Quality Manager

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire | Permanent

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Quality Managers position available - Permanent, Nottinghamshire


EMBS Engineering Ltd is currently recruiting for a Quality Manager on behalf of a precision engineering company located in Nottinghamshire that specialises in the manufacture of detailed, complex components for a number of industry sectors.

Located in Nottinghamshire, this company supports lucrative, well-known customers on a global scale and require a strong Quality professional to head up and manage their Quality department.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Define/develop metrics to monitor and improve the quality function (scrap, quality pulse, customer returns, customer complaints, 8D activity, Customer improvement plans)
  • Maintain department training records and have training plans in place
  • Plan and lead visits/audits to suppliers and sub-contractors as agreed
  • Auditing of internal processes and activities against company procedures and regulatory specifications.
  • Ensure effective non-conformance corrective actions and preventive actions are carried out.
  • Planning, preparation and hosting 3rd party audits.  Ensure audit approach is adequate
  • Assisting departments in the improvement and development of processes and procedures to enhance effectiveness
  • Oversight of APQP, 8D activities in the support of quality improvement activities
  • Maintain and expand the use of MSA and process capability to optimise inspection regimes and process stability
  • Lead and maintain the relevant quality system documentation and processes, i.e. procedures, work instructions, quality plans, training records for authorised operators, etc.  
  • Collection, collation and analysis of internal quality performance measures, i.e. maintenance of quality databases.  
  • Quality planning to proactively prevent non-conformance.  
  • Providing help and direction to less experienced members of the team to support their work and development.  
  • Motivate, develop and lead a cohesive team of operating staff excelling in high customer service performance levels and creating continuous improvement and efficiency.    
  • To work in a safe manner in order to satisfy Health and Safety legislation and to avoid accident or injury to people, machinery or property.  
  • Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required within the jobholder’s capability consistent with the Terms and Conditions of employment.


A successful applicant MUST be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous Quality experience within a similar role, having worked within a precision engineering environment - Aerospace, Motorsport, Oil & Gas, Nuclear etc.
  • Previous knowledge of various manufacturing processes - Welding/ Fabrication, Machining, Mechanical Fitting / Assembly, etc.
  • Vast understand of quality standards
  • Knowledge of QMS and documentation
  • Working experience of internal auditing, creation of technical documentation i.e. process maps, quality plans & procedures etc.
  • Past experience of working to strict deadlines and exceeding company / team targets
  • Ability to work collectively with others, lead by example and motivate your team
  • Strong man-management experience
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing tools / techniques


In return my client is offering:

  • Permanent position
  • Competitive salary
  • Modern working environment
  • Permanent package offering a variety of added benefits


If you are interested in this position and would like to apply, please submit your most up to date CV to james.hall@embservices.co.uk