Our  client  is  an  outstanding  engineering  company providing high quality manufacturing products and services. They are currently looking for a Quality Assurance Supervisor to join their team based in Hailsham.    

About the role:

  • You will be managing a team of 3 in their organisation and thus experience in managing a small team and being hands on is essential.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the quality of all products and associated processes. Improving quality in line with customer expectations and industry standards.
  • You will be managing our client’s Quality Management System (QMS), ensuring ongoing development, accreditation and compliance with ISO9001.

In addition to this, you will be responsible for:

  • Reducing the Total Cost of Quality.
  • Understanding customer requirements and industry best practice.
  • Leading, nurturing and inspiring your team of Quality personnel.
  • Working as a hands-on member of the quality team.
  • Ensuring all employees receive ongoing training and monitoring.
  • Maintaining, improving and ensuring the compliance of our quality manual.
  • Ensuring all BSI audits are managed and resulting Corrective actions and Opportunities for Improvement are administered and actioned.
  • Leading co-ordination of root cause analysis of quality issues.
  • Ensuring that sufficient checks and inspections are in place to verify supplied components.
  • Specifying, installing, calibrating and maintaining all required inspection and measuring equipment.

In order to be successful in this role you must:

  • Be experienced working in a similar manufacturing environment, at least 5 years.
  • Have experience of managing a quality team.
  • Have experience of managing and implementing ISO 9001 and QMS.
  • Have hands on experience of mechanical measurement and inspection techniques.
  • Have a positive attitude to modern Quality practices and manufacturing processes and a willingness to adopt Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles.

It would be great if you had:

  • Experience using CMM or Faro Arm devices and a range of metrology equipment typically used in machine shop environments.
  • A qualification in Mechanical Engineering / Manufacturing or relevant Quality subject – ONC / HNC level.

Salary: Competitive, DOE + Benefits

Please note: you must be based in a 30miles radius from Hailsham.

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