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Quality Manager

Quality Manager

  • Location

    Ystrad Mynach

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan Griffiths

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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QA Manager

Ystrad Mynach

£45,000 - £55,000

Yolk Recruitment is pleased to be working with a leading manufacturer in their period of expansion.

With a broad range of customers including pharmaceutical, biotech, contract research and contract manufacturers as well as clinical, forensic and academic laboratories in addition to organisations focused on food safety, clean water and environmental sustainability.

maintaining the quality management system and actively driving quality best practice.

Responsibilities will encompass overseeing and implementing quality assurance processes, maintaining the Quality Management System, maintaining quality standards, and actively driving quality best practice.

This is what you'll be doing as QA Manager:

  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance for the site.
  • Coordinate a team of internal auditors, conducting regular inspections and audits to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Create an internal audit programme and timetable covering regulatory compliance and quality assurance, reporting on findings and conducting detailed analysis of actions to be taken.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.
  • Update, maintain and refine the quality management system, ensuring accuracy and reliability.
  • Follow change management process to document and communicate changes to relevant stakeholders, obtaining necessary approvals.
  • Incorporating version control and change management practices, ensure that quality assurance documentation remains current, accurate, and aligned with the organisation's evolving needs.
  • Analyse data and trends to identify root causes of quality issues.
  • Monitor and report on non-conformities, lead on root cause analysis and ensure corrective action plans are implemented.
  • Coordinate completion and timely return of customer questionnaires.
  • Lead in the preparation and follow up of customer audits.
  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints, conducting root cause investigations.
  • Ensure all issues and gaps are addressed, maintaining corrective action plans to track and document progress.

The experience you will bring as QA Manager;

  • Ideally, hold a degree in a relevant field (e.g., Quality Assurance, Engineering, Life Sciences). or equivalent Quality Assurance experience.
  • Proven experience in quality assurance, with a track record of successfully implementing and managing quality processes.
  • Strong understanding of quality principles, methodologies, and tools, including ISO standards.
  • Experience in conducting audits, root cause analysis, and implementing corrective and preventive actions (trained auditor preferable).
  • Experience with quality management systems and tools.
  • Experience dealing with customers and suppliers.
  • Excellent IT skills and proficient with the use of MS Office packages.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyse data and identify trends.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient problem-solving skills with the ability to implement effective solutions

And this is what you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 paid bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus of 5%
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (6% employer contribution)
  • Life Assurance (x4 salary)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced sick and family policies
  • Long service awards
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 remote GP service
  • Annual flu jabs
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Corporate discount on gym membership
  • Savings and discounts
  • Reimbursement of professional membership fees
  • Use of the company's Cardiff City FC corporate season tickets
  • Social events
  • Charity fundraising and sponsorship
  • Volunteering days
  • Free onsite parking
  • Tea and coffee provided

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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