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Senior Quality Manager

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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    Rachael Hart

Senior Quality Manager

Automotive/ Heavy Engineering

North Midlands


We are currently looking for a driven Senior Quality Manager for a prestigious automotive/ heavy engineering business based just North of the Midlands, paying between £60,000 and £80,000 based on experience.

The Role

Reporting to the Managing Director, as Senior Quality Manager you will have full autonomy for the management and leadership of a team of around 10 Quality Engineers. The responsibility covers everything from; achieving productivity targets, quality levels, ensuring exemplary health and safety of your team and delivering all this at the minimum costs. The main focus for this role is to 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. They are looking for someone to improve all Quality systems and look after the aftersales and warranty too.

The Person

It is essential that candidates have:

  • Experienced in working in a JIT environment (Ideally automotive) and used to working well under pressure

  • Able to demonstrate you have led change within an organisation

  • At least 8 years of managing Quality teams within a fast paced demanding environment

  • 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

  • Experience in start ups/ shut downs (desirable)

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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