Quality Manager

Location Suffolk
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: toby.beech@langleysearch.com
Job ref: TB/8129
Published: 3 months ago

A Quality Manager is sought for a site-based permanent role in West Suffolk. Salary on application + Bonus pension life & health Insurance. Joining a successful and financially stable manufacturing organisation within the engineering division the Quality Manager is responsible for leading and managing the quality function to achieve the required standards and controls in the production process to ensure all products meet customer needs and legislation. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining compliance driving process improvements and promoting a quality-first culture.


  • Align the Quality Team objectives with the wider business strategy.

  • Develop and maintain all quality documentation standards tools and training to enable production staff to effectively control processes.

  • Ensure that quality problems are effectively managed.

  • Respond to changes or variances in quality to fulfil customer & acute SLAs and KPIs

  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure raw materials and finished goods meet standards

  • Manage monitor and respond to changes in supplier quality that do not meet agreed specifications.

  • Control returned products faults replacements etc to ensure cost-effective decision makingManage and maintain the (QMS) Quality Management System

Who we are looking for:

  • Suitable applicants will be existing Quality Management professionals

  • Career success to date will have been gained in an engineering led business that manufactures and supply complex products.

  • Engineering degree or equivalent industry-specific qualification

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001Awareness of mechanical and electronic products

  • Continuous Improvement Certified Quality Management is beneficial.

  • Six Sigma is desirable.

You will be based in the UK and are eligible to work on a permanent (indefinite) basis. Overseas applicants and/or those who require sponsorship will not be successful. What's on offer? Competitive salary bonus pension life & health insurance.