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Quality Assurance Manager

M62 Corridor

Up to £50k + Bonus & Occupational Pension, Life Assurance, Health Care and Relocation

A major exporter of high value, built to order, capital equipment, our client is a £120m subsidiary of a leading £multimillion global manufacturer.  This standalone subsidiary manufactures a range of highly engineered machines and innovative products to a global customer base which includes some of the world’s best known brands.  Two times winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade, this company is witnessing sustained levels of export led growth.

The Challenge

Leading a small team, your role will be to:-

  • Deliver best in class product quality and reliability exceeding market expectations.
  • Maintain relevant certifications whilst promoting continual improvement and business-wide adoption of the management system by deploying quality toolboxes and philosophies.
  • Support the overall culture transition towards process owners building quality into their processes and designs.
  • Ensure that internal and external customer requirements are identified and exceeded whilst championing multi-disciplined quality improvement initiatives.

The Candidate

  • Almost certainly an Engineering Graduate or HND qualified, you must have in depth quality management experience gained, ideally in a complex, medium or low volume design to order manufacturing environment. Alternatively, you may have modern quality management experience gained with a high volume manufacturer such as a first tier supplier to the automotive sector.
  • Strong candidates will also have had supervisory/managerial experience as well as responsibility for the management of the quality elements of a Business Management System.
  • You are also likely to be CQI qualified and able to contribute reasoned and constructive thinking as part of multi-disciplined technical discussions. You must also have deployed APQP procedures and techniques in a build to order context.
  • A highly driven, results oriented team player, you must be able to win the hearts and minds of key stakeholders throughout the business.

This is a superb opportunity to join a well-respected, growing and profitable business.  To apply for this position, please submit your CV and details of your current/most recent salary (quoting Ref.No. EM5117) to: Angus Keiller at CFR UK. Email: