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Quality Manager

Posted 19.05.22

Precision Components



A highly competitive salary and package as well as career development for the right candidate

Are you a Quality Manager looking for an opportunity to make an impact in a well-established precision component manufacturer striving to become world class? Our client is an ambitious and forward-thinking company based in Leicester. They will help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; they're working hard to create a High-Performance culture where they live their values of Respect, Integrity, Safety and Excellence.

Being part of a successful and acquisitive PE-backed group, with sites around the world, they have the infrastructure and resources required to invest in and grow the business. A tier 1 supplier of a wide range of components and assemblies for aerospace and power generation OEM’s globally, the Leicester business has a confirmed strong and growing order-book with long-term contracts and has made significant investment improving the factory in the last 18 months.

As Quality Manager, reporting to the General Manager, managing the budget, and leading a team of around 15-20, you will have the autonomy to drive a transformation journey, embedding a continual improvement-focussed Quality Assurance culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for all aspects of the QMS and compliance to customer, industry, and regulatory requirements – AS13900, AS9100, IS9001, NADCAP etc.
  • Lead the development and implementation of short, medium and long-term objectives with respect to product assurance and quality.
  • Developing a 'zero defect' mindset to the manufacturing processes.
  • Driving a RFT programme across the facility that drives improvement across all processes ensuring processes are repeatable and predictable.
  • Lead training and development in the pursuit of a ‘best-in-class’ Quality team.


Who we’re looking for?

  • Proven track record as a successful Quality Leader (you may be manager, director or senior engineer) within precision engineering / machining environments – open on sectors, but could be aerospace, automotive, power generation, rail, defence.
  • Inspirational leader.
  • First-class problem-solving skills with a positive, enthusiastic approach to eliminating issues and providing long term solutions.
  • A proven ‘change agent’ utilising modern CI/Lean tools.
  • 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 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 or should you wish to have an informal and confidential discussion before applying.

Here at Kaizen, we are committed to filling executive roles with the highest calibre of people. We continually update our vacancies. To see our range of current positions, please see the opportunities listed below. Sometimes we work with clients to recruit to positions they do not want to be advertised, so please contact us to find out about other placements we have available.

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