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Date Added: Thu 02/09/2021

Quality Lead

Coatbridge, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £45000/annum

We have a position for a Quality Lead to join a leading manufacturer in North Lanarkshire.

The Role......

To lead all site-based Quality Assurance (QA) activities in accordance with company policies and procedures, ensuring customer and compliance requirements are always met and maintaining required site/regional certifications. Co-ordinate with Central QA and site-based Quality Control (QC) and operations to ensure customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the site-based QA/QC team, ensuring all quality related requirements are met, including but not limited to:

Planning and conducting internal audits to ensure compliance to required internal and external standards. Support audits by 2nd or 3rd parties at site.

Coordinate and lead all ongoing quality process measurements including IQC, IPQC, FQC etc. Ensuring all non-conformances (from internal failures, supplier/material issues or audit non-conformances) are logged, investigated, actioned and closed appropriately. Review effectiveness of corrective actions to confirm root cause identified and remove chance for repeat failure.

Prepare and maintain quality documentation in line with central, site and project requirements. Support other functions to review and maintain their documented processes/SOP's etc.

Prepare monthly quality reports in line with central, site and project requirements. This may also include ad hoc reports for customers.

Ensure calibration and testing requirements are met and maintained.

Lead and participate in improvement projects.

Support and guide QA/QC team and identify training and development opportunities. Work with other site functions to ensure understanding and involvement with QA/QC activities. Provide QA/QC training as required.

From time to time may be required to work at other sites


Bachelor degree in a relevant engineering/scientific field or equivalent work experience in top level quality organization

5 years+ experience in a manufacturing quality environment

Statistical analysis and/or SPC knowledge, preferably with experience in use of major commercially available states software packages

Experience leading or playing major role in ISO quality process and audits

Knowledgeable about metrology and laboratory tools and methods

Open-minded, data-driven continuous improvement mind-set
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