Leading the QA function throughout the business including the day-to-day management of the QA department and supporting our strong constant improvement culture that is absolutely focused on meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
*Maintaining ISO9001 approval in line with latest BSI Standards
*Ensuring 'best in class' customer service is delivered to all internal and external customers.
*Ensuring that the QMS is maintained, developed and updated as necessary in line with the company's current and future approvals.
*First point of contact for customer Quality issues, responsible for resolution of issues and feedback to Sales team as required.
*Process improvement and automation of QA systems where appropriate
*Day to day management and administration of the QA department.
*Producing and maintaining short, medium and long term strategic plans and objectives for your department(s) as part of the company's business plan and providing six monthly revisions.
*Coordinating the internal audit team, ensuring the company's QMS is reviewed annually.
*Leading and promoting the company's quality philosophies and practices, both internally and externally.
*Control of all automotive product through the company, ensuring these products are handled correctly and that all the appropriate documentation is available and supplied when required.
*Maintaining and developing a knowledge of the company's market, products, industry trends, competitors and leading customer strategies.
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
*Member of Senior Management Team
*Deputising for Director of Engineering in management of IQD test facility
RoHS/REACH compliance throughout the company
*Maintain Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CRMT)
*Signing off new model/ Data sheets
*Generate, control and issue Product and Process Change Notifications (PPCNs).
*Control and maintain the Company’s international, national and customer standards library.
*A degree or HND in an engineering related subject, ideally electronics.
*Maintenance of ISO9001 approval/ BSI relationship.
*Customer interface skills.
*Quality Inspection, external and internal auditing skills.
*Highly organised and very effective time management skills.
*Process and QA systems improvement.
*Certified Quality Auditor, Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) Associate
*Managing Automotive products, including requirements for PPAP and related subjects.
*Experience with implementation of corrective action programs.
*Electronics industry experience.
*Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA.
*Knowledge of electronics industry regulatory requirements.
*Chinese or German would be desirable but not essential.
*Confidential and trustworthy with strong integrity
*Dynamic self- starter able to work on your own initiative.
*Tenacious, determined and well organised with meticulous attention to detail.
*Adaptable & flexible.
*Highly computer literate and able to use CRM, ERP and general office software tools.
*Strong written and verbal communication skills.
*Team player with good interpersonal skills.
*Methodical with strong planning skills.
*Numerical and statistical analysis.
Electronics / Product Quality / Quality Control / ISO Certifications
*30-35K per annum.