Quality Manager job vacancy

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

Overview: Quality Manager job vacancy in Lancashire recruiting now

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Employer: Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Quality Manager position based in Bolton. Senior management role with a growing manufacturing company

Client Details

Our client is a growing industrial manufacturing company based in Bolton


Leadership, management and development of the Quality Department to achieve business plan objectives. Responsible for on time manufacturing of high quality products through leadership of employees, planning and execution of work, measurement and development of employee performance and support of management strategies and policies. Maintain positive employee relations, facilitate employee training and ensure a safe working environment. Responsible for supporting implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques, in line with the company Lean Programme).

Leadership, management and development of the site Quality Team, including all plant and group KPIs

Full operational and budget responsibility for the department

Effectively manage the Quality Management System including Group, customer and product specific integrations, where applicable

Develop and implement key performance indicators, in line with Group objectives, to drive business improvements across the site

Ensure timely management of internal and external system and product non conformities.

Conduct and manage product/process and system audits.

Ensure that the latest copies of applicable Corporate, External, Customer Specific and legislative expectations are available and appropriately communicated to all relevant departments.

Facilitate Cross Functional Quality Performance Reviews with key stakeholders

Drive improved quality within the supply chain, working closely with key strategic suppliers to improve performance

Support and facilitate continuous improvement activities within the site, working cross functionally on site and across other locations.

Lead the Tier Reporting Process across Quality and report through to Plant level

Establish key strategic activity required to develop the team in line with overall business objectives.

Develop and implement significant improvements in department wide processes, procedures and systems.

Manage and lead staff in an efficient and flexible manner, ensuring all necessary training and development has been performed and necessary qualifications are in place.

Mentor staff in an approachable and constructive manner.

Support NPI projects working closely with other departments to ensure successful introduction into Production

Health and Safety awareness will be amongst your main priorities, and Health and Safety guidelines should be actively adhered to and promoted.


Strong experience leading Quality within a manufacturing operations environment, with demonstrated success

Strong experience supporting Quality Management techniques (ISO 9001n / IATF 16949 / AS 9100)

Strong experience of managing Quality System Requirements.

Strong understanding of various quality tools and methodologies i.e. PPAP, 8D, SPC, 6 Sigma (DMAIC), Lean Analysis, Pareto charts and statistical data

Strong business acumen and leadership skills – Very results driven

Experience operating MRP/ERP systems

Job Offer

£50,000 to £60,000 plus bonus and benefits.



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