Quality Manager

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Highly competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Major Supplier Of Domestic Lighting For Retail

Quality Manager required to provide technical support/liaison between the company’s UK-based commercial and product development departments, off-shore manufacturing facilities and specific customer’s buying offices. Responsibility will be assumed for all areas of product safety, quality and legal compliance along with other quality, ethical and environmental processes/standards as required.

Main responsibilities:

  • Preparation/scheduling of test laboratory sample submissions and resolving any subsequent non-compliances found during testing.
  • Liaising with product design and development to pre-empt possible test failures.
  • Origination and maintenance of appropriate technical files/archives.
  • Working with suppliers overseas to ensure relevant technical standards are met and understood.
  • Assisting factories in preparation for 3rd party audits and ensuring necessary corrective actions are  planned/implemented.
  • Preparing technical documentation for use during 3rd party pre-shipment inspections.
  • Proofing of technical product labeling, packaging and consumer installation instruction manuals.
  • Establishing traceability of natural materials to source and verifying sustainability claims.

Ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role supplying home wares or electrical products into retail.
  • Have a thorough understanding of current legislation affecting consumer products including LVD, GPSR, REACH, RoHS, WEEE, Packaging Waste etc.
  • Have experience of social compliance and technical factory auditing both in the UK and overseas plus knowledge of SEDEX.
  • Have a strong attention to detail, be well organized and able to work unsupervised to tight deadlines.

Competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience.