Electronics

Quality Assurance Manager

Full Time Permanent

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My client is a privately owned global leading supplier of fibre optic measurement systems. They supply strain measurement systems to many leading Wind Turbine manufacturers, as well as customising core technology for applications in Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Marine and other markets.

Based in Fareham, employing approximately 70 people, they have seen amazing growth and now have this fantastic opportunity to join and lead their team.

They design and manufacture on site, and deliver systems to our customers in Europe, Asia and the US.

Their company has grown rapidly in the past 18 months and continues to expand in all areas. They are passionate about what they do, and pride themselves on creating a positive environment for their employees to work.

Core Values

You will never be a number; everyone is a valued member of their team. Their business is led by a Senior Leadership Team who are committed to their values of respect, nurture, innovation and being agile. They are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees in a safe working environment. They support an environment of mutual trust and confidence with fair pay and benefits, along with, wherever possible, an opportunity for self-improvement and advancement. They are committed to creating an atmosphere that encourages employees to treat one another fairly and with dignity and respect. They continuously strive to be a great employer and are looking for people join our team who will support these values.

Summary of Role:
Working alongside colleagues to assure the business develops, delivers and maintains products and services that meet or exceed our customer requirements.

The role will include:

* Providing all the necessary documentation needed to supply products and services to our customers

* Providing assurance through audits and reviews

* Championing continuous improvement through the use of six sigma / lean techniques to help teams deliver timely business and process improvements and address root causes

* Working with customers, suppliers and subcontractors in a collaborative way to build lasting relationships

* Taking on responsibility to assure compliance with contractual, regulatory and other sector specific requirements

* Liaising with the Senior Leadership Team to support and deliver the goals of the business

* Developing and driving the Company Quality objectives and strategy. Anticipating future risks and developing innovative solutions

* Supporting external agency, accreditation body & customer audits

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

* Previous experience within Production, Manufacturing / Engineering organisations

* PPAP experience

* Good understanding of configuration and data control processes and procedures

* Experienced Internal Auditor or training to ISO9001

* Degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, quality or business management

* High attention to detail and capable of delivering to agreed timescales

* Enjoy coaching/facilitating to get the best out of teams and individuals

* Team orientated, but able to work under own initiative and take the lead when required

* Enjoy problem solving, and have good analytical skills

* Excellent at developing and managing relationships

* Being aligned to our core values of Respect, nurture, agile and innovative

* Behaviours

* ‘Can do’ attitude

* Self-motivated and ability to liaise with others to get the job done

* Passionate about your chosen subject area

* Team player

* Adaptability

* Honest and high integrity

* Professional attitude

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