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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Quality Systems Manager


Job Description:

Salary is flexible DOE, skill-set, related experience and capabilities.

Relocation costs considered for those wishing to relocate to the south coast.

Business / Support Function: QUALITY



Maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS).

·Management representative reporting to senior leadership for Quality related issues that could potentially impact customer performance or compliance to the relevant standards withing the QMS

·Maintain all work instructions and end user assessments for processes, ensuring that the agreed practice is reflected accurately in the Quality Management System.

·Directly accountable for end-to-end business processes


·As defined in the QMS signatories procedure.

·To remove a supplier from the supplier approval list as a result of unacceptable quality performance.

·Place product on hold to remove risk of non conforming product leaving Our Client.

·To advise on product recalls from the marketplace due to a critical breach of quality or safety conformance.

·Define plans / targets for their team as appropriate aligned with Company goals / strategy, and ensure that staff have the tools, development and structure to achieve high performance within their job role



·Must be a team player in the Quality group & wider business to enable continuous improvement.

·Provide monthly reports to the Head of Quality.

·To manage, lead and develop their direct reports in line with Company policies and procedures.

·To maintain sensitive and confidential employee information in a secure manner in compliance with the Data Protection Act

·Documented procedures must be followed in all instances, with transactions being processed with clarity and accuracy. Opportunities for improvement and / or process changes will be embarked upon in a manner consistent with company protocol and in line with departmental and holistic business requirements.

·Quality Systems Manager must have strong technical skills with a background in manufacturing (electronic & / or mechanical engineering).

·Quality Systems Manager must be familiar with and have working knowledge of the following standards: ISO 9001 (QMS), ISO 14001 (Environmental), ISO 80079/34 (Explosive Atmosphere standard)

·Quality Systems Manager must have robust internal / external auditing skills (qualified / certified in audit management)

·Quality Systems Manager will act as the Quality / Environmental business process owner for Our Client and have the ability to chair & drive meeting output at the leadership level.

·Quality Systems Manager must be a driving force across the business, visible and influential with proactive thinking (demonstrates continuous improvement behaviours)

·The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not restrictive and the post holder may be required to undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time. Any such duties should not, however, substantially change the general character of the post


·Manage all changes in legislation for the requirements of the ISO9001 and 14001 standards.

·Manage all 3rd parties audits including follow-up to closure of all related observations, improvements, major and minor non-conformance corrective and preventive action.

·Manage certification in accordance with the document control system from 3rd party bodies relating to the Quality & Environmental system management accreditation.

Quality Management System

·Manage the internal party audit program including follow-up to closure of all related observations, improvements, major and minor non-conformance corrective and preventive action.

·Champion Environmental and QMS continuous improvement process in line with Our Client's KPI's and objectives.

·Maintaining the documented QMS.

·Establish an integrated Quality Management System (H&S, Environmental and Quality)

·Support "Sustainability" initiatives.


·Liaising with customer's auditors and ensuring the execution of corrective action and that Our Client meet compliance requirements with customer's specifications.

Supply Quality Assurance

·Manage and maintain the Our Client's quality inspection and product release programs for incoming and in-process materials and components (Material Control Document)

·Maintain and continually improve the vendor rating system with purchasing to include environmental, H&S and quality keys points along with Purchasing requirements.

·Representative from Quality to assess and agree the use of a new supplier. (You can delegate audit responsibility to internally approved auditors but final sign off is the responsibility of this function)

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other