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Quality Manager - Advanced Materials Job in Wales South
Quality Manager – Advanced Materials
£45-50k plus benefits
Our client is a global technology company that develops and manufactures nanomaterials such as Graphene. They work closely with their customers to incorporate their products into a range of functional materials to enhance and improve performance and properties. The company is now moving to full commercialisation and has signed a number of exciting agreements. Due to this they are now recruiting for a Quality Manager to oversee all aspects of production at their two UK sites.
Responsible for providing clear leadership for the development of an effective Quality Management System.
Develop quality-process links with customers in line with the QMS including ISO14001 / ISO9001 / ISO13485 / OHAS 18001.
Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Controls Plans, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) processes and oversee continued compliance and embedding across the business.
Responsible for maintaining relationships with customers and suppliers to maximise profit potential and ensure efficiency.
Manage the audit programme as well as supplier development and improvement and play a key role in ensuring project deliveries.
Work proactively with all Directors, Managers, Supervisors and Employees, to maintain a programme of continual improvement within their areas of responsibility.
Lead a ‘correct at source’ and problem-solving methodology (Lean). Lead the team to achieve quality targets for customers and business goals.
Degree educated in an appropriate discipline such as Science or Engineering.
Significant relevant experience of working in Quality Assurance.
Lead auditor certified for ISO9001 and/or ISO13485 would be an advantage.
Experience of developing and implementing QMS system in line with ISO9001 and ISO13485.
Experience of working in a manufacturing development environment. Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing skills.
Management of, and liaison with, internal and external suppliers.
Knowledge and practical application of KPIs and metrics.
Understanding of basic chemistry is an added advantage.
Membership of an industry related professional body such as CQI desirable.