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Quality Manager

Salary: £70,000

Location: Birmingham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Birmingham Management

We are currently recruiting for a global automotive firm at their manufacturing site in Birmingham. Client Details Our client is a leading automotive manufacturer with a European reach. They boast a diverse customer base, supplying into a number of OEMs locally. Following significant new orders, the business has re-shaped their management team to create a more defined approach to Quality and New Product Introduction and the successful Quality Manager will be a driving force in bringing through this change. Description Lead small team of 8 quality engineers across problem resolution, NPI and plant quality assurance Provide strategic leadership to the Quality team Be first point of contact for all OEM and internal customer concerns Instigation of 8D activity following customer concern and delegation of work to team thereafter Utilise data of quality defects to improve quality processes Identify area for quality improvements Utilisation of six sigma/ lean tools to increase efficiencies and improve site quality Maintain and develop the QMS and quality structure Ensure compliance with IATF 16949 system requirements Work closely with other internal business function to aid in NPI activities across APQP and PPAP submissions Profile Background as an automotive Quality Manager/ Head of Quality Excellent knowledge of quality systems with particular focus on IATF16949 Natural leader and comfortable managing team of engineers encompassing Supplier Quality, Plant Quality and Metrology Effective communicator at all levels Fluency with quality problem solving tools Ability to train and develop team Command of lean six sigma tools - green belt certification preferred Job Offer Excellent salary for the succesful Quality Manager, ranging from £60,000 - £70,000 DOE + package N.B We will be shortlisting this position between WC 20/09 and 04/10


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