Product Quality Manager

Product Quality Manager

Job Title: Product Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hook, Hampshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13679_1558624017
Contact Name: Sara Nash
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2019 16:06

Job Description

Product Quality Manager
Hook, Hampshire
£45-55k Depending on level of experience


Takes the lead in promoting a right-first-time approach to product quality at the company
Ensures that the right level of risk assessment (FMEA, Contract Review) is carried out before undertaking the manufacture of a product.
First point of contact with the customer in the case of non-compliance. Ensures that the appropriate resources are applied to investigation, root-cause and preventative action.
Ensures that reports of a sufficiently professional standard are sent to the customer and provides ongoing feedback during investigations.
Ensures that CAR responses are robust and effective.
Ensures that product quality data is constantly fed-back to the manufacturing team, this includes in-process yields, RMA's and near-misses.
Reviews proposed process for product manufacture (work instructions, tooling, etc.) to ensure that product quality and repeatability is the main consideration.
Owns the production Quality Clinic.
Owns the FRB and similar processes.
Sign-off of CAR and 8D responses where appropriate.
Directly responsible for Line-Inspection.

Ensure that customer quality concerns take highest priority within the company and that they are resolved in a timely and professional manner.
Ensure that product specific quality features are identified before a build and ensure that the necessary instructions, controls and measures are in place to meet the customer specification.
Ensure that product quality metrics are regularly reviewed by the appropriate teams and that corrective/preventive actions take place.
Ensure that responses are sent back to customers in a professional and timely manner.
Identify and participate in continuous improvement activities in areas such as process control, training, work instructions, operator awareness, tooling, etc.
Provide a focal point for the Line Inspection team in terms of guidance, support and arbitration.
Represent the company in quality matters. Be prepared to visit customers to discuss quality related issues.

Will require full SC clearance with no caveats.

Degree or equivalent experience in appropriate Engineering discipline; Electronics, Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.

Demonstrable experience in a similar role is essential
Must be experienced in electronics manufacture with an emphasis on the requirements of the aerospace industry.

If you are interested in applying for this role or finding out more please contact Sara Nash on 02393 910040 or email

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