Quality Lead / Site Quality Manager

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
18 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Lead / Site Quality Manager

**Permanent Position**

**Competitive annual salary**

**25 days holiday & competitive pension scheme**

**Herefordshire – Bromyard, Hereford, Worcester**

Are you an experienced Senior Quality professional? If so, my client is keen to add to their growing work force. Based in Herefordshire our client have supplied part production to automotive OEM’s for a number of years. They are looking for bright and ambitious individuals

Quality Lead / Site Quality Manager

Primary Job Responsibilities

·Manage all quality-related issues within the manufacturing team (e.g. internal, supplier, customer and customer warranty)

·Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues

·Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards

·Carry out product and process auditing

·Ensure control plans and associated documentation are implemented effectively and maintained

·Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators including scrap monitoring, rework levels, parts per million (PPM) figures

·Stop production in the event of manufacture of unacceptable goods/processes

·Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management system (IATF16949/ISO9001)

·Write product test procedures

·Undertake special projects as required

·Assist with training of quality awareness

·Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system

·Assist with first off sample approvals

·Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), and Measurement System Analysis

·Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to current products in meeting customer requirements

·Participate in the development and refinement of Design and Process FMEA’s (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)

·Manage and coordinate customer PPM (Parts per Million), internal PPM, internal problem solving on time, cost recovery and supplier warranty indicators

·Lead quality audits

·Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends that concern product quality

·Quality control of work by appropriate reviews (customer concern effectiveness audits)

·Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to customer base

·Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends

·Produce written reports and make presentations

·Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems

·Independently determine approach and assigned tasks

People Management

·Lead and/or support groups of technicians and engineers

·Provide guidance to other team members

·Train both team and broader organisation members

Relationship Management

·Support regular inspection meetings with representatives from appropriate departments to establish an action plan for improving build quality and reducing internal failure

·Communicate efficiently throughout the shop floor and with own and customer’s management

·Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers

Quality Lead / Site Quality Manager

·Proven experience in tier 1 or OEM automotive quality, preferably with at least two years at Quality manager / senior quality engineer level.

·Extensive audit experience, good working knowledge of IATF16949 and VDA standards. Lead Auditor status an advantage

·Previous experience of working within mould, assembly and aesthetic paint is an advantage.

·Candidate must be a strong, highly focused, self-motivated individual who works well under pressure and is able to organize and inspire a team.

·Extensive knowledge of core tools and GD&T principles is essential.

·Exercise substantial initiative/judgement in work methods and interpreting goals

·Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/84795037

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