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Quality Assurance Manager

Location: Telford, Shropshire Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + Ben's
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Abbott

Quality Assurance Manager
Telford
£40,000 to £48,000

Are you looking for new Challenge? Maybe some new exciting projects to work on?

How about working for one of the world's leading defence companies?

Then look no further!

My client provides its customers with a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment.

As a Quality Assurance Manager, you will have a major part to play in setting the direction of Quality Assurance strategies for key strategic programmes and campaigns across the business and will directly influence how programmes will deliver outstanding products to time, cost and quality. You will assume responsibility for setting out the future programmes quality strategy, identifying and making cost saving improvements across future programmes and for ensuring that quality is embedded in our flagship delivery programmes through the development of Quality Plans, supporting achievement of a World Class Manufacturing Business.

The successful Quality Assurance Manager will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* Competitive pension scheme,
* Enhanced annual leave allowance
* Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
* Flexible working,
* Employee assistance programme,
* Childcare vouchers,
* Cycle2work
* Local and national employee discounts

Some of the main duties of the Quality Assurance Manager will include:
* Managing the quality function within the future programmes IDT, including roles, responsibilities and competencies in the departments, providing leadership and direction to achieve progress against the future programmes quality strategy and the objectives of the programmes
* Establishing and maintaining appropriate guidance and support on quality policy, including supporting integration of quality measures into future projects throughout the design and manufacture phases
* Identifying process improvement and assessing risk. Proactively support all projects within the Future Programmes IDT and lead the application of corrective measures internally and with suppliers
* Interfacing with the wider business winning team to ensure that future programmes are managed effectively throughout the development cycle from concept through to product build
* Managing relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally and delivering business winning solutions
* Leading a team of quality engineers and inspectors (scope to be determined based on workload)
* Providing assurance that the management system processes approved for use are implemented, effectively deployed, regularly review and utilised as future programs mature in support of delivery and supporting activities

In order to be the successful Quality Assurance Manager and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

Essential
* Experience of developing quality strategies and implementation of such strategies
* Good knowledge of Quality tools and techniques
* Manufacturing/Engineering background
* Chartered Member of CQI
Desirable
* Knowledge/experience of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
* Knowledge of ISO9001:2015
* IrCA qualified Lead Auditor or equivalent
* Experience in new product definition, development and introduction Must be eligible for Security Clearance

You need to be eligible for Security Clearence!!!

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager to join a forward thinking organisation and work on some very exciting projects. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy

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