Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Competitive plus package
15 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
An exciting opportunity to exert expert influence on this global company's entire product range, with a well-defined set of objectives to measure your success. Details about the Client Our Client is an innovative and rapidly growing technically specialised design and manufacturing company headquartered in Lincolnshire. With a rapidly growing turnover this company have built their impressive reputation in the market through the exceptional quality, reliability and innovation of their specialist products. They operate in a highly complex global market, and deliver a broad and technical product range that leads the way. Based out of fully functional design, manufacture and test facilities this company can be a one stop shop for their dedicated customers who place emphasis on a quality product being delivered on time. Detailed Job Description Our client is now in need of an exceptional Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager to improve the Right First Time performance of key customer projects and work with key stakeholders to drive the manufacturing facility to a world class operation. As a key member of the management team, and reporting directly into the MD you will be responsible for developing a world class quality department. This will include all QMS development to ensure the progress of their ISO 9001 to the 2015 standard, and driving a culture of continuous improvement throughout the entire business. Your Key Responsibilities will be: - Identify, design and drive improvement projects focused at achieving group wide objectives - Develop a rigid and best in class QMS, suitable for the upcoming shift to 2015 standards - Improve the internal audit programme and ensure it is adopted to verify that the QMS conforms to planned expectations - Identify, train and support team members and employees with potential to develop across quality, CI or general manufacturing - Work with the senior Management team and Managing Director to generate a business wide improvement strategy - Lead, mentor and develop the quality team to be influencers and deliver their own workshops and training schedules Candidate's Profile This business is uncompromising towards quality, because their customers expect nothing less considering the outstanding reputation they have forged in their market. In order to deliver this they need an exceptional Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager. You will be an exemplary communicator at all levels of business, have a people centred approach to management/development of staff and be motivated by making improvements. You will be detail orientated and able to liaise with both customer and authority auditors. The ideal Quality Manager and Continuous Improvement Manager will: - Have a technical background, ideally holding a degree in an Engineering, Materials or Manufacturing discipline - Have a proven track record of successfully developing and implementing a QMS ( delivering an upgrade to 2015 standards would be an advantage) - Demonstrable management experience within a hazardous/COMAH environment - Demonstrate outstanding results when implementing key CI tools and techniques - Have managed a team of a varied skill base and developed key performers to their maximum potential - Have a practical and people centred approach to quality, understanding that implementing systems isn't where your role finishes. What's on offer Competitive plus package Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page. Ref Code: MPGJ13837565Z

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