Quality Assurance Manager

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: 29/10/18
Reference: 72596-ENGIN-GAC_1542023373
Contact Name: Gail Cork
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2018 11:49

Job Description

Quality Assurance Manager
Location: Barnsley
Permanent Position:
Salary: £45-£47K
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's leading manufacturers of mobile elevated platforms based in Barnsley.

The Role:
To develop, maintain and support the company's quality management system through quality engineering, quality systems, product and process quality and supplier management.
To structure, manage, coach and audit the quality team through the application of quality engineering/management principles, to address part and process issues.
Application of standardised problem resolution tools, concern note avoidance and structured quality management of new parts and new issue levels in to production. Structured standardised problem-solving skills in a team environment, including 8D methodology. Implement and sustain Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
Robust close out facilitation of external / internal quality complaint investigations and root cause analysis, for effective containment, followed by prevention. Internal / External compliance with defined industry and business related quality standards.
Education and experience:
*Demonstrable experience, knowledge and understanding of fabrication / welding / machining manufacturing / engineering practices.
*Experience, skills and knowledge of Quality Management within MAG welding, including EN ISO 3834; and associated standards / procedures.
*Engineering or an equivalent level of qualification in a technical discipline, to level 4 or above.
*Leadership experience in quality management within an Automotive / Aerospace type engineering environment.
*Excellent capability with Kaizen/LEAN/Six Sigma problem resolution techniques;
*Excellent understanding of development techniques for parts and processes e.g.: Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA) and Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA);
*Understanding of Six Sigma and the related DMAIC approach would be beneficial;
*Understanding of MRP / Manufacturing Systems and QM Modules and/or willingness to undertake specific training and development in this area.
*Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, including a good level of presentation skills (verbal & written), but focused and summarised on a need to know basis where relevant.
*Maintain a professional direct and indirect approach with all members of the company. Credibility at all levels within the operations business. Focused on the management of quality within each sector.
*Excellent man management skills, including the ability to act as a coach to the team and provide encouragement and support.
*Decision making based on overall business requirements and best practice. Able to work to tight timescales and under pressure, whilst maintain a calm, prioritised and structured approach to all tasks / issues.
*Self-motivated and task orientated.
25 day's holiday increasing with service, plus bank holidays
Healthcare cover scheme
4% Contributory pension
Life insurance and profit related bonus scheme

To discuss further please call Gail Cork on 01332 418412