QC Manager

Due to a significant growth from 300 to 550 employes this year, my client is looking to recruit a QC Manager.

This role is ideal for somebody looking for a chellenging opportunity.

In return you will receive a generous salary, 15% annual bonus and job security.

Job purpose

  • Working within an existing inspection team to continually improve the Quality of business processes & products by identifying opportunities and implementing change that significantly contributes to the overall success of the organisation.

  • To support the overall culture transition to one that ensures process owners build Quality into their processes and designs.


  • To identify and implement significant projects that improve the overall productivities of ‘Inspection' within the organisation.

  • Manage and develop Quality KPI's - drive high impacting projects utilising your team.

  • Identifying CAPEX opportunities for improved in-line inspection.

  • Ensuring that all managers, process owners and supervisors develop and maintain their part of the quality management system by development of their awareness within the management system.

  • Involvement in developing the quality goals and targets in the organisation's strategic plan.

  • Monitor and advice on how the management system is performing, which often includes the publication of statistics to the senior leadership team regarding company performance against set measures.

  • Continual enhancement of the quality culture and use of quality tools within the business to increase the rate of improvement.

  • Determining how customers' expectations will change over time (internal and external) and what the organisation needs to do to meet these changing expectations.

    Additionally he/she will be responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of a customer-focused culture within the organisation.

  • Manage / develop Q KPI's across the business examples;

  • Management of the Calibration system

  • Management of departmental objectives to support business goals.

  • Any other reasonable & relevant duties as requested by the Head of Quality.


  • Strong knowledge of root cause problem solving and process control techniques.

  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.

  • Strong working knowledge of engineering production techniques.

  • Strong working knowledge of ISO 9001& 14001 fundamentals

  • Knowledge of machining.

    fabrication, welding, sand/die casting etc

  • Knowledge of SPC

  • Lean Manufacturing techniques

  • Awareness of electrical design, pneumatic system design


  • At least 5 years' experience within a complex design to order organisation

  • At least 5 years' experience working as a Quality professional at Managerial Level

  • Internal & External auditing experience

  • Experience of driving high impacting initiatives through an organisation.

  • Experience of NPDI process

  • Experience of an organisation going through a culture change.


  • Degree qualification in a Mechanical Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Formal Quality training / development e.g.


  • IRCA certified trained auditor

  • Ability to read / interpret engineering drawings

  • Microsoft Office computer literacy, pivot tables etc.

  • Ability to diagnose and identify causes of manufacturing faults

  • Report writing e.g.

    justifications, initiatives etc.

  • Able to be agile based on changing priorities - strong team player.

If you are interested in the role, please press apply now.

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