Talent Solutions

A search and selection consultancy specialising in the permanent and interim recruitment of professionals supporting companies’ change initiatives and the drive towards continuous improvement.

Quality Manager

Posted 01.03.21


North East


£50,000-£60,000 + excellent benefits

Are you a Quality Manager looking for an opportunity to make an impact in a well-established Tier 1 automotive manufacturer striving to become world class? 

Our client is an ambitious and forward-thinking company based in the North East and, being part of a successful and acquisitive UK-owned group, has the infrastructure and resources required to invest in and grow the business.

As Quality Manager, reporting to the Managing Director, managing the budget, and leading a team of around 20, you will be autonomously responsible for driving a true Quality Assurance culture across the business.


Key Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for all aspects of the QMS and compliance to customer, industry, and regulatory requirements - IATF 16949.
  • Customer focus. Working closely with the production team - PPAP, ISIR, PFMEA and SPS etc.
  • Supplier Development.
  • Focus on problem-solving using 8D, Root Cause Analysis etc.
  • Administer local audit program.
  • Support the engineering team in QA of new product designs – APQP.
  • QMS document control system.

Who we’re looking for?

  • Proven track record as a successful automotive Quality Manager - IATF 16949.
  •  Inspirational leader.
  • First-class problem-solving skills with a positive, enthusiastic approach to eliminating issues and providing long term solutions.
  • Must be an excellent collaborator working closely with your peer group.
  • Must be an excellent communicator, capable of engaging with individuals one-on-one as well as being able to deliver briefings, workshops, and training.


What's on offer?

A highly competitive salary (circa £50,000-£60,000) and package as well as the support required to help you succeed, being supported by an organisation committed to Continuous Improvement and investment. You will also get the personal development you need to progress with excellent career prospects available.

Are you the one we're looking for? Apply now by clicking the apply button or email me for more information. The shortlist date is week commencing 29th March 2021, so if you have not heard back from us before then please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Why Kaizen

We have developed a track record over more than a decade in recruiting senior executive and mid-level business leaders that operate across many related sectors. These include manufacturing, consumer, logistics, utilities and professional services.

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