Quality Manager job at Zenith People

Quality Manager

County Durham
Posted 3 weeks ago

Zenith People are working with our client who are looking to recruit an experienced QHSE Manager on a permanent basis.  You will take responsibility for the strategic and pragmatic development, implementation, and improvement of the company quality systems to ensure full compliance with all customer and internal requirements whilst facilitating consistent adherence to regulatory requirements.


The role responsibilities:

  • Define targets
  • Manage and develop the QHSE team as a whole
  • Work with various departments across the business to ensure all product, process and legal requirements are defined and met.
  • Improve and maintain the company’s Quality Management System (QMS), procedures.
  • Define the company’s audit programme
  • Drive continuous improvement to remove errors, reduce scrap and solve customer
  • Define and support the company’s external Supply Chain requirements regarding product quality to meet the above.
  • Ensure that all equipment is calibrated and optimised for use whilst effectively managing customer returns and all non-conformances
  • Reporting of quality metrics from shopfloor to Board level.
  • Develop the relevant quality tools
  • To undertake any other duties appropriate to the level of the post, as required.


The person we’re looking for:

  • Educated to degree level in an Engineering discipline.
  • Certified Lead Auditor ISO9001: 2015 • IOSH Level 3
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a Senior QA role in a Manufacturing /Engineering business.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the implementation and maintenance of core quality tools: PFLOW, PFMEA, CPLAN, DFMEA, SPC, MSA, PPAP & APQP.
  • Proven experience in driving continuous quality improvement and creating an advanced quality culture through improvement techniques such as Kaizen & 6 Sigma.
  • Demonstrable customer relation skills
  • Proven ability to train others in APQP (SPC, MSA, FMEA, PPAP).
  • Experience of Developing a business level QMS system
  • IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management.
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health.
  • Educated to master’s degree level. Six sigma Black Belt certification.
  • 5 years’ experience of QHSE Manager working with IATF 16949:2016
  • Experience and competencies in hazard Identification, risk management and compliance management.
  • Certified COSHH assessment officer.
  • Background knowledge & experience in: PUWER, LOLER, Fire Safety, Safe Systems of Work, EHS Auditing & Inspections, solid understanding of Legal Regulations & Standards Register.
  • ISO14001 Management System.
  • ISO45001 Management System.
  • Detailed, current knowledge and application of black belt tools.
  •  Ability to support multiple projects at a given time.
  • Knowledge / experience in using Minitab, VBa and Power B


By applying for this opportunity, you agree that Zenith People Ltd may share your details with the end client at the shortlist stage. If you have the relevant skills and the drive to enhance your career, we would love to speak with you. Apply now or give us a call – 0191 428 6444.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering and Manufacturing
Salary£50,000 - £60,000

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