Job Overview

Quality Manager

Job Title: Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Reference: VAC-12952
Contact Name: Phillip Hodson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2017 09:20

Job Description

Posted by and Exclusive too Kensington Consulting Ltd
Role: Quality Manager
Location: Blackburn
Sector: Manufacturing 
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus package
Reference: VAC-

The Role-
Reporting directly into the MD, the role of Quality Manager involves planning, organising and leading the operations quality function to facilitate the manufacture of product whilst ensuring adequate controls are in place to meet and exceed quality requirements.
As Quality Manger you will be the voice of the customer, performing customer facing activities including closure of customer concerns in order to achieve world class ppm targets. Other functions of the role will be to monitor, maintain and improve all aspects of the Quality Management System in accordance with IATF or TS standards, manage the internal systems audit process and lead the management review with the goal to improve all aspects of the QMS.
As Quality Manager you will ensure adequate support is given to the manufacturing process and obtain process data in order to drive improvements, improve profitability and reduce scrap.
Other key functions of this role will be to minimise production downtime through the speedy resolution of all supplier related quality issues. This will require a full understanding of Supply Base Management, including the collation of and feedback of supplier performance data to generate improvements.
As Quality Manager you will manage the Quality Team by setting clear objectives and expectations within realistic timescales and take corrective actions as required.

The Person
Time served / apprenticeship / HND equivalent, as Quality Manager, you will have a background in an automotive quality and be well versed in TS 16949 or IATF, PPS and continuous improvement tools such as Kaizen, Six Sigma and 5S.
You will be strong leader with strong people skills. As Quality Manager you will be confident in communicating best practice and leading change on the shop floor. Previous experience and understanding of quality systems, TS16949 and project management are essential. Good customer and supplier focus is a pre-requisite for this position.

The client-
Our client is a global manufacturer to the automotive industry.

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Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.

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