Position: Quality Manager
The Purpose of the Role:
The Quality Manager is a key role that ensures that the Quality Management System (QMS) is implemented throughout the Greenford site, is fit for purpose across all company functions and that approvals are maintained.
The Quality Manager is Accountable for ensuring that:
*The site Quality Management System is fit for purpose, correctly implemented within their area of responsibility;
*Reporting is carried out as determined by the Business Quality Manager.
*Staff are proactively managed in accordance with company policies.
The Quality Manager is responsible for ensuring, within their area of responsibility, that:
*Quality objectives are deployed and communicated;
*The business is supported in maintaining its QMS 3rd party approval;
The main duties of the site Quality Manager will be:
*Maintenance, oversight and implementation of the QMS policies and procedures;
*Supporting the Business Quality Manager in implementation of the BMS Transition Project;
*Guidance and support to all staff, as to their discharging of their Quality responsibilities.
*Act as the site focal point for provision of Quality advice to projects and manufacturing, throughout the project / manufacturing life cycles;
*Planning, managing and hosting internal, supplier, customer and 3rd party audits;
*Reviewing of internal and external Quality documents for content and suitability, and advising affected staff appropriately;
*Review deliverable documentation;
*Assessment of suitability of contracted support within area of responsibility.
*Promoting Quality awareness in the business, providing bespoke training as required.
*Leading and supporting all aspects of Supplier QA activities.
*Assist the Quality Auditor in defining and conducting audits, including supplier audits, as part of the business's internal audit plan.
Line Manager for 2 Quality Engineers and 2 Quality Inspectors.
Education / Qualifications
*Degree in a relevant subject (Quality, Engineering or Computer Science) or equivalent Quality qualification/experience.
*Audit qualification or experience.
*Understanding of Quality systems
*Knowledge of the relevant Quality standards / legislation for electronics systems design
*Knowledge of engineering and project management lifecycles
*Knowledge of Quality Standards, ISO 9001, (ideally 2015), or AS9100, TS 16949.
*Knowledge of common defence standards, including DEF STAN 05-57, 05-61.
*Experience of QA from defence, aerospace, automotive, nuclear, or similar sectors.
*Demonstrable experience of applying Quality practices and standards to system design.
*Experience of assessing Certificate of Conformity compliance documentation
*Experience of assessing and inputting to electronic system design to meet legislative and contractual Quality standards.
*Experience of team management
*Experience of acting as an independent member of a project team
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