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The POLYTEC GROUP is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality plastic parts, with over 4,300 employees worldwide. The Austria-based company is a full-service provider in the field of injection moulding, a specialist in fibre-reinforced plastics and a manufacturer of original accessory parts made of plastic and stainless steel. As a competent partner POLYTEC offers customised industrial solutions using polyurethane, along with the machinery required for their production.

We put our maxim PASSION CREATES INNOVATION into practice with absolute conviction and with such success that we are now enlarging our team. Therefore, we are looking for an employee (m/f/d) who is able to start work as a

Quality Manager

Ref.-Nr.
2473

ENTRY DATE
as of now

LOCATION
Telford

EXTENT OF EMPLOYMENT
full-time

  • To have responsiblity for the Quality Team at the Telford site and to ensure all process are followed

IF YOU ARE ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT...

  •  General and Task Management
  • Manage all quality-related issues within the manufacturing team (e.g. internal, supplier, customer and customer warranty)
  • Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards
  • Carry out product and process auditing
  • Ensure control plans and associated documentation are implemented effectively and maintained.
  • Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators including scrap monitoring, rework levels, parts per million (PPM) figures
  • Stop production in the event of manufacture of unacceptable goods/processes
  • Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management system (IATF16949/ISO9001)
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Assist with training of quality awareness
  • Report on internal and external Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system  
  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), and Measurement System Analysis
  • Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to current products in meeting customer requirements
  • Participate in the development and refinement of Design and Process FMEA’s (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)
  • Lead quality audits
  • Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends that concern product quality
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Quality control of work by appropriate reviews (customer concern effectiveness audits)
  • Support and lead process improvement activities
  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to customer base
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Plan projects or subtasks so they may be tracked and presented
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Produce written reports and make presentations
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks
  • Lead plant through a proactive approach utilising a ‘teach’ method to ensure that the wider business understands and buys into tools and processes.
  • Cost driven position, monitor all local costs and drive down spends to ensure CopQ is within budget.
  • Monitor cost of all instances of customer debit and robustly challenge with data where appropriate.
  • Track departmental hours and ensure they are allocated to appropriate actions.
 
  • People Management
  • Lead and/or support groups of technicians and engineers
  • Provide guidance to other team members
  • Train both team and broader organisation members
 
  • Relationship Management
  • Support regular inspection meetings with representatives from appropriate departments to establish an action plan for improving build quality and reducing internal failure
  • Communicate efficiently throughout the shop floor and with own and customer’s management
  • Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers

...AND POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS?

  • Proven experience in tier 1 or OEM automotive quality, preferably with at least two years at Quality manager / senior quality engineer level. 
  • Extensive audit experience, good working knowledge of IATF16949 and VDA standards. Lead Auditor and six sigma black belt status advantageous.
  • Previous experience of working within mould, assembly and aesthetic paint is an advantage.
  • Candidate must be a strong, highly focused, self motivated individual who works well under pressure and is able to organize and inspire a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of core tools and GD&T principles is essential.
  • HND Quality Assurance / CQI Level 5.
  • Exercise substantial initiative/judgement in work methods and interpreting goals
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Self-supervising within the guidance and expectations of senior management
  • Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge  
  • Experience with JLR and VW / Bentley customer base with understanding of their systems and approach is essential for role.  
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment, with a flexible approach.
  • Planning and prioritising activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to present data effectively
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team working skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts

THEN WE CAN OFFER YOU:

An exciting employment in a dynamic industry, multifaceted challenges as well as both personal and professional development opportunities in a collegial working atmosphere. We also offer adequate remuneration in line with your realisation abilities and initiative level.

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YOUR PERSONAL CONTACT

Ruth Elizabeth Seabridge

HR Generalist

POLYTEC CAR STYLING Telford

54 Business Park
TF3 3AL Telford
UK www.polytec-group.com
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