QMS Project Manager

  • Job Reference: CS/QMS/2
  • Date Posted: 15 June 2022
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Gravesend, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Great + 10% Bonus + benefits
  • Sector: Warehousing & Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

QMS Manager
Temp or Perm opportunity
10% Bonus and benefits

KHR is working with a market-leading company based in the Gravesend area who are looking to recruit an experienced Quality Manager. Due to continuous business growth my client is looking for the QA Manager to implement quality processes and manage and implement the relevant quality policies and procedures. You will maintain certification and provide continuous improvement and support to contribute to the success of the organisation.

Responsibilities of the QA Manager:
*Review, manage and implement the required QMS improvements
*Ensure continuous improvements to quality through improving internal procedures and documentation across the daily operation
*Review documented operating procedures, ensuring all documentation is relevant and up to date. Improve these procedures where necessary
*Assist with the design and implementation and analysis of key performance data
*Develop and implement an annual internal audit plan, ensuring alignment to external audit requirements and timing (based on ISO requirements, known outflow and risk, previous NCs/OFIs)
*Develop processes that ensure non-conformances within production / assembly, are understood, and eliminated, and controls are in place to prevent reoccurrences, ensuring all operational processes are supported by the necessary training, documentation, and quality controls

Performance Measurements/ KPIs:
*Review, update and align existing QMS to the daily operation
*Work across all areas of the business to produce working level QMS procedures, process documents, work instructions, training matrices
*Development of an internal audit plan; based on ISO requirements, risk, previous NCs/OFIs and known high risk quality outflow processes
*Completion of Internal audit plan (undertake internal audits aligned to ISO9001:2015 requirements)
*Leading of external audits
*Reduction in number of audit Major, Minor NCs and OFIs over a set period
*Suite of quality related KPIs designed and introduced across all areas

Requirements:
*Significant experience in a similar role in a manufacturing / process environment, ideally within an assembly, fabrication, automotive or related industry with a proven record of accomplishment of delivering results
*Proven experience in Quality Management role(s) to provide an appropriate depth and breadth of expertise that is required
*Relevant qualification(s) to ensure personal and professional credibility
*In-depth knowledge of ISO9001:2015 and implementing and delivering a business-wide quality management system to this standard
*Demonstrable project management experience
*Excellent communication, relationship building, and negotiating skills, including experience of influencing those outside own sphere
*A "hands-on" pragmatic approach
*Well organized and methodical, with the flexibility to be able to plan work to balance conflicting priorities and meet deadlines
*Experienced in working in a fast-paced environment with high numbers of product variants and where lead times to fulfill customer orders can be short

Please apply now or contact us for more information

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