Job Overview

Quality Assurance Manager

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: 65000
Reference: #2289
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 07, 2020 14:03

Job Description

Salary/Rate; £60000 - £70000/annum 
Location; Manchester, Greater Manchester

The role;
Reporting directly into the Site Leader, the role of the Quality Assurance Manager is key to the further development of the company’s operations. The role has full responsibility over the company’s quality processes / procedures which include:
•       Making sure company pass AS9100 quality audit.
•       The company’s overall quality management system.
•       Ensure the manufactured items are released to the satisfaction of the customers and airworthiness authorities.
•       Assisting with Continuous Improvement and Lean activities throughout the company.
•       All audits against AS9100 covering internal audits and managing external customer / industry audit process.
•       Leading the company to NADCAP and SABRe 2 accreditation.
•       Preparing and completing action plans for new quality accreditations such as NADCAP and SABRe 2.
•       Maintaining and improving the company’s existing quality procedures comprising of Quality Engineering and inspection.
•       Developing robust, transparent quality processes that are fully utilised across the business.
•       Experience in FAIRS.
•       Working with / developing relationships with customers to ensure all Quality issues are resolved and corrective actions are implemented.
•       Ensuring vendor compliance with the requisite quality standards, including OTIF and right first time will be delivered through effective supplier audits and monitoring them against key metrics which will be communicated with the supplier.
•       Preparing the annual Quality Departmental budget for agreement with the site leader and the site management team will also be a part of this role.

The candidate;
The ideal candidate will be qualified to a minimum HNC/HND/Degree level in a mechanical engineering or equivalent discipline
Key candidate requirements for the role include:
•       Use of problem-solving tools such as 8D
•       Exposure to Lean Manufacturing techniques such as 5S, VSM, Kaizen.

The client;
Our client is a market leading, established manufacturing business, supplying a global market.

Click apply or speak to James Field for further details at:
Tel: +44 (0) 1257 268273