Quality Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
£45,000 per annum
12 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Manager position at a globally recognised Tier 1 automotive manufacturer in the West Midlands. The successful candidate will lead a team that encompasses customer-facing, quality systems, plant quality assurance engineers, and this role will be responsible for all quality-related operations.

Client Details

Our client is a leading automotive supplier with JIT operations across the globe. They are now looking for a Quality Manager with experience in trim work for their West Midlands site.


  • The Quality Manager will lead small team of 3-4 quality engineers
  • Be first point of contact for all OEM and internal customer concerns
  • Instigation of 8d activity following customer concern and delegation of work to team thereafter
  • Audit systems and processes to TS16949 standard
  • Utilise data of quality defects to improve quality processes
  • Identify area for quality improvements
  • Utilisation of six sigma/ lean tools to increase efficiencies and improve site quality
  • Maintain and develop the QMS and quality structure
  • Ensure compliance with TS6949 system requirements
  • Work closely with other internal business function to aid in NPI activities across APQP and PPAP submissions


  • Background in automotive quality with knowledge of plastic injection moulding ideal
  • Excellent knowledge of quality systems with particular focus on TS16949
  • Natural leader and comfortable managing small team of engineers
  • Strong communicator internally and in liaison with demanding OEM customers
  • Excellent grip of quality problem solving tools across 8d, 5Whys and root cause analysis
  • Ability to train and develop team
  • Strong command of lean six sigma tools - green belt certification preferred

Job Offer

Salary from £50,000 - £60,000 + benefits

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