Mould Operations Quality Manager

6 days left

Location
Banbury
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Mar 2017
Closes
29 Mar 2017
Ref
RMS0176306
Contact
Stephanie Butterworth
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Reliability
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:
is a market leading global supplier of exterior products and systems

The Role:
Main purpose of job:

To co-ordinate quality activities within the Mould Shop. Mould Shop has 230 employees working various shifts 7 days a week.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

• Managing 1 X Quality Engineer and a number of Quality Technicians.
• Maintain communication between customer quality engineers and Mould.
• Conduct onsite inspection of parts on customer site.
• Track internal data & identify areas of risk and support improvement efforts.
• Implementation of corrective (route cause) actions.
• Customer visits for both quality issues and general communication.
• Audit systems and processes.
• Provide updates on quality information for the mould shop.
• Assist production to drive improved processes and reduce non-conformance costs.
• Support new production launches.
• Facilitate timely responses to customer concerns. Ensure internal and external documentation is produced and maintained.
• Prepare and present pertinent data to management at quality reviews.
• Ensure product and process audits are performed regularly and any noncompliance is addressed.
• Support ISO/TS quality system requirements as per the quality manual.
• To develop the Quality System and quality structure within Mould Operations.
• To ensure the department achieves its quality KPI targets.
• To ensure the department complies with TS16949 quality system requirements.
• To drive continuous improvement within Mould Operations quality.
• To ensure newly launched projects are launched in a systematic manner and optimised ready for production.
• Train operators to required Quality standards.
• Manage Quality Inspection team.
• Ensure first off master Sample Area is maintained and managed.
• Knowledge of quality standards, including TS16949 and customer requirements.
• To project a professional image of the company to customers and visitors.
• To use the escalation procedure for any issues/concerns e.g. quality/downtime.
• Audit processes and carry out detailed part inspection.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous experience as an Injection Mould Shop Quality Manager or minimum of 5 years in a Quality Engineer role
• Automotive experience
• Tooling experience
• High level of experience in process control and process improvement within Injection Moulding
• Knowledge of quality standards including TS 16949 and customer requirements
• Ability to develop a full quality system within Mould operations
• Use of continuous improvement tools (i.e. six sigma)
• Analytical and data driven with strong attention span and a good eye for detail
• Good negotiation skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

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