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Senior Quality Engineer/ Site Quality Manager

Senior Quality Engineer/ Site Quality Manager

Automotive (IATF)

Worceter

£43,000 - £46,000

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We are currently looking for a skilled Senior Quality Engineer/ Site Quality Manager for a prestigious Automotive supplier commutable from Hereford, Kidderminster & Worcester. The business have a market leading product with a global customer base and are looking to bring someone into their successful engineering team immediately.

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Group Quality Manager you will have full autonomy of the Quality Team on site. My clinet is looking for a strong robust character.

You will also look to develop the organisation, operational and quality department in terms of Quality in conjunction with applicable Customer Specific Requirements, IATF, associated Core tools and Best Practice.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Have responsibility managing the Quality Team when the Group Quality Manager is off site

  • Responsible for defining, formulating, implementing and administering the business Quality Management System (QMS) and strategic initiatives to achieve short and long term quality improvement initiatives (including all associated Policies, Procedures, Work-Instructions

  • Drives the team to plan, organise and execute Internal Quality Audit processes to maintain compliance to documented quality systems

  • Reviews daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly metrics to help determine priorities

  • Lead (and advises) problem solving efforts and teams using 8-D methodology to complete failure analysis investigations in order to resolve customer complaints using best practice problem solving methodologies (e.g. 5Y, Cause & Effect, 8-D)

THE PERSON


Essential:

  • A minimum 5 years of experience in Quality and fully conversant with TS16949/IATF - those without exposure with TS16949 will not be considered

  • Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans)

  • Automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier background

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Looking for someone who is very hands on - This role will involve Senior Engineer responsibilities too.

  • Possess excellent problem solving, decision-making, and root-cause analysis skills in addition to interpersonal

  • Customer facing experience (JLR)

Desirable:

  • Lead auditor - IATF:16949 & VDA 6.3

  • Experience managing a quality team

  • Health and Safety Awareness/Training

THE COMPANY

Our client are a Tier 1 supplier into the automotive industry and are growing year on year, with a very strong order book going forwards.

The business are looking to interview IMMEDIATELY so if interested please apply now.