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Production Quality Manager

Production Quality Manager

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    up to £50,000

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    Bethan Griffiths

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    about 1 month ago

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Production Quality Manager




Yolk Engineering is pleased to be working with a well-known manufacturer based in the Newport area who are looking for a Production Quality Manager to join their Quality team.
This is a great opportunity to join a manufacturer who are growing year by year. Having a full order book for the next 5 years and no signs of slowing down, you would be joining a secure company who offer professional development and progression to all their staff!

Reporting directly to the Quality Manager you would have 7 direct reports.

What you will be doing as Production Quality Manager:

·        Managing the internal quality KPI for all plant to guarantee solutions, using methodical approaches to determine requirements for escalating for each production unit

·        Ensuring all Quality assurance approaches are implemented and adhered to within the Production environment

·        Investigating root cause of non-conformances, identifying & ensuring implementation of corrective/preventative actions to continuously improve quality

·        Responding to customer complaints, implementing containment actions, carrying out full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures

·        Leading, engaging and motivating a team of Quality Engineers & Technicians and provide guidance & feedback in helping them to deliver their best and realise their full potential

·        Championing TPM/5S adherence & improvement through the audit process, ensuring the highest levels of housekeeping within the department are maintained.

·        Lead the Quality team in Continuous Improvement activities

·        Co-ordinating the labour resource across the department, including sickness/holiday cover contingencies, ensuring timely updating of the Time & Attendance System

·        Deputising for the Quality Manager in his/her absence

·        Full responsibility & ownership of MDI and accountability process including escalations (until closure)

·        Managing all people related policies in an open, fair and consistent way

·        Taking action to identify & improve poor performance/ absence and tackle difficult issues straight away, carrying out disciplinary hearings and investigations, where necessary

·        Carry out specific training to cover all aspects of the quality system and application of procedures

·        Participation in external and internal audits, communicating findings to management and ensuring closure of corrective actions


The skills you will bring as Production Quality Manager:

·        Experience in a supervisory role is essential

·        HND/HNC or Bachelor’s degree in a technical field

·        Internal auditing qualification or higher

·        Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working with quality tools/methodologies

·        Experience working for a global manufacturing company in a matrix working environment

·        A strong manufacturing background gained in large automotive or general or engineering sector

·        Knowledge and experience of Microsoft applications i.e Word and Excel

·        Working knowledge of lean manufacturing

·        Experience of reporting and analysis of management information

·        Experience of problem resolution


If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this production quality manager role apply now by sending your CV to or calling me directly on 07458163362.