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Quality Manager in Greatham, Hampshire


Greatham, Hampshire





Are you an experienced Quality Manager looking for a new opportunity? I'm currently recruiting a permanent position based in Greatham. The role offers a competitive salary and is looking for someone as soon as possible!


* To ensure that the Product & Service the company provides is fit for purpose and meets both external
& internal requirements, including legal compliance & customer specific requirements.
* To monitor and advise on the performance of the Quality Management System (QMS) & produce &
report data on performance of the QMS, measuring this data against set indicators.
* To liaise with other Department Managers and staff throughout the company to ensure that the QMS
is functioning properly.
* Responsible for providing appropriate quality metrics regarding Supplier Control and Approval.
* Supervises the customer complaint process to ensure that the Process is followed.
* Where appropriate, the Quality Manager advises on changes and their implementation and provides
training, tools, and techniques to enable others to achieve Acceptable Quality Levels.
* Develop relationships with Suppliers and work with Purchasing Department to establish quality
objectives, Control Plans, and develop further opportunities.
* Ensure in conjunction with the Environmental Representative, compliance with national and
international standards and legislation including ELV, RoHS, REACH etc.
* Assist in the application of environmental and health and safety standards.
* Update quality procedures and the quality manual ensuring company-wide understanding, compliance
and development.
* Identify relevant quality-related training needs and deliver training to maintain the effectiveness of the
business's activities.
* Overview of all quality concerns and ensure the execution of effective corrective action and
compliance with customers' specifications.
* Monitor, control, and resolution of Non-Conforming Materials.
* Plan and conduct Internal audits in accordance with authorised Schedule / Plan.
* Oversee calibration of measuring and test equipment.
* Conduct ISIRs and other sample-based inspections and approval.
* Oversee and conduct test and inspection activities.
* Liaise with 3rd party certification body regarding visit assessment and observations reported by them,
ensuring timely clearance.
* Manage a small team in the Quality Department.
* Maintains familiarity with the security-related compliance requirements and regulatory compliance
requirements in accordance with the agreement between Bluechip including ISO27000, Privacy, Data
Protection, SOX and other relevant ITS.
* Confirms and assists IT Department documents contractually in-scope IT controls, processes, and
reporting requirements.
* Reviews the adequacy of the IT control process documentation.
* Coordinates implementation of IT controls processes and reporting.
* Regularly validates implementation of IT controls process evidence submission.
* Determines audit readiness based on compliance status.


* 5+ years of hands on involvement with maintenance and improvement of a Quality Systems
Management System in the Automotive Sector (IATF16949); Experience in Aerospace, Medical Device
and Industrial industries may be additionally beneficial.
* Familiarity with Regulations, Directives and Standards published by, ISO, IATF, MDS, etc.
* Good Technical writing and oral communication skills.
* Knowledgeable of Statistical Process Control & knowledge of Statistical Analysis Techniques.
* Firm grasp of product/process validation requirements and methods.
* Strong leadership skills.
* Excellent organisational skills.
* Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or other technical area, or well documented equivalent
experience associated with Automotive Tier 1 supplier.
* Qualified IATF16949 Internal Auditor (ISO Certified Lead Auditor certification is desirable).
* Certified Quality Engineer (CQE/CQI) or Green/Black Belt Six Sigma are desirable.
* Experienced in ensuring Risk and Opportunity are balanced
Essential Skills:
* Be able to participate and provide assurance that core automotive tools knowledge including FMEA,
SPC, MSA, Control Plans and PPAP elements are appropriately used.
* Demonstrate strong auditing skills
* Be able to effectively communicate and persuade others of the needs and intentions of every
Employee complying with the QMS.


Annual leave

Competitive Pension scheme

Secure income


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 116552_1668157698
Date posted 11 November 2022

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