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Quality Manager

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

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  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Yarwood

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:


We are looking for an experienced Quality Manager with a chemical background on a permanent staff basis to be based in Standish, Greater Manchester.


The Quality Manager will be reporting to the MS Coordinator and responsible for the management of our Quality Systems and ensuring customer complaints and non-conformances are reviewed and dealt with in a timely manner. Working hours will be 35 hours a week. Salary circa £35 - £40K.


Lead Audit experience is essential.


This is a demanding role and requires a candidate who is highly organised and able to multitask.


Job purpose


The main purpose of the Quality Manager is to ensure the company remains compliant to the requirements of the current quality standard and that all documentation to support the system is accurate and readily available.


Any other reasonable task requested by the Directors would also be included in the responsibilities.




To accurately complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner.

Work to assigned procedures as defined in the Management Systems.

The effective maintenance and monitoring of the Quality Management System.

The resolution of appropriate non-conformities within the system.

Ensure that timely and effective action is taken by the appropriate personnel to obtain and maintain compliance with the quality system.

Regular management reviews of the Quality Management System.

Generate combined Internal audit Schedule in accordance with MS

Organising, preparing data, etc. for regular non-conformance reviews – customer complaints & process non- conformance and monitoring of QMS objectives.

Effective corrective/preventive actions for non-conformances.

To comply with quality audit procedures and management review decisions.

Assist and resolve any appropriate quality problems as they arise from customer or supplier complaints, production and QC testing.

Ensure that the Company Quality Manual, system registration and revision procedures are maintained and liaise with certification representative as and when required.

Set annual quality objectives for quality and monitor progress to achieve

Maintain appropriate quality system records as detailed in the manual, e.g. review minutes, complaint meetings, trend analysis data, etc.

Develop new quality systems and update existing system as required.

Liaise with customers and suppliers on matters related to quality.

Managers and supervisors will be held accountable for all aspects of performance and standards in respect of those activities which are within their control.

Manage, issue and track documents within the QMS

Carry out internal audits, complete report, issue actions and follow up

Contribute to the Quality Meetings & Reports on a quarterly and annual basis

Minute and manage actions from quality meetings as required

Immediately report any incident which management need to address using the appropriate reporting systems in place

Respond to required corrective and preventive action in a timely manner

Ensure that all duties/activities associated within quality department are carried out in compliance to Health, Safety, Environment and Quality management systems


Skills / Knowledge / Experience


Essential -

Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the Quality Assurance or similar industry

Ability to complete root cause analysis and contribute to investigations

Excellent understanding of QMS and ISO 9001:2015

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Experience of KPIs & Setting objectives

A desire to work with team members to improve processes and product quality

Flexible approach to working

Excellent attention to detail including housekeeping

Good knowledge of documentation practice

Able to use Microsoft Office


Desirable -

Good understanding of sampling and product testing

Familiar with management systems [14001 & 45001]

Previous experience in manufacture or chemical industry

Understanding of chemical processes




Essential -

Lead Auditor 9001

BTEC / HNC in relevant subject


Desirable -

Lead Auditor 14001 & 45001

Educated to Degree level in relevant subject



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