Quality Manager - Finished Goods

Company Name Cast UK Limited (view profile)
Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 4, 2022
Category Retail & Sales
Job Type Full-time
Salary £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum


Quality Manager, Manchester, £45,000 - £50,000 per annum (DOE)

Are you a hands-on customer and supplier facing Quality Manager with finished goods experience? Do you place emphasis on continuous improvement of overall Product Quality? If so, we'd love to talk to you!

Our client is a growing electrical company who are focused on becoming the leading supplier in their field. The business is an online retailer that are currently experiencing significant growth and investment, looking to build a high-performing team to future-proof their business and influence change.

What's in it for you?

* Fantastic time to join growing business with strategy in place to become leader in their field.
* Opportunity to take over high performing QA department and implement improvements to future-proof the business as it continues to grow.
* Chance to work closely with NPD department and help the business bring new leading-edge products to market, through continuous quality checks, sampling, testing etc.
* As a lot of the sourcing is done from the Far East, you'll have the opportunity to travel to China 1-2 times a year to meet and audit suppliers, review factory set ups etc.

What you'll be doing:

* Championing company's quality department, influencing strategy and improving business performance through minimising quality issues
* Managing a small quality team of Quality Technicians with outlook to grow team aligned with business growth.
* Maintaining strong relationships with Far East suppliers, including use of supplier scorecards to monitor and improve performance.
* Assisting the NPD department with the development of new products.
* Liaising with a number of different business functions including NPD, Warehouse, Sourcing etc.

What we need from you:

* You'll be an experienced and ambitious Quality Manager - Finished goods experience is essential, prefereably monitoring electrical/appliance/lighting products.
* Strong technology skills, familiar using systems such as Excel, ERP, WMS etc.
* Strong supplier management experience, with proven record of improving supplier performance. Experience using supplier scorecards would be advantageous.

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit www.castuk.com