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Quality Manager

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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    Rachael Hart

Quality Manager -Automotive

Commutable from: Coventry, Oxford, Northampton, Swindon

£50,000 - £55,000 + Car + Bonus

We are currently looking for a Quality Manager for a prestigious Global Manufacturer business based in the Oxfordshire,

area. The business have a market leading product and supply globally in to a number of OEMs.

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. Duties include:

  • To maintain relevant ISO/TS/IATF System Certifications

  • To eliminate Product Quality issues causing SCR and Product Returns.

  • Reduce supplier component quality reject levels at assembly line side by 50%

  • Lead the project to introduce a No Faults Forward ststem into assembly areas, with dull traceability on gas and electric component part number/ product serial number and component batch code information

  • Lead the project to integrate ISO 14001, 50001 and ISO 9001, whilst ensuring that individual certification is maintained.

  • Manage the transition from TS16949 to IATF in line with agreed timescales to ensure ongoing certification.

  • Lead the programme of work to deliver a 99% RFT (Right First Time) performance for in house manufacturing/ assembly areas.

  • To ensure that products manufactured at the site are produces in accordance with our Engineering Specifications

The Person

  • At least 3 years of managing Quality teams.

  • An understanding of basic improvement techniques

  • Experience of using LEAN tools

  • The ability to prioritise workloads and volumes

  • Experience and good knowledge of TS/ IATF:16949

  • Candidates without experience if TS/IATF16949 in the Automotive industry will not be considered.

  • HNC or above in a Engineering subject

  • Ability to engage people & deliver results through others Effective Communicator Time Management and Report Writing

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, Lean thinking and understand a wide range of Manufacturing Processes

The Company

Our client is a global manufacturer and Tier 1 supplier within the automotive sector with a full order book for the foreseeable future.

If you are interested please apply online.

If you have not been contacted by telephone or email within 7 days of your application, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unless you notify us otherwise, we will retain your CV and covering letter on our database and may contact you with other job opportunities in the future.