Quality Manager

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £60000 per annum
Contact: Charlotte Tyrer
Call: Charlotte
Reference: BBBH5164_1637077745
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Quality Manager

£60,000 Per Annum


Days Only

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Quality Manager to work at their facility based near Liverpool

Performance Objectives

  • Responsible for team development, planning and execution including resource planning for future requirements.
  • Implementation of quality methods and practices across the plant
  • Responsible to lead cross functional teams to aid problem solving, utilising proven methodologies to identify, implement and validate permanent solutions
  • Management of warranty quality concerns and drive warranty reduction initiatives
  • Develop KPIs, monitor quality planning and tracking activities
  • Define scope of quality projects, determine business case and define success criteria
  • Deliver departmental objectives
  • Support New Project Introduction instilling a clear quality standard and expectation in related activities, i.e. design feasibility, requirements planning, FMEA, DFMA, lessons learnt etc
  • Responsible for generation, implementation and monitoring of pre-production and production control plan
  • Support process flow generation, facility and equipment planning requirements
  • Ensure clear definition and agreement of product and process relevant dimensional strategy (for example gauge concepts, SC/CCs, etc)
  • Approve pre-production and production parts and paperwork prior to shipment
  • Support supplier quality related activities
  • Responsible for ISO 9001 Certification and all requirements within the standard
  • Work with compliance team to ensure all regulatory and legislative requirements are met
  • Support Certification for ISO14001, ISO50001 & ISO45001

Person Specification

  • Extensive knowledge of advanced quality planning / core tools (including FMEA, APQP)
  • Experience in root cause analysis tools, 8D, Ishikawa, Fishbone
  • Good working knowledge of quality management systems (ISO9000, ISO14001, ISO50001 & ISO45001)
  • A background in Automotive Manufacturing would be a distinct advantage but not a pre-requisite
  • Previous team / departmental management experience
  • Good managerial and communication skills
  • Excellent team leader and team player
  • Excellent Computer Literacy including MS-Office
  • 5 years of experience in operations, of which 3 years in a quality management related position with an emphasis on quality improvement
  • Qualified to engineering degree level (Desirable) or equivalent experience.
  • A self-starter able to identify key initiatives and act on them
  • A team motivator with a 'can do' attitude and the ability to deliver
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, work to tight deadlines under pressure, prioritise tasks and make confident decisions
  • Hands-on / "Go see" approach to shopfloor issues
  • Good problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Commercially aware


Please send your CV and call Charlotte at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 16/12/2021

"By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy."