Quality Assurance Manager

DR Newitt
£35,000 per annum
16 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

Are you ready for the next stage of your Quality career?

My client is a major plastics manufacturer based in Nottinghamshire, looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to provide day to day leadership and control of the QA team.

The Role:

  • Determine, negotiate and agree on in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications.
  • Carry out independent quality checks within production and warehouses to ensure product specifications and in-house testing are followed.
  • Plan and organise customer audits.
  • Be lead auditee for all customer specific and regulatory audits.
  • Investigate, liaise, determine route cause analysis and implement preventative action for customer complaints and Non-conformances.
  • Conduct independent PPE audits.
  • Conduct independent warehouse and goods out checks.
  • Update on-line portals with product information and testing.
  • Manage and update Sedex Global account, as and when required.
  • Control and manage product testing.
  • Work with production management and staff to ensure housekeeping standards are met.
  • Work with production team to create new methods of working
  • Work in conjunction with other departments to establish procedures for the production, packaging and palletising of new products.
  • Work together with operating staff to establish, improve and introduce new ways of working.
  • Act as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality.
  • Monitor performance through reports and independent audits.
  • Have a good awareness of health and safety and be part of the H&S committee.
  • Investigate and work with health and safety committee to establish standards for quality and H&S.
  • Identify and determine training needs.
  • Have a good understanding of Goods In and Goods out.
  • Engage with other departments to continuously improve working methods.
  • Any other duties that are deemed quality critical.

The Candidate:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant Quality Control / Assurance experience
  • A confident individual who is IT competent                       
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics                                                                    
  • Drive and passion for the Quality of the products and customer fulfilment
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced customer focused environment
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Team working Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Ability to lead and engage
  • Ability to challenge and motivate
  • Ability to facilitate and deliver training

What’s on Offer?

  • A salary of around £35,000 per annum
  • Monday–Friday - 8:30-17:00
  • 20 Days Holidays + 8 Statutory Holidays

If the above role could be of interest and you would like further information, please call Sully (Sulaimaan Akhtar) at D R Newitt Recruitment on 0131 226 5060 or send an email over to sulaimaan.akhtar@drnewitt.com.

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