Quality Assurance Manager - Stoke-on-Trent

Zest Optical
Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Jason Cox
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Quality Engineer or Quality Manager? Have you got experience working in a UKAS accredited Laboratory? Have you worked to ensure compliance with BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005? Our client - a leading name within the international eyewear market - are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance professional to come into the business and take the helm as a Quality Manager from their UKAS accredited Stoke-on-Trent Laboratories.

Your experience:

  • Experience of working in a UKAS accredited environment
  • A sound understanding of BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005
  • Educated to degree level or higher in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Background in Quality Assurance preferably in an eyewear setting
  • Experience in coordinating teams internally and externally, working cross-functionally and with third party manufacturers to maintain Quality Systems
  • An understanding of audit procedures and regulatory requirements surrounding Quality Assurance

Your new role:

  • Ensure compliance to relevant regulatory standards (BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and UKAS requirements for all laboratory locations)
  • Manage the Quality System to ensure compliance to European, Australian and North American Markets
  • Manage and action any quality issues raised from inspections, complaints, or failed test reports
  • Implement and maintain a protocol lead Quality system ensuring that all SOPs are up to date and in line with the relevant regulatory requirements
  • Work corss-functionally across sales, production, product development, operations, customer services and management as a point of contract for Quality Management
  • Coordinate and manage external 3rd party testing activities
  • Interpret and action audit reports both internally and for suppliers
  • Action internal audits as required

The Salary:

In order to secure the services of the right candidate, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package in line with your experience, and an opportunity to work for a highly dynamic and growing organisation.

Zest is working to a tight deadline on this role, so please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.

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