Quality Director

Yorkshire and the Humber
70000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual
21 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Reporting directly into the company's Operations Director, this role is key to the continued development of the companies quality function. The role has direct responsibility over the leadership and development over the Quality Manager, a team of Senior/Quality Engineers and Inspectors over the companies UK headquarters with the capacity for development within group. The main function of the role is to ensure that quality plans are generated, implemented across the business and sustainable for each customer product type whilst maintaining exceptional compliance with Quality Accreditations.

Responsible for managing customer quality reviews. Also, it is key that relationships are developed with key customer contacts to ensure that any issues are also highlighted on a day to day basis and in-turn investigated. Manage both internal audits and also have responsibility over external or regulatory audits. Formulate product quality plans and publish across the business / supply to customer. Successfully manage non-conformance activities across the feedback ensuring that the processes are robust / transparent and that processes are fully utilised across the business.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be educated to at least HNC / HND in Quality or Mechanical Engineering or related subject, candidates with a formal quality qualification will also be at a distinct advantage. You will have the ability to successfully improve quality product and process. It is essential you have worked to ISO 9001 standards in excess of 5 years in order to ensure certification. Experience of Six Sigma and problem solving tools is essential and those with Green or Black Belt certification will generally take better to the role than those without. The role is heavily customer focused so the candidate must be able to demonstrate a high level of capability and success in a heavily customer focused environment. Ideally candidates should have experience of managing either multisite teams or site based with over 10 direct reports.

APQP Champion.

Our Client

Our client is an established, market leading electronics manufacturing organisation with a global reach.

Key Words:

Head of Quality, Quality Director, Group Quality Manager, Electronics