A rare opportunity for an experienced individual to take full responsibility of a quality department for a well established and highly respected automotive SME based in West Northants, utilising a continuous improvement and defect prevention approach
As QM, with direct reporting in to the MD, you will set, promote and monitor standards of quality performance throughout the entire business. This includes reviewing current work practices and identifying improvement areas, as well as developing and implementing new and revised quality management systems.
A key part of the job is also conducting and managing internal and external quality audits to ensure compliance for accreditations including ISO14001, ISO 9001 and IATF6949. Also customer site visits and delivering presentations as required.
The QM oversees and manages an experienced quality team comprising QE and inspection staff. and participates in HR related matters such as appraisals, training needs and grievance.
Familiarity of typical engineering processes used in metal manipulation and fabrication such as CNC milling, turning, welding and press work is an essential requirement for this strategic management role. A competitive salary, pension, private medical and life insurance is on offer to the successful candidate.