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DATE ADDED: Tue 30/10/2018

Regional Quality Manager

Hampshire, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £60000 - £80000/annum

A world leader and premier innovator in aerospace seeking a Regional Quality Manager in Hampshire Your new company 6,000 employees, in more than 175 countries my clients comprehensive portfolio of components consistently sets the industry standard for engineering excellence. Their energy-efficient products and services help their customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainability. Your new role Lead the deployment of the Quality strategy within the region and ensure the regional plants comply with applicable customer and industry-specific Quality requirements, by conducting the necessary audits and assessments and determine system effectiveness. Develop and implement a Quality organisation structure capable of supporting the strategic initiatives and lead the efforts to integrate quality into the development of short and long range business plans. Manage the development, implementation, and use of the Balanced Scorecard tool to all levels of the organisation (Region and Plant). Analyse key quality-related operational metrics and perform periodic reviews to evaluate results and establish action plans to close the gaps at an operational level for both on-going production and new product development. Lead the sharing of best / transferable practices across the Region and Aerospace Group for the Quality function. Examples include special process controls, PPAP, and Layered Process Audits, Continually improve the capability of the Quality organisation through ongoing development activities and identification of talent to promote functional bench strength. Ensure deployment of companies quality functional excellence tool set and provide input to development plans for functional reports. Champion the company Quality System (EQS) within the Region. Identify and lead initiatives across the organisation to address common barriers for the plants and enable improvement in effectiveness and efficiency of EQS. Responsible for overseeing utilisation of EQS to control and improve key regional quality processes and plants. Support the Operations Assessment (OpA) process as a Lead Assessor for Quality and represent the Quality Function in the OpA Leadership Review (OpA-LR) process. Overall ownership of the Quality Alert and Escape Management process for the Region. Ensures timely escalation / communication of customer spill incidents, and coordinates with Group, Plant Quality/OpEx, and Supplier Development colleges to ensure appropriate containment, root cause, and corrective actions are undertaken with the utmost urgency. Lead individual plant Quality functions on an interim basis, as needed. Provide functional Leadership for Quality Information Systems projects. What you'll need to succeed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, etc.), business or similar. Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution * 10 years of experience minimum in Manufacturing, Engineering or Quality Assurance * 3 years of experience in a site, division, or group Quality Manager role Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, etc.), business or similar. * Demonstrated ability to drive results in the area of Quality, continuous improvement, etc. * Demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance and continuous improvement methods, approaches and tools, including strategic management and project management. * In-depth experience with the practical application of Quality tools, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing methodologies. * Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as ISO-9001, TS-16949, AS-9100 etc. * Knowledge and experience with the deployment of Eaton’s EQS process, EQS Assessor, Certified Lead Auditor * Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CQM / OE), ISO-9001 Auditor and Six Sigma Blackbelt – preferred. * Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others. * Ability to learn customers’ Quality requirements and drive process improvements. * Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills. * Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus. What you'll get in return Competitive Salary Company Benefits What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the TC's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at (url removed)
Role: Regional Quality Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire,

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