QC Manager

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Due to a significant growth from 300 to 550 employes this year, my client is looking to recruit a QC Manager. This role is ideal for somebody looking for a chellenging opportunity. In return you will receive a generous salary, 15% annual bonus and job security.

Job purpose

  • Working within an existing inspection team to continually improve the Quality of business processes & products by identifying opportunities and implementing change that significantly contributes to the overall success of the organisation.
  • To support the overall culture transition to one that ensures process owners build Quality into their processes and designs.

Duties

  • To identify and implement significant projects that improve the overall productivities of ‘Inspection’ within the organisation.
  • Manage and develop Quality KPI’s – drive high impacting projects utilising your team.
  • Identifying CAPEX opportunities for improved in-line inspection.
  • Ensuring that all managers, process owners and supervisors develop and maintain their part of the quality management system by development of their awareness within the management system.
  • Involvement in developing the quality goals and targets in the organisation’s strategic plan.
  • Monitor and advice on how the management system is performing, which often includes the publication of statistics to the senior leadership team regarding company performance against set measures.
  • Continual enhancement of the quality culture and use of quality tools within the business to increase the rate of improvement.
  • Determining how customers’ expectations will change over time (internal and external) and what the organisation needs to do to meet these changing expectations. Additionally he/she will be responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of a customer-focused culture within the organisation.
  • Manage / develop Q KPI’s across the business examples;
  • Management of the Calibration system
  • Management of departmental objectives to support business goals.
  • Any other reasonable & relevant duties as requested by the Head of Quality.

Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of root cause problem solving and process control techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.
  • Strong working knowledge of engineering production techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of ISO 9001& 14001 fundamentals
  • Knowledge of machining. fabrication, welding, sand/die casting etc
  • Knowledge of SPC
  • Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Awareness of electrical design, pneumatic system design

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience within a complex design to order organisation
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a Quality professional at Managerial Level
  • Internal & External auditing experience
  • Experience of driving high impacting initiatives through an organisation.
  • Experience of NPDI process
  • Experience of an organisation going through a culture change.

Skills

  • Degree qualification in a Mechanical Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Formal Quality training / development e.g. CQI
  • IRCA certified trained auditor
  • Ability to read / interpret engineering drawings
  • Microsoft Office computer literacy, pivot tables etc.
  • Ability to diagnose and identify causes of manufacturing faults
  • Report writing e.g. justifications, initiatives etc.
  • Able to be agile based on changing priorities – strong team player.

If you are interested in the role, please press apply now.

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