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Matthew Hartwell

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Quality & Compliance Manager

Job Details

Manufacturing & Production
£35000 - £40000 per annum

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading automotive small/medium volume component and accessory parts specialists in the UK that delivers a wide range of services and innovative products to its customers. Due to continued growth, the business is looking to hire an experienced Quality & Compliance Manager to join their busy team. The Quality & Compliance Manager will be required to develop and sustain the Quality Management System in line with the required industry standards as well as regulate, control and improve the quality of all processes throughout the business. In return, this business will look after you with a fantastic career platform and genuine opportunity to develop.

Quality & Compliance Manager Main Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Quality Management Systems
  • Develop the Management Systems strategy and the management arrangements for key milestones, demonstrating solid progress against plan
  • Manage all external registration requirements to ensure they are met and liaise with external bodies on all matters relating to registration
  • MRP audits for parts and labour
  • Ensure that all in-house systems and procedures are updated, revised, and modified to meet the needs of external certification bodies and customers
  • Ensure compliance with customer requirements at a business (not project) level
  • Manage customer complaints and warranty, ensuring any complaint is dealt with in time and to the customer’s satisfaction
  • Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns
  • Train others in all aspects of the quality system and application of procedures
  • Ensure corrective actions are undertaken to address non-conformities found and verify closure of non-conformities with certification bodies
  • Hold audit performance meetings within the business and with certification bodies
  • Manage the audit nonconformity database and provide detailed analysis of nonconformities
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with the Quality Management System
  • Identify business improvement opportunities
  • Develop, implement, and manage key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
  • Management of PRN Process
  • First point of contact for IT systems

Key Skills/Experience

  • Must have previous International Material Data System (IMDS) experience
  • Must have previous regulatory compliance experience including (IATF16949/ISO9001/ISO14001)
  • Previous experience from an Automotive background is preferred but not essential
  • Strong understanding of quality systems
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety practices

Additional Information

  • This is a full time, permanent position and the hours of work are Monday – Friday, 08.00am – 4.00pm on-site (37.5 hours per week)
  • Death in service scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period to . You can also call Matt Hartwell on 01295 983578 for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

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