Senior Quality Manager (M/F)

  • Company : Jonathan Lee Recruitment
  • Localisation : Birmingham, West Midlands - UK (Region undefined)
  • Position : Senior Quality Manager
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-09-15

Job Description


Senior Quality Manager


West Midlands - Birmingham


Competitive salary, Car allowance and benefits package


A Senior Quality Manager is required for this manufacturer of specialist metal components. As a business going through a period of transition and growth they are looking for a professional Senior Quality Manager who has a thorough understanding of manufacturing and quality techniques used in a high volume, lean manufacturing environment. A knowledge of metal forming/fabrication gained in a first tier automotive, general engineering or aerospace environment would be a distinct advantage. Working as part of the senior management team and reporting to the MD, this is a crucial role that requires leadership and the ability to direct and manage a plant quality team. As a catalyst for change you will implement new ways of working and further develop a culture of sustainable Continuous Improvement.


Duties will include:



  • Overall responsibility for site quality performance and ensuring that quality KPIs are continuously managed, measured and improved.

  • Managing, coaching and training the quality team and others ensuring they work to agreed quality standards and accreditations.

  • Maintaining a continuous improvement focus on internal quality systems and procedures

  • Management of supplier quality

  • Identification of quality concerns and managing these using the appropriate quality and problem solving tools.


To be considered for the role of Senior Quality Manager you must have:



  • A BSc. Degree, HND or HNC in a relevant Quality/Engineering/Manufacturing discipline

  • Experience of working in a first-tier automotive environment, ideally having managed a quality team or group wide quality function

  • A thorough understanding ISO/TS16949 and a qualified auditor

  • A strong working knowledge of APQP and PPAP processes

  • Experienced in the use of problem solving tools and techniques including, 8D, DMAIC and A3 thinking

  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to build robust working relationships with internal & external stakeholders, including suppliers and customers

  • A clean driving licence and valid UK/EU passport


This is a highly successful company with ambitious plans. This appointment will build on an established quality function and further enhance its reputation across the business. Although a high level of leadership/management is essential, the role will require a hands-on approach and the practical application and implementation of quality standards, tools and techniques. JLSS

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