Port Glasgow

Quality Manager

Ref: 680| Posted: 15th Sep 2020

Based in Inverclyde, we require a Quality Manager to join our shipbuilding client on a permanent basis.  
Reporting to the Head of Quality and Compliance, the Quality Manager will be responsible for the capture, implementation and ongoing monitoring of the digital process mapping environment (NIMBUS).
  • Degree educated within a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • Strong experience of working in a process driven manufacturing environment, including a hands-on approach to ‘delivering quality’.
  • Background in Marine / Oil & Gas industries and any Shipbuilding experience is highly desirable.
  • Experienced quality professional with working knowledge of ISO9001.
  • Internal audit qualification for ISO9001 (minimum).
  • Knowledge of other standards such as ISO14001, ISO45001 would be advantageous.
  • Experience of working with European and International Standards.
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • Ability to conduct meaningful workshop type sessions across department to enrich and define process.
  • Methodical with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Can use Visual Management to quickly relay information.
  • Maintaining current and creating new ISO documentation to support any increase scope of certification, as necessary.
  • Primary contact for Certification Bodies (BSI, LRQA) for ISO Management System Audits.
  • Define and conduct internal audits to the required specification in line with our processes.
  • Providing reports for use by Senior Management on all issues relating to the QMS.
  • Support and management of the Quality Inspection Team (Quality Control Inspectors and Technicians) within a production environment, driving process improvements / enhancements in line with the designated project and/or Quality Plans.
  • Responsible for ensuring the in-house compliance testing has been completed on an ongoing basis, to ensure product continually meets required standards.
  • Collating data for the management review and ensuring customer complaints are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Define, manage, and execute the Non-Conformance Reporting, Corrective Action & Root Cause Analysis process.
  • Through auditing ensure calibration register(s) for testing and measuring equipment remain valid.
  • Working closely with Production to reduce waste in both process and practice.
  • Enabler for change and dissemination of good practice including visual Management techniques.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package