Quality Manager

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Rail Technical Team

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    3 months ago

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  • A leading client in the Transportation Industry is recruiting for a Quality Manager to work on a long-term contract basis based in Birmingham. Role is inside scope of IR35.

    Purpose of the Role

    To support the delivery of the programme in compliance with the stated requirements, through the design, development and implementation of effective quality management processes and procedures.

    Lead the development of surveillance and monitoring regimes, appropriate supplier controls and the development and implementation of a robust Quality culture.


    Implement the controls necessary to deliver the programme in compliance with the stated requirements in consultation with the delivery teams. Provide support to resolve any quality issues that may arise.

    Use quality management tools and techniques to promote continual improvements and quality awareness

    Contribute to the selection and evaluation of suppliers to help ensure that all suppliers can comply with the Integrated Management System and have the necessary capabilities to deliver consistently to the required standard.

    Manage supplier and contractor relationships with regard to quality maters ensure that requirements are understood and complied with, work is completed to the required standard and the facilitation of continual improvement through the supply chain.

    Establish and agree key performance targets in order to optimize business performance in line with set objectives.

    Input into the audit planning process to ensure that key area risks are included in the programme and that contractors and suppliers have the appropriate coverage in consultation with the Head of Quality and Document Management


    Educated to minimum of level 4/5 (HND/Degree or equivalent) in an engineering or construction related subject

    A member of the Chartered Quality Institute or other similar body, ideally chartered status

    Knowledge of Lean and six Sigma DMAIC methodology, ideally hold a belt qualification (yellow, green or black)

    Strong practical knowledge in the implementation and on-going development of management systems based on the recognised standards such as ISO9001, ISO14001 & OHSAS 18001.

    Document Control principles and practices


    Auditor Certification IRCA

    Essential - Internal auditor certificate,

    Desirable - Principal or Lead Auditor Certification

    Good communication skills including report writing

    Preparation of Quality Planning and Quality Control documents

    Ability to effectively interface with staff across all levels of the project

    Stakeholder management skills

    Strong practical software usage skills in designing spreadsheets, presentations and diagramming,


    Expertise in the successful management and implementation of management systems and assurance in the construction and /or rail industries

    Supply chain quality guidance and assurance