Senior Quality Manager

Job Title: Senior Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £37750 - £51620 per annum
Start Date: Subject to gaining clearance
Reference: 1703-27_1495098336
Contact Name: Emma Broderick
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2017 10:05

Job Description

Sitec are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quality Manager for a private nuclear MoD establishment in Reading. This is a permanent position paying a salary of £37,750 - £51,620 per annum including benefits.

To lead the delivery of Quality within the areas they represent. Lead the Quality team in support of development of staff, the expansion of Quality data and improvements in overall Quality performance. Aim to expand the scope, deployment and diversity of the Quality team they represent

Key Accountabilities
* Planning and delivery of Quality work, within the area they represent and working within an agreed framework
* Provide specialist expertise in the application and deployment of Quality tools and metrics within their represented area
* Advises on the application of the Quality Management System and it application within the workplace
* Lead and develop a technical multi-functional team to resolve problems when required by the area they represent
* Provision of technical review and guidance on training and development requirements of the team
* Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player

Key Responsibilities
* Leading subject matter expertise in the fields pertinent to their role within Quality
* Plan and deliver technical assessments using appropriate methodologies and contributing to capability development
* Plan and implement development of tools, techniques and validation methods to ensure Right First Time methodology
* Plan and participation in improvement activities and completion of Quality analysis, where appropriate
* Engagement with relevant stakeholders across the client, the UK and our international partners
* Responsible for undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line and task management

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
* Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems and related standards (e.g. Health & Safety, Environment, Security)
* Excellent inter-personal/negotiation/communication skills
* Excellent report writing and presentation skills
* Basic Project Management or in depth knowledge of specialist subject
* Customer satisfaction and the tools and processes utilised in measuring business performance and delivery
* Good understanding of configuration and change management techniques
* Able to lead team/manage staff within a specialist field and environment
* Understanding of improvement techniques, such as Lean, Six Sigma, RLI, etc
* Earned/Added Value Management
* Computer literate in Microsoft office package
* Able to train and coach mixed groups
* A proven track record of influencing and engaging with senior management
* Establishing, implementing and maintaining quality management systems, processes, procedures and other supporting documentation
* Completion of vendor selection monitoring and management processes
* Proven track record of working within the field of aligned specialism
* Auditing from definition/scheduling through to implementation, reporting and close out
* Managing quality resource estimates and budgets and the production of associated business cases
* Facilitating meetings and assisting in defining, recording and expediting actions
* Experienced in the line management of staff if required
* Experience of stakeholder management
* Qualified in lean six sigma tools (Preferred)

* ONC/HNC qualification in a relevant subject and/or a suitable vocational qualification (HND or equivalent) or practical experience in a quality-related role
* Chartered Membership of the Quality Institute (CQI) or alternative/equivalent professional body, or working towards it
* Degree level qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant subject (Preferred)

Special Requirements
* Willing and able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance necessary for the role
* Willing and able to work in designated areas
* Willing and able to travel within the UK and abroad as necessary

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec, part of the Sitec Group. The services advertised by Sitec are those of an Employment Business

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.