Quality Manager

Job Title: Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J4024_1520519987
Contact Name: Justin Norley
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Quality Manager required for a leading supplier of metals and alloys in Bedfordshire. This is a permanent role offering a salary of £40k per annum. As this is a senior role the successful candidate will lead the company's quality assurance activities whilst also providing a strong levels of technical support to the customer base. This role is ideally suited to candidates with a background in metallurgy and maintaining quality systems, have a strong eye for detail and have an excellent analytic ability.

- £40k per annum salary.
- 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure.
- Discretionary annual bonus.
- Good opportunities for career progression.

Duties Included In This Role:
- Maintain awareness of material specifications, product applications and emerging product trends.
- Administer and maintain the company's quality assurance system.
- Conduct audits and translate the outcomes into continuous improvement opportunities.
- Carry out root cause analysis of failures in product or service quality.
- Lead the company's technical support functions to both customers and suppliers.
- Drive and develop supplier quality performance and relationships.

Ideal Candidate For The Role:
- Will have a strong metallurgical background from a manufacturing or distribution environment.
- Experience working within an ISO9001:2015 environment.
- Will have a proven track record of conducting audits and implementing change to bring about quality improvements.
- Experience driving the practical application of quality control activities.
- Be able to combine both technical skills and commercial awareness.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us on 0116 366 7602 and ask for Justin. Or email

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