Senior Quality Manager

Job type:
permanent
Start date:
12/2014
Duration:
n.a
From:
Real Staffing
Location:
Dublin
Published at:
11/19/2014
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
810128

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I have an immediate opening for a Senior Quality Manager with a leading precision engineering company who providing tool making services to the pharmaceutical industry.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a strong engineering background to join and expanding company in Dublin in a Senior management position.

The Senior Quality Manager will be responsible for developing, revising and implementing quality standards and policies in the organization. Maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction and consistently meeting the required international and business standards. You will be responsible for implement systems that facilitate productivity, improve processes and guarantees efficiency.

Responsibilities:
- Supervise quality assurance staff
- Perform quality assessments
- Employ, and sustain quality standards
- Consult with department managers
- Communicate with internal and external clients
- Train employees on quality measures and company policies
- Investigate systems' failures and issues
- Coordinate and direct the implementation of new standards into practice
- Pursue self-development and training in current quality principles

- Promoting quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization.
- Setting of KPIs for the department and individuals within the department
- Conduct one to one reviews with departmental staff to set stretched goals, drive improvements and to evaluate learning
- Develop, implement, communicate and maintain a quality plan to bring the Company's Quality Systems and Policies into compliance with quality system requirements.
- Feedback to all departments on how we are doing (Good & Bad)
- Effectively interact with Production and Development teams to maintain product supply and help introduce new products
- Working with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers.
- Ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation.
- Ensuring tests and procedures are properly understood, carried out and evaluated and that product modifications are investigated if necessary
- Supervising technical staff in carrying out tests and checks.
- Writing technical and management systems reports
- Bringing together staff of different disciplines and driving the group to plan, formulate and agree comprehensive quality procedures.
- Persuading reluctant staff to change their way of working to incorporate quality methods.
- Manage and maintain the Company's quality inspection and product release programs for incoming and in-process materials and components, processes and finished goods.
- Formulate and manage the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and systems pertaining to the QA/QC.
- Setting a compliance objectives and ensuring that targets are achieved.
- Maintaining awareness of the business context and company profitability, including budgetary control issues.
- Assessing the product specifications of the company and its suppliers, and comparing with customer requirements.
- Considering the application of environmental and health and safety standards.
- Agreeing standards and establishing clearly defined quality methods for staff to apply.
- Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff.
- Setting up and maintaining controls and documentation procedures
- Liaising with customers' auditors and ensuring the execution of corrective action and compliance with customers' specifications
- Establishing standards of service for customers or clients.
- Preparing clear explanatory documents such as customers' charters.
- Monitoring performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports
- Organize and manage quality assurance function in close co-operation with the customers and with the Company's Management team (Member of Management Team).
- Identifying relevant quality-related training needs and delivering training.
- Collating and analyzing performance data and charts against defined parameters.

Skills, education, and experience requirements:
* BS/BA degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of technical discipline.
* Minimum five years of professional experience in quality management; preferably in an precision engineering industry
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
* A comprehensive knowledge of ISO 9001 (AS 9100 an advantage)
* Experience with International Quality System Standards regulations,
including planning and implementation is critical
* Experience with quality manufacturing system and understanding of specifications, gage
certification, capability analysis, data and defect analysis, variance reduction, etc.
* A sound knowledge of the application of Quality Systems
* Familiarity and experience with the application of APQP-D/PFMEA and control plans is required
* Proficient capability with MS Office & MS Project

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic company on a permanent basis. Candidates with strong engineering background are highly desired.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity please apply directly to this advert or contact Derek Sheridan on for further information.