Quality Manager

12 November 20222022-11-12
Dorset
£50,000 to £65,000
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Quality Manager

Dorset

£50,000 to £65,000

Recruit12 Construction has a fantastic opportunity for a Quality Manager to join a specialist main contractor within their construction team.

The successful candidate will be a passionate and engaging Quality Specialist with the ability to lead, educate and influence at all levels within the business.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Quality Manager will provide strategic, proactive advice and support to ensure the Integrated Management System remains compliant with ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001.

You will ensure that project deadline are met, and relay important project information as needed.

A proactive and personable temperament will enhance the liaising with the Sales and Construction team and will prevent construction delays and unnecessary/additional costs.

As a Quality Manager your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist with the implementation, management, and continual improvement of the company’s Integrated Management System (IMS).
  • Integrated Management System - proactively manage, coordinate, and maintain the Integrated Management System (IMS) with Process Owners and document authors.
  • Support the development and implementation of quality plans, inspection, and test plans, and quality control methods. Undertake quality audits.
  • Actively look for new approaches, best practices, or technologies in conjunction with others and where appropriate take these through to implementation.
  • Ensure non-conformances in products and processes are identified and resolved ensuring corrective and preventive actions are properly defined and implemented.
  • Quality Culture - design and develop quality management initiatives, policies and processes, and controls.
  • Develop Quality Alerts on best practices, audit non-conformances, and lessons learned. Assist in identifying lessons learned so that we can benefit from shared learning.
  • Support the establishment of site-specific plans, procedures, guides, templates, training materials, and tools by providing guidance and review/comment.
  • Provide guidance and review/comment on the preparation of deliverables such as Quality Plans, Inspection & Test Plans, Work Procedures, Material Approval Forms, Quality checklist Templates, and Handover Reports, including deliverables prepared by Suppliers.
  • Report on the performance of the management system, on opportunities for improvement, and on the need for change or innovation.
  • Promote the various management policies, objectives, and key performance indicators (KPIs). Ensure those responsible to implement the Quality Management System have been sufficiently trained on the system and their respective responsibilities, including related objectives and KPIs.
  • Ensure the integrity of the management system is maintained when changes are planned and implemented.
  • Periodically review and update the Quality Management System documents, in particular the Plans, to ensure they remain applicable throughout the project life cycle.

Qualifications:

  • Full driving license, preferably clean.
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, quantity surveying, or similar.

Skills & Experience:

  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience in construction for a Contractor.
  • Advanced level of Quality Management knowledge within the industry together with formal auditor training and good audit skills.
  • Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvements.
  • Clear evidence of the ability to research, interpret and summarise complex information in a way that is relevant and easily understood both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences.
  • Proven experience working to and achieving tight deadlines in high-pressure situations.
  • A clear understanding of construction methods and technology.
  • Experience working with construction industry safety regulations.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Good IT skills; including familiarity with a range of applications.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Well-developed organizational and project management skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Be good a communicator with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Exceptional listening and questioning skills.
  • Analytical and logical problem-solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Construction, Automotive, Aerospace, and World-Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.

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