Quality Co-Ordinator

Role Description


Main tasks and duties:

  • Assist in the development of Quality Management Systems to deliver ever improving “Right First Time” quality and cost, driven by technology improvements, customer requirements and audit feedback.
  • Ensuring that all systems are maintained so that the requirements of BS EN ISO 9002, ISO 1400 and OHSAA 18001 are met and, as defined, kept under review, by means of formal and informal audits;
  • Set up and maintain quality controls and documentation such as quality manuals and quality procedures.
  • Establish and complete clear and easily applied quality audit and inspection methods to demonstrate standards and improvements achieved.
  • Investigation of quality issues implementing corrective actions and elimination of root cause.
  • Ensuring that adequate, correct, product specifications are available, as and when required,
  • Quality interface between client & customers, suppliers & regulatory bodies
  • The total handling of all customer concerns,  from receipt through investigation to settlement and corrective action;
  • Collection/analysis/reporting of Quality KPI data: eg: internal & external reject rates, material utilisation etc.
  • Scheduling & convening regular internal Quality Meetings and focus groups
  • Identification & management of Quality-related training for Inspection & Shop-floor staff
  • Co-ordinate day to day activities of direct reports in terms of quality control on factory floor 

Essential Criteria:

  • 3-5 years in equivalent experience in quality control and improvement
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing based role managing a Quality focused team (direct reports)
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Quality principles
  • Experience of interpreting engineering drawings
  • Planning, control and improvement including working to audited ISO quality standards.
  • Minimum Maths & English GCSE or equivalent
  • IT skills 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of fabrication and metal working techniques
  • Experience of implementing and sustaining continuous/ business improvement techniques such as Lean, 5s, Six Sigma
  • Experience of developing systems/processes for new customers and New Product Development
Back to Top