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£35000 - £40000 per annum

Blackpool, England, North West

Quality Manager


Are you an experienced Quality Manager looking for a new role in Blackpool? Do you have qualifications in Mechanical Engineering? Are you experienced and have the training to back you up with 6 sigma / Lean? Is raising 8D corrective actions something you are familiar with or have experience in doing? Have you got a "can do" attitude with strong team and communication abilities? Can you work well under pressure whilst working in cross functional teams, driving continuous improvements? If you have answered "YES" to the above questions then this position may be for you, please continue reading and hit apply if you are happy with all the information provided. Duties will include; *Manage the Quality Management system and ensure fully compliant to the requirements of ISO 9001 (current standard is ISO9001:2015) *Carry out and or lead audits required to maintain quality systems. *To liaise with Production Management & Support day to day production in achieving quality and performance targets *Work directly with suppliers to close out quality concerns, raising 8D corrective actions *Support New Product introduction, setting up of new manufacturing cells, jigs, fixtures and managing change in process. *Support Production Engineers to ensure work method instructions are raised, documented accurate and briefed to employees. *Provide Top level warranty and production analysis raising potential red flags for cross functional team investigation, drive improvement action *Making visible - key quality metrics to the organisation *Liaise with Production Management & Engineering Team to (coordinate) ensure COSHH and Risk assessments are in place *Create and drive strategy for managing low risk supplier quality back to the supply base (remove goods inward inspection) *Coordinate Supplier Approval Validation, comparing and validating samples drawings, specifications 2D and 3D models. Liaise with suppliers to ensure components are supplied correct to specification *Coordinate with NPD Design Engineers to approve first off (new parts/changes) submissions Candidates that apply that are suitable for the position will be contacted via telephone and given additional information on the job and the company. Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 35 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries. Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.