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Head of Quality, UK


Job Description:

We are partnered with a global business which are a staple within the world of chemical engineering, this diverse and collaborative work-culture now calls for an experienced Quality Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis as their new UK Head of Quality 

The UK Head of Quality is an integral position for the team as you will take overall responsibility for the Quality Engineering at the Reading facility, however projects that this business work on are fed from the USA sites, so your Quality Management experience will play a key part in the global entity of the business. 

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining a division-wide, IATF16949ISO9001 and ISO14001 compliant program, to assure that all products manufactured meet customer and company specifications and achieve superior quality and reliability levels. Business systems will mirror and comply with the Corporation’s objectives, external regulations and guidelines as well as customer contracts, specifications and general quality requirements. Additionally, this role ensures the EHS programs are fully implemented, monitored and compliant with applicable regulations.


This position is charged with ensuring all the Quality Assurance Systems are fully implemented and monitored and the Quality Control Procedure and Practice are standardized and followed. This role is responsible for the ongoing analytical assessment of all materials, certification of their performance to customers, management of the IATF program and related Quality Control program and staff. This leadership role is accountable to multiple manufacturing locations. This role is the Quality expert for the location. Hence, is responsible for staffing and training of personnel in QA/QC. 


It is an essential criteria for this position that you have experience of working in the Automotive industry within Quality Management as well as experience of working and leading IATF 16949 Quality Standards.

**As a polite notice, any applications submitted where that cannot be demonstrated will not be shortlisted, due to the clear criteria our client has outlined. 

Company Benefits Include: 

25 Days Holiday 

Company Pension 


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    25 Days Holiday, Company Pension

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

  • Educational level

    'A' level/Higher or equivalent