioritise workloads and volumes

  • Candidates without experience of IATF:16949 in the Automotive industry will not be considered.

  • Lead auditing experience

  • Running all aspects of IATF

Ideally candidates should be:

  • Educated to degree level

  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt accreditation

If you are interested please apply online.

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