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Quality Manager

  • Location: Scunthorpe
  • Salary: £50,000 to £50,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 388 days ago
  • Company: Dutton Recruitment

Dutton Recruitment (Sheffield Engineering) are recruiting for:

A Quality Manager for a permanent position for a client based in the Scunthorpe area.

Immediate start available.

Scope of the Role:

  • To be the site representative for all Quality aspects, leading and developing the organisation, operational and quality departments in terms of quality and business needs; in conjunction with customer specific requirements and business objectives in a continuous improvement cycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management, development and appraisal of the Quality Department on-site and off-site (for those based at customers' sites), developing a team structure to support the needs of the business.
  • Management and coordination of day to day quality concerns at the customer, supplier and on site throughout all areas of supply and production.
  • Communication and reporting (on a dotted line basis) to Corporate Quality Management UK / Europe in order to develop uniform methods and practices throughout all client locations.
  • Development and implementation of the site Quality Management System in the framework of the European Integrated Management System (EIMS), Customer Specific Requirements and IATF 16949.
  • Responsibility for coordinating all site audits; IATF, CCC and others as required.
  • Management and development of customer relations, regular communication, good sound meeting cadence. Proactive activity on all perceived quality and systemic issues.
  • Ensuring business tools such as Quality Alerts / QTS / SQTS / Fast Response are utilised to monitor and improve performance in parallel with customer reporting systems.
  • Management of quality metrics on MOSIAC and ZODIAC and other internal client systems related to quality.
  • To regularly review and check customer quality portals to establish whether any quality scores affect the site and whether they can be challenged.
  • Promote and drive problem solving within the site, utilising proven methodologies to implement, verify and validate permanent solutions to known concerns and drive improvement with new products through lessons learnt.
  • Ensure that all relevant internal audits are performed, and results reported and acted upon, leading to operational excellence.
  • Reporting quality related KPI's on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Providing PPAP support to the Technical department.
  • Develop and maintain a succession plan for all roles within the department.

Budgetary responsibilities:

  • Full budgetary responsibility for the Quality Department budget - including manning, quality related equipment and service contracts.

Business Context:

Generic Success Measures:

  • All customer supply metrics to be kept in green and to ensure that any reds have a root cause known with a robust action plan to resolve and avoid recurrence.
  • Quality department budget to be kept in control and regularly reviewed.
  • Quality KPI's to be in line with targets and maintained at green status.
  • Develop the Quality Team to ensure they are multi-skilled and able to function at the highest level.

Personal objectives:

  • These will be set annually on an individual basis (with a bi-annual review) and measured as part of the performance review process (PMP).

Person Specification:



Desirable / Optional


Educated to a minimum of O Level / GCSE grade "B"

Fluent English language

Member of Chartered Quality Institute

Engineering degree in a technical discipline with demonstrable working experience within a similar role


Proven managerial experience in a Quality role within a challenging FMCG environment

Experience of working within the automotive industry


Influencing and persuasive style

"Can Do" attitude with propensity to problem solve

Excellent motivator, self-starting with an enthusiastic approach

Business / Functional Skills

Computer literate with Microsoft packages

Excellent communication skills at all levels

Excellent presentation skills

A typical working working week is Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30pm and Friday 8:00am to 1:30pm.

Salary is £50000 per annum with other related benefits.

How to apply:,

In the first instance, send CV's to [email removed] or call the team on 0114 2200888 (option 1) for Engineering.

Dutton Recruitment are working as an Employment Business on behalf of our client.