Quality Manager

£25,000 per annum
12 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Manager
Circa £30,000 plus company benefits

Job objective

Provide clear leadership in the development of quality-process links with customers in line with the QMS which include ISO14001, ISO 9001 & BRC/IoP. You will be responsible for maintaining relationships with customers and suppliers to maximise profit and ensure efficiency. Manage audit programme as well as supplier development and improvement and be responsible for:

•Coach, develop and manage the quality assurance team
•Manage customer complaints, driving a swift response to the customer
•Identify and agree any projects which could improve the quality of the process or product
•Identify product Innovation solutions that improve line efficiency or product quality
•Coach and develop problem solving techniques within production teams
•Devising and establishing the company's quality procedures, standards and specifications
•Conduct supplier evaluations, specifying quality requirements of raw materials
•Monitor non-conformances, drive root cause analysis projects and implement preventive / corrective actions as necessary
•Be responsible across all aspects of the business for ensuring that all employees take quality seriously
•Monitor quality control results, work with internal departments to ensure test methods and procedures are correct
•Manage KPI's, create reports to be shared with suppliers, internal departments and customers

To be considered for this role, you must:

•Have knowledge of BRC packaging and/or food standard
•Understand ISO 9001 and the QMS
•Possess experience in a manufacturing background / FMCG /food environment
•Be driven to implement change and have a good understanding of modern lean manufacturing techniques
•Have the ability to deal with shop floor employees as well as management and directors and be able to coach, train and lead

Located in Telford this position is commutable from Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Cannock, Willenhall, Walsall

To apply for this position please call Jayne Vaughan on or apply on line. If you have not received feedback in 14 days please deem your application as unsuccessful

Ethero staffing provides both permanent and temporary recruitment services to local businesses. With the simple ethos of local people for local jobs we aim to ensure that we support the local employment market whenever possible with targeted local advertising strategies and maximised local networking operations. Ethero Staffing's standard service provision ranks amongst the most competitive in the UK market place:- - Highly competitive charge rates - if we can save you money we will. - Industry leading service guarantees to underline our belief in our ability - Forward provisions for contingency planning for clients using high volumes of staff - Candidate assessments specifically designed for a client or even a single job - Repeat customer discounts and long term contract cost reductions