Quality Manager – Staff 365 Recruitment Services – Barnsley

Staff 365 Recruitment Services

Staff365 are looking to recruit a Quality Manager for our client based in Hoyland, Barnsley.


Location: Hoyland, Barnsley

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Thursday 7.30aam to 4.30pm & Friday 7.30am to 1.30pm

Salary: £58,000 PA

The purpose of the role is to develop, maintain and support the companies' quality management system through Quality Engineering, Quality Systems, Product & Process Quality, and Supplier Management. To structure, manage, coach and audit the quality team through the application of quality engineering / management principles, to address part and process issues.

Application of standardised problem resolution tools, concern note avoidance and structured quality management of new parts and new issue levels in to production. Structured standardised problem-solving skills in a team environment, including 8D methodology. Implement and sustain Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).

Robust close out facilitation of external / internal quality complaint investigations and root cause analysis, for effective containment, followed by prevention. Internal / External compliance with defined industry and business related quality standards


To manage, mentor and coach the Quality Technicians and Quality Engineering team, through structured, defined and agreed standards / procedures. Ensure internal company standards and procedures are developed, audited and complied with.

Efficient organisation and utilisation of staff, including compliance with health and safety standards, skills flexibility, training, planning and cover to maintain quality support / output.

Develop the use of strong problem solving and statistical analysis skills using a variety of quality engineering tools such as fish-bone, pareto charts, C&E matrix, hypothesis testing, control charting, ANOVA, DOE, sampling methods, and process capability.

Ability to comprehend and apply principles of statistics with demonstrated application of statistical theory and sampling plans (e.g. SPC, Cpk/Ppk, PPAP, AQL, OC curves, etc.) preferred. Ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Develop a no fault forward culture and systems, within each step of the internal (R&D and Production) and external (supply base) supply chain.

Measuring, reporting and managing key performance indicators both within the team, the manufacturing cells and for the site quality as a whole.

Qualification & Experience:

Engineering or an equivalent level of qualification in a technical discipline, to level 4 or above.

Leadership experience in a quality function within Automotive, Aerospace & Engineering.

Excellent capability with Kaizen/LEAN/Six Sigma problem resolution techniques

Excellent understanding of development techniques for parts and processes e.g.: Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA) and Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA)

Understanding of Six Sigma and the related DMAIC approach would be beneficial

Understanding of MRP / Manufacturing Systems and QM Modules and/or willingness to undertake specific training and development in this area.


Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, including a good level of presentation skills (verbal & written), but focussed and summarised on a need to know basis where relevant.

Maintain a professional direct and indirect approach with all members of the company. Credibility at all levels within the operations business. Focussed on the management of quality within each sector.

Excellent man management skills, including the ability to act as a coach to the team and provide encouragement and support.

Decision making based on overall business requirements and best practice. Able to work to tight timescales and under pressure, whilst maintain a calm, prioritised and structured approach to all tasks / issues.

Self-motivated and task orientated.

Staff365 are an employment business and equal opportunities employer. INDHP

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