Director of Quality and Business Improvement

Starting Salary: Competitive | Type: Permanent | Location: Flexible

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This pivotal new role, reports to the recently appointed CEO, has the main objective of driving improvement through all aspects of the business. A fundamental part of the position is the introduction of a quality culture within the organisation improving all business processes and efficiency. The role will be UK based.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong business process / quality background, preferably in electronics hardware and software. Have a comprehensive understanding of industry standards (e.g. ISO9001, AS 9100, ISO14001, OHSAS18001) and be able to work at all levels of the organisation.  Experience in collaboratively leading people through change in a complex engineering and manufacturing business is essential.

The Job:

  • Create and lead a market led strategy for both product assurance and business improvement.
  • Responsible for maintenance and introduction of the company’s accreditations.
  • Review and maintain all company processes.
  • Responsible for several key business management systems.
  • Implement and maintain a continuous improvement “right first time “ metric driven culture throughout the global enterprise.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety processes across all sites.
  • Management of New Product Introduction and product lifecycle planning.
  • To maintain and periodically test the company’s Business Continuity plan.
  • Management of company infrastructure, buildings, maintenance, security, communications etc.

Qualifications:

  • Degree / HND in Quality Management or a relevant Engineering discipline.
  •  Relevant Industrial Experience within Electronics Hardware and Software development.
  •  Relevant Industrial Experience of ISO9001, AS 9100, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 standards.
  • Planning and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work at all levels of an organisation.
  • Familiarity with New Product Introductions, quality standards and processes.
  • Familiarity with problem solving tools and techniques.

Benefits:

Very competitive salary package. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private medical and health insurance schemes.

Starting Salary: Competitive | Type: Permanent | Location: Flexible

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