Head of Business Quality

Head of Business Quality

Job Title: Head of Business Quality
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894503_1519314551
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2018 15:49

Job Description

Your experience in Business Quality and knowledge of Quality Management System maintenance, will play a crucial part in ensuring the products and services meet the required standards of quality through the direction of the quality assurance programmes and quality control policies.

You will be working for a leading company designing and manufacturing the next generation of high integrity electronic products for military and maritime applications. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Head of Business Quality to be accountable for ensuring that the Business quality needs, systems and responsibilities are met to the appropriate level. This job includes:
*Input into the maintenance and update of quality procedures, standards and specifications
*Monitoring the compliance and satisfaction of customer requirements for quality
*Supporting Purchasing in the appropriate quality requirements for external suppliers
*Ensuring that design, manufacturing, test and repair processes meet international and national standards
*Participating in reviews aimed at increasing material resource efficiency and reducing waste
*Monitoring and reporting the extent of Rework to SMT and supporting the implementation of remedial tasks
*Assessing and communicating performance through the generation and submission of Quality trend reports
*Monitoring the Quality resource forward load requirements and structuring the Quality department to ensure that the required level of SQEP support is provided into the business and the associated organisation is right sized and fit for purpose
*Leading the recruitment of SQEP Quality staff when departmental requirements are identified
*Ensuring that Quality staff training and development is provided at an appropriate level to all practitioners and as defined within the Departmental Training Plan
*Supporting and participating in all customer acceptance activities and supporting the business in the resolution of all areas of non-conformance
*Reviewing and approving project Quality Control Plans

About You:

To be suitable for the Head of Business Quality job, you will need to be, educated to Degree level or equivalent in a Quality Engineering or Engineering related discipline and have an advanced understanding of ISO9001 QMS / BMS maintenance. A sound knowledge of resourcing the Quality department and deploying personnel in correct areas is needed as is experience of supplier quality management.

Head of Business Quality

Keywords: Quality, Quality Management, Quality Assurance, BMS, QMS, ISO9001, Audit, Quality Manual.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.