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Quality Manager (Ref: AEQM)
Remuneration:

Position in the Engineering sector in Pietermaritzburg, KZN - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Friday 29 July 2022
Job Description:

Proudly African company with a global presence, manufacturing high quality products for Africa and the world is looking for a Quality Manager to join the team. The purpose of the role is through the utilization of the Quality team, provide direction on the development and management of an effective ISO901 Quality Management System (QMS). This position reports directly to the General Manager: Technology.

 

Main job function  

Quality Management System

Maintenance of ISO9001 certification; through the utilisation of the Quality team, provide direction on the development and management of an effective ISO9001 Quality Management System (QMS);

Ensure efficient utilisation of resource management tools, to achieve continuous alignment of the Quality Team’s focus with Company’s overall business strategic objectives around the QMS;

Lead the QMS Review process for all Quality processes within the business;

Establish and manage an active Risk Register to manage risks associated with Company’s Quality;

Management System;

Assume Lead Auditor responsibilities for ISO 19011 and ISO 9001 compliance to ensure effective completion of all internal and external (Suppliers) audits to minimise risk to the business;

Facilitation and administration of all independent external QMS Audits for surveillance and recertification with an external and independent service provider; and

Management of non-conformances throughout the Company’s value chain

 

Product Manufacturing:

Lead the production teams with the development and sign-off of Work Instructions for all areas of production within the business to ensure consistent quality output of products;

Ensure that production waste is minimised by -

the correct measurement, recording and presentation of reject rates;

the formation and management of effective and up-to-date rework procedures;

effective management of in-process inspections and testing;

Ensure that all materials received through the Receiving Warehouse are inspected in line with Inspection and Test Plans guided by the ISO9001 standard before factory

release; and

Ensure that all materials despatched through the Finished Goods’ Warehouse are inspected in line with Inspection and Test Plans guided by the ISO9001 standard before dispatch to customers.

 

Leadership

Administer annual performance appraisals with the Quality Department

Identify gaps from the Quality team and develop structured Individual Development

Plans (IDP) to address competence challenges within the team; and

 

Sales and Marketing (Support)

Compilation of all Quality submissions relating to customer enquiries and tender.

Qualifications:

Grade 12 or equivalent

Certificate in Quality Management (SAQI, TQM, or similar) non-negotiable; and

Diploma in engineering (Mechanical or Industrial) a distinct advantage.

Experience:

5 years’ experience in the management of quality systems within a heavy engineering manufacturing environment. Experience in the electrical power industry is an added advantage; and 2 years’ experience as a Manager of a Quality Department.

 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ada Evans ada@armstrongappointments.com