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Date Added: Thu 08/07/2021

Head Of Quality

Lancashire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum 10% annual bonus + 22 days holiday

Head of Quality - you'll currently be a master of all quality, health & safety and environmental, looking to apply those skills and develop, mentor and coach a team. Impeccably high standards and quality are key to you and everything you do. We share your standards for excellence, so we should talk.
BASIC SALARY: £50,000 -£55,000
· 10% Bonus (Annual)
· 22 Days Holiday
· Contributory Pension
· Individual Healthcare
· Westfield Health Membership
· 4 x DIS
LOCATION: Blackburn
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Our current team commutes from Burnley, Manchester, Accrington, Preston, Bolton, Bury, Halifax
This role will appeal to you if you:
· Proactively drive and champion all aspects of the quality function.
· Are data driven and able to use analytical information to make commercial decisions.
· Are proactive in challenging the status quo and introducing new processes.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Head of Quality - Manufacturer of engineered products
As Head of Quality, and a member of the Senior Management Team, your key role is to devise, lead and implement all quality, environmental and Health & Safety elements. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will take ownership of both the quality strategy and strategic operational goals.
Key tasks:
· Play a key role in the Senior Management team (Managing Director, Sales Director, Finance Director, Production Manager, Supply Chain Director) ensuring the business achieves its fiscal and strategic goals.
· Lead, coach, manage and mentor a team of 7.
· Liaise with the US site to ensure compliance and standards are maintained.
· Work closely with current suppliers, particularly of raw materials (China / Taiwan / Europe / Mexico and US), assist in the assessment of potential new suppliers.
· Assess and ensure QMS is fit for purpose.
Ultimately, you will create an environment where quality is identified as a critical customer requirement and is never compromised.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Head of Quality - Manufacturer of engineered products
Having got this far, hopefully we have outlined that this is really a hands-on role, an experienced quality professional that wants to progress and develop their career. Being the 'go to' quality expert for the needs of the sites.
Most likely you will have:
· A strong track record in previously implementing a variety of quality systems but in particular ISO 9001/2015.
· A continuous improvement focus, consistently looking for qualified efficiencies and processes.
· Previously managed and developed a quality team.
· Assisted in the defining of budgets and played a commercial role.
· Worked within a technical/engineered products/manufacturing environment and a turnover of £20-25million minimum.
Established for over 70 years, with new investment 4 years ago, we are now a part of a £400m global business (we contribute c£40m). As a manufacturer of engineered consumables, we supply a wide range of industries from automotive and construction to packaging and hygiene. Quality plays a crucial role is our ability to stay ahead of the competition.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: MGH16409, Wallace Hind Selection
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