Engineering

Quality Manager

Contract Full Time

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Quality Manager
Interim position until end of year
Will look at PAYE and Umbrella
Cradley, Halesowen
 

Our client who are a leading tier 1 automotive manufacturing business need an Interim Quality Manager to support them to at least the end of the year.
 
Skills and Experience needed:

Plastic Moulding experience is essential.
Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Tier 1 experience in Manufacturing, Quality or Engineering.
IATF 16949 system management and auditing
6 Sigma methodology (minimum Green Belt) preferred
Project management skills
PMFEA, Control Plan, Flow Charts, 8D and A3 and supplier management.
Ability to establish and maintain good customer relationships 
Essential responsibilities:

Lead and improve the business system aligned to the requirements of IATF16949 and Quality System requirements.
Support New Product Launch and STP (Standard Transition Process) through Quality Engineering preparation of new part samples, PPAP documentation including Control Plans, Process Quality Requirements, product layouts and calibration requirements
Validate quality processes by establishing product specifications and quality attributes; measuring production; documenting evidence; determining operational and performance qualification; writing and updating quality assurance procedures.
Build customer relationships and satisfaction through frequent proactive visits and correspondence and reacting promptly to any customer complaint.
Proactively work with customer and plant employees to anticipate and address problems and issues before they occur.
Develops quality assurance plans to improve repeatability, reducing Cost of Non-Conformance by conducting risk assessments; identifying critical control points and preventive measures; establishing standards, monitoring procedures, implementing corrective actions driven through A3, 8D and QOS tools, and verification procedures to sustain improvements.
Achieve quality assurance operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identifying and resolving problems; completing audits; determining system improvements; implementing change.
Meets quality departmental financial objectives by estimating requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
Maintains and improves product quality by leveraging Continual Improvement Framework and Problem Solving Methodology; completing product, company, system, compliance, and surveillance audits; investigating customer complaints using 8D methodology ; collaborating with other members of management to develop new product and engineering designs, and manufacturing and training methods

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