First Base Employment Limited

QUALITY MANAGER – Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced QHSE Manager for our Stonehouse based sub-contract electrical manufacturing company.
Reporting to the Managing Director the QHSE Manager will have full responsibility for all quality matters within the company along with some aspects of HSE. Main duties will include but are not limited to the following:

Job Description

  • Maintaining and improving the company's Quality Management System
  • Assessing and complying with customer quality requirements
  • Supervising a team of inspectors
  • Reporting on company KPIs
  • Producing and maintaining inspection and test procedures
  • Generation of PPAP reports
  • Generation of FAIR reports
  • Investigating customer complaints and non-conformance issues (CARs, 8D)
  • Assisting production staff with assembly methods and tooling
  • Performing and recording internal audits
  • Arranging and supporting external audits (BSI, UL, Health and Safety, Customer & Supplier)
  • Maintaining equipment calibration and maintenance records including PAT testing
  • Risk Assessments
  • Accident investigations
  • Maintaining the company’s training matrix
  • CoSHH Assessments and control & disposal of Hazardous Waste & WEEE
  • Ensure compliance with HSE legislation

Required skills

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 
  • Experience of working to IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Knowledge of FMEAs
  • Knowledge of RoHS
  • Minimum of HNC in electrical or electronic engineering
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem analysis and solving
  • Planning and organising
  • Decision making
  • Supervision
  • Computer literacy (Windows, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to understand and interpret production drawings
  • Experience of cable and wiring harness assembly, production & test methods preferred

This is a full time, permanent job vacancy based in Stonehouse.

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