Quality Manager

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Quality Manager - R23795

Lead the delivery of Quality within the areas they represent. Lead the Quality team in support of development of staff, the expansion of Quality data and improvements in overall Quality performance. Aim to expand the scope, deployment and diversity of the Quality team they represent.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - Starting from £43,930, depending on skills and experience.

Closing date - 25th July 2024

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work).
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time.
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services.
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution).
  • Life Assurance.
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family.
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Leading a team of Quality Inspectors in an engineering workshop, carrying out Metrology inspections using CMMs (PC-DMIS) and other 1st principal techniques.
  • Planning and managing of Quality resource, within the area they represent and working within an agreed framework to meet challenging on-time delivery schedules.
  • Provide specialist expertise in the application and deployment of Quality tools, such as C&E, 5 Whys, FMEA and MSA.
  • Disposition and management of non-conforming product.
  • Advises on the application of the Quality Management System and its application within the workplace.
  • Provision of technical review and guidance on training and development requirements of the team.
  • All - maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading subject matter expertise in the fields pertinent to their role within Quality.
  • Preparation and presentation of key performance metrics within their represented area.
  • Lead and develop a technical multi-functional team to resolve problems when required by the area they represent.
  • Plan and deliver technical assessments using appropriate methodologies and contributing to capability development.
  • Plan and implement development of tools, techniques and validation methods to ensure Right First Time methodology.
  • Plan and participation in improvement activities, and completion of Quality analysis, where appropriate.
  • Engagement with relevant stakeholders across AWE, the UK and our international partners in pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.