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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15358876
  • Client ID:RI/AM16174
  • Posted on:14-JUN-2018
  • Location:WESTMEATH
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Quality Manager - County Westmeath.

The successful candidate will be required to lead and co-ordinate the quality function, to ensure that customer and internal requirements are understood, managed and fulfilled though the direction and co-ordination of the quality management system.
The ideal candidate will have the necessary leadership skills to promote and develop a culture of best practice within the organisation and will have a proven track record in the automotive, medical device, or high volume manufacturing industries.

Responsibilities include:
• Ensure that the organisation’s Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal, ISO 9001/ISO13485/IATF16949, and regulatory/legal requirements.
• Provide leadership to all teams on best practice with respect to Automotive Quality / Medical device manufacture
• Lead improvement projects with cross-functional teams to continually improve QMS.
• Ensure that customer requirements are captured effectively and understood.
• Support customer and internal APQP processes
• Direct the day to day activities of the Quality department
• Direct the activities of the Environmental Management system ISO14001
• Direct the internal audit and supplier audit program
• Manage customer complaints and issues in a timely manner
• Oversee the generation of KPI data and action plans to improve metrics
• Conduct management reviews

Qualifications and Experience sought:
• Third level degree in engineering or quality related field.
At least 5 years’ experience working in a senior quality role, preferably in an automotive or medical device area
• Strong project management skills. Lean Sigma black or green belt qualification would be a distinct advantage.
• Excellent computer skills

• Must be capable of managing and directing a team
• Must be an effective communicator (written and verbal). Must also be confident in communicating directly with customers and certification bodies
• Candidates must be capable of working in a deadline driven environment with an ability to multitask. He/She must be quick to learn, reliable and committed to the task at hand
• A high level of flexibility is required
• Candidates must be enthusiastic and able to take the initiative

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com