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QUALITY MANAGER

Sector:
Any
Job Type:
Any
Location:
England
Area:
Lancashire
Town:
IRLAM
Salary:
£48 to £52 per annum
Posted:
23 Aug 2021
Job Ref:
SNQUMANIRL

Our client are a large engineering firm who are looking to recruit a experienced quality manager to join the team.

Opportunity

A fantastic opportunity has opened up for the right candidate in a busy and dynamic fabrication facility . The company is looking for an experienced QA / RWC Manager with a Rail / Manufacturing steel bias. Lundy Projects have recently secured long term contracts that mean the role is a long-term position.

Job description

QA / RWC Manager role will require the right candidate to demonstrate experience in a similar role. Have a very good knowledge of Rail, fabrication in welding, and galvanising as.Will update the quality records and maintain procedures and systems of work to meet the requirements of RISQS / BS EN 1090 / NHSS20 and ISO 9001 for internal and external audits. A good knowledge of CE markings is desired but not essential. Update the quality records and maintain procedures and systems of work to meet the requirements of BS EN 1090 / NHSS20 and ISO 9001.This will involve following the Factory Production Control manual and cross-referencing documents and procedures with the company quality manual.

The role will be based in Irlam but will involve travel to the head office to ensure all quality records and procedures are compliant over both facilities.

The role will also require the person to control the day-to-day welding activities throughout the company. This includes ensuring Welders are qualified to BS EN 9606, qualified procedures are relevant to the work being produced, NDT testing is completed in accordance with the ITP, welding consumables are fit for purpose and stored correctly, 100% visual welding inspection is carried out by qualified welding inspectors and the WPS’s are followed accurately and regularly audited.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will be responsible for the monitoring and improvement of all aspects QA related to the fabrication and galvanising of structural steelwork. The role will ensure that all relevant projects, British and European standards have been met and adhered to. The up keep of all standards and procedures have been adhered to and that the work has met our own FPC requirements.

The role will require, but not limited to the following activities to be carried out,

Support senior management in developing the company and its efficiency for future works.

Support senior management in development of the company objectives and new markets.

Lead from the front and implement best practice throughout the department.

Confirm quality / routine checks are carried out and ensure output meets quality specification and compliance with quality policies and procedures.

Review at tender and contract award stage the fabrication and welding requirements ensuring the firm are compliant.

Review fabrication drawings and ensure a welding programme has been established by our un-house inspectors and maintained throughout the project.

Monitor, record any NCR’s, document, and ensure remedial actions for improvements are carried out.

Liaise with works manager / ensure the requirements of BS EN 1090 and BD EN ISO 3824-3 -NHSS20 are met and maintained

Carry out inspections to ensure steelwork has been manufactured in accordance with drawings and standards. Record and maintain all required records.

Final inspections before release

Monitor, record any NCR’s, document, and ensure remedial actions for improvements are carried out.

Liaise with client to ensure handover documentation is issued in a timely manner.

An ability to read and interpret drawings

An understanding of 3.1 material certificates

Knowledge of NDT techniques

Control the NCR process in accordance with the company quality manual

Collate and control NDT reports

Maintain welder qualification records

Maintain calibration schedule

Assist/ lead with various audits

Knowledge of galvanising

Maintain relevant Standards

Organise and produce Declaration of Performance certification

Compile quality packs to client requirements

Create purchase orders for NDT requirements

Organise weld tests for both new procedures and welder qualification co-operating with third party witnessing and certification services.

Advise on welding processes and equipment.

Ensure all inspection personnel are certified and competent.

Liaise with client to ensure handover documentation is issued in a timely manner.

Organise weld tests for both new procedures and welder qualification co-operating with third party witnessing and certification services.

An ability to read and interpret drawings

Control the NCR process in accordance with the company quality manual

Key Relationships Internal

Head of Safety and Compliance Manager – to support all objectives and report findings and possible improvements.

Production Manager – to assist the smooth running of the projects while assisting to improve and maintain standards

Technical Dept – to lead with early contract review to ensure standards and requirements are laid out in the ITP.

Administration – to cross check orders, invoices, delivery notes for goods received. Raise NCR’s and monitor until complete. Provide handover documentation to client.

Ensure Upkeep of all aspects of FPC.

External

Suppliers – Ensure any NCR’s have been rectified and actions put in place to prevent further occurrences.

Client – Establish project requirements during the project and handover requirements.

Ideal Candidate Skills

Steelwork engineer background / QA ambition

Ideally HNC qualified in a relevant field (Mechanical engineering)

RWC level 3.2 or above

Full understanding of RISQS auditing requirements

Proven QA / engineering background in fabricated steelwork

Fully Conversant with ISO 9001 CE markings / BS Standards. Specifically BS EN 1090 & BS 3834

Proactive in improving / monitoring production/ and auditing

Practical knowledge to allow interaction with production team

Prepared to assist in all aspects of manufacturing management

Good understanding of Microsoft excels / word, Auto CAD would be an advantage

Clean driving licence.

To apply please forward your cv in word format.

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions

Treating EVERYONE with RESPECT

Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE

Always being FRIENDLY and DOWN TO EARTH

Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

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