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Quality Control 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 stand alone 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 an inspection team of 21, your key responsibilities will be to:-

  • Continually improve the quality of business processes and products by identifying improvement opportunities and implementing change.
  • Support the overall culture transition towards process owners building quality into their designs and processes.
  • Identify and implement significant projects which improve the overall effectiveness of “inspection” within the business.
  • Identify CAPEX opportunities for improved in-line inspection and develop quality function KPIs.

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.
  • Likely to be a Mechanical Engineering Graduate or with equivalent experience, supported by formal quality training. Strong candidates will also have had supervisory/managerial responsibility.
  • Ideally an IRCA Certified Auditor, you will be a skilled interpreter of engineering drawings.
  • Agile and driven, you must be responsive to changing business priorities and able to robustly stand your ground when appropriate.

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. EM5217) to: Angus Keiller at CFR UK. Email: