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Quality Manager

We are a leading engineering company with a unique and extremely innovative product aimed at the automotive industry.

Due to the recent transition from purely an R&D business into volume manufacturing we have an urgent requirement for a Quality Manager to lead all quality related processes and implement a new QMS / quality management system from scratch.

Key responsibilities:
- Responsible for component and assembly appraisal of our prototype in-house machined and bought out parts and assemblies.

- Responsibility for our quality management system.

- Sign off authority for QA approval of drawings for release.

- Support to our design for manufacture engineers on quality and tolerancing matters.

- Working with supply chain partners on the development of quality work plans.

- Working with our assembly partner on assembly quality matters.

For this role you will need to have:
- Minimum HNC in an engineering discipline.

- Product engineering experience in castings, tight tolerance machining, fabrication, metal forming and assembly.

It is unlikely that candidates with less than 10 years' experience will be appropriate for this role.

- Experience in the implementation of QMS systems in particular in the automotive environment.

- Good knowledge of materials and properties and surface treatments.

- Experience of cross-functional interfaces between R&D, Quality, Manufacturing engineering, production and in-field applications.

- [Proficient in DFM, DFA, FMEA.]
- Must have experience involving new product introduction.

- Experience of developing and establishing process capability and controls both internally and in the supply base.

- Experience in using Six Sigma, Lean and CI tools would be an advantage.

- Previous experience in a multi-site, multi-national environment would also be an advantage.

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £neg. DOE + Benefits
  • Location: Coventry, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Orion Electrotech Ltd
  • Tel: 0118 9239 239
  • Fax: 0118 9753 332
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  • Posted: 2016-08-16 09:37:14 -

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