Quality Manager

Cambridge Permanent
  • Join an exciting well established Medical Device company based in Cambridge
  • Build and develop the QMS to new standards for the company

About Our Client

My client has been manufacturing precision optical and electromechanical equipment and instrumentation. My client is a leader in the development of precision motion, automation, and optical systems, sub-systems, and components and has been for over 100 years.

Job Description

  • To act as the company Quality manager and also Health & Safety and Environmental manager
  • To be part of the Operational Management Team running the day-to-day operations
  • To ensure that quality, health & safety and environmental procedures and standards are enforced and worked to at all times by all staff
  • To ensure that the company is kept up to date with all relevant legislation and best practice in the areas of Quality, H&S and Environmental issues.
  • Ensure all training relevant to HSE requirements takes place and that deadlines are met for new requirements and the renewal of qualifications.
  • Maintain the company certification to ISO and other standards as required
  • To manage and supervise the Quality Team
  • To write and maintain the company's procedures in collaboration with the people working in the areas affected
  • To audit the company against its own procedures and process instructions
  • To represent the company in dealing with external bodies, suppliers and customers
  • Lead / take part in customer or supplier audits, reporting, analysing and taking actions on results as required
  • Managing Supplier Quality Agreements and ensuring these requirements are understood and met internally.
  • To work towards reducing the company's carbon footprint and championing sustainable initiatives
  • To report key performance indicators to the directors and plan and manage any actions arising as a result
  • To work with all appropriate departments in the resolution of customer complaints / returns
  • To be able to assess and give a decision on the quality of product being manufactured and/or components delivered
  • To organise and lead the process of management review of the company's systems, procedures and results
  • To check and assure compliance of both the company and product against legislation such as RoHS, Modern Slavery Act, REACH and other legal and ethical requirements as required by a countries laws.
  • To carry out any other reasonable requests as deemed necessary by the management team.

The Successful Applicant

  • Good experience in preparation for audits to ISO9001 and ISO13485
  • Previous experience in a managerial capacity is beneficial
  • Vast QMS Experience
  • CAPAs, Change Controls, Non-conformance, Deviations
  • Running ISO accreditation, someone who has previous experience adapting do different standards
  • Implementation of ISO13485 is beneficial
  • Previous experience managing compliance.

What's on Offer

This a a brilliant chance to adopt a number of key responsibilities which are not often included in the same position. My client is looking for someone manage, implement, develop and maintain a QMS which they get to improve. As Quality Manager you will be section head of the Quality team.

Alex Henman
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+44 172 773 0105

Job summary

Life Sciences
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Consultant name
Alex Henman
Consultant phone
+44 172 773 0105
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