Quality Director

Quality Director

Job Title: Quality Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: HQ00013054_1495022720
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 13:05

Job Description

Your experience in leadership, delivering excellence in Quality and knowledge of quality improvement through standard work, auditing, and corrective and preventive actions, will play a crucial part in the development of the Quality strategy and its implementation across an electronics business. Using your extensive background in Quality Implementation and Improvement, you will work as a Quality Director ensuring quality and business strategy are aligned.

You will be working for a global leader in the provision of advanced wireless coverage and mobile communications systems. 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 Quality Director to work drive Business Unit quality improvement through standard work, auditing, and corrective and preventive actions and take accountability for the Quality Management of BU internal operations and its Supply Chain, whilst ensuring Business Processes meet all Quality System and Regulatory requirements and the Business Unit remains in good standing. This job includes:

Ensuring Quality and business objectives are aligned.
Develop and deploy the Strategic Plan for the Quality function
Maintain quality standards, accreditations and procedures using internal and external audits to measure gaps and define improvement needs
Define and deliver organisational and competency requirements to deliver quality policy expectations
Product compliance management
Set quality targets, measure achievement and facilitate process of developing action plans to address root causes of variances
Manage all assurance and control processes across the BU
Through a robust audit process, maintain the Quality Management System on behalf of the business by identifying gaps in it's application and ensuring that actions are assigned and managed to close those gaps
Proactively improve Quality performance by identifying areas of the business where processes need to be strengthened
Ensure the BU and related departments are is in compliance with ISO9001 and other certifications and manage actions and improvement plans related to those certifications

About You:

To be suitable for the Quality Director job, you will have proven experience in managing quality systems for a commercial electronics company, ideally telecommunications or similar product lines, with proven leadership, delivering excellence in Quality.
You must be confident in driving quality improvement, with a solid understanding of, Quality systems and regulatory standards. A demonstrable successful track record of supplier and customer quality management and an ability to train, mentor, and coach individuals on tool use and quality improvement objectives is also needed.
An ability for Root Cause Problem Solving and a track record in achieving buy in from a wide range of internal and external stakeholders is necessary, and Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt certification ideal but not essential.

Quality Director

Keywords: Quality, Engineer, Root cause, Corrective action, Continuous improvements, ISO 9001, Supplier, Audit, Telecoms, Telecommunications, Electronics, Six Sigma, Communications, Leader, Director.

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.