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Quality Manager

Ref #: LJ32175
Location: Abergavenny Abergavenny Abergavenny NP7
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 £
Sector: Manufacturing, Engineering, Electronics, Semiconductor
Type: Permanent
Quality Manager April Quest 2021-10-06

A well-established business, manufacturing detection and monitoring equipment are looking for a Quality Manager to join their growing team in South Wales. The business has grown significantly over the last 5 years, and this role reflects the need to strengthen and expand the quality function for future growth.



Good pension scheme and holiday allowance, healthcare, cycle to work scheme, bonus scheme


Info about what the role entails

The Quality Manager will be responsible for leading the continuous improvement of the existing quality function. The successful candidate will be responsible function and improving control over business processes. They will also be responsible creating he overall TQM strategy, which will transform the focus towards Total Quality practices driving a culture change to improve measured quality performance in all areas of the business.


Some key responsibilities also include:


  • Communicate and implement the strategy
  • Work with the Management Team and functional managers to review performance  to identify and correct weaknesses and failures
  • Lead Root Cause Analysis investigations to enable fact-based decision-making for problem resolution
  • Define KPI’s, measure quality performance and drive accountability through the organisation
  • Conduct PFMEA, and support Run-At-Rate, First-off builds and PPAP submissions
  • Create an integrated quality system to capture new thinking and Lessons Learnt
  • To take the lead in developing and implementing with Purchasing, a Supplier Development Programme which measures, reports and improves supply quality and performance

Essential Requirements of the Quality Manager


  • Degree qualified in a STEM subject
  • The Quality Manager will have at least 5 years’ experience managing quality in a complex engineering environment
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or higher
  • Experience gained working for a company that manufacture electronic products and services



Nice to Have Requirements of the Quality Manager


  • Root Cause Analysis Leader certification



If you feel you are suitable and interested in this role, APPLY NOW with an up to date CV. We also pay referral fees if you can suggest another suitable person that isn’t already known to us.


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