Quality Assurance Manager

Recruiter
Saint Gobain Limited
Location
Bedford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us. Weber is a leading manufacturer of easy to apply products in the facades, construction mortars, flooring systems and tile fixing markets. We believe in involving our customers, our privileged partners, in the development of solutions to guarantee quality, safety and competitiveness. Weber is part of an international group employing more than 10,000 people across 48 countries. People are the central focus and the key factor to the success of the Weber organisation. Weber people show high commitment to the company, look for excellence and contribute to the development of Weber. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is able to operate in a pro-active team environment and who is motivated and presents willingness to accept new challenges. Joining our passionate Quality team as the Quality Assurance Manager, this exciting role will see you ensuring that the Quality Assurance department's business strategy, KPIs and operation performance are successfully delivered and you will act as the chief internal and external contact for all QA matters. What will I be doing in the role? In the role as Quality Assurance Manager you will; Manage the Quality Assurance team; coaching, and training in response to problems and to improve processes Monitor the Quality Control results and work with R&D and QC teams to identify and implement improvements to test methods and procedures Manage QC master data (SAP, record files, QC specs, BBA quality plans) Evaluate and reduce product & process risk (Process capability, control plans, FMEA) Work with and support all departments across the 3 sites to improve processes, standards, systems and procedures Conduct supplier evaluations and work with R&D and Purchasing to specify quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers. Oversee the management of non-conforming products and raw materials from initiation to closure; driving root cause analysis projects and manage corrective and preventative actions as necessary Work with the Technical Services / Customer Services teams to investigate customer complaints Manage departmental KPI's and report out weekly and monthly to team (Supplier, Internal & Customer)Am I who you are looking for? First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we're agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we're supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you? For the Quality Assurance Manager specifically it is important that you have: Required: Educated to degree level in Engineering/Science or related subject and working knowledge of ISO 9001 Previous experience in Quality Assurance within a manufacturing environment. Excellent problem solving skills. Knowledge of SPC, statistical data analysis techniques Familiar with Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook Experience managing teams. Desired: Membership of The Chartered Quality Institute CQI Diploma in Quality (or prepared to work towards this)Experience in production environment Lead Auditor ISO9001/14001 What about the business I'll be joining? There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times. This vacancy is working for Weber - part of the Saint-Gobain group; Weber is the world's leading industrial mortar manufacturer providing innovative solutions for external wall rendering, flooring solutions, tile fixing and flooring, technical mortars and insulation systems; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries Are You In? What will I get in return? As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, Weber is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Weber or in one of the other 30 businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn't always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success. What do I need to do now? We would love to hear from you In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.