APQP Quality Manager

Job Opportunity Details
APQP Quality ManagerPermanent
APQP Quality ManagerSurrey, UK
APQP Quality Manager
APQP Quality Manager£45-65k + bonus + benefits
APQP Quality ManagerOnsite
APQP Quality ManagerDW7079

APQP Quality Manager
£45-65k + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is an automotive technology firm with around 125 talented people globally. Their purpose is to make electric vehicles better, for the people who use them and for a sustainable world.

We are looking for either an experienced automotive Quality Manager or Senior/Principal Quality professional who is looking for a step up and able to take the lead across the business for all things APQP. You’ll be leading all Product Quality Planning activities for new product development, spanning from customer concept through to serial production.

The role is based in Surrey with frequent national and international travel, primarily to China /Europe depending on the needs of the active projects.

Relevant Knowledge & Experience

• Automotive experience, ideally in tier 1 and OEM
• Expert in Advanced Product Quality Planning and / or similar approaches within the Automotive industry
• Expert in core tools such as DFMEA, PFMEA, Control plans, MSA, PPAP, SPC
• Trained internal auditor for ISO9001 minimum – ideally IATF 16949
• Experienced in directly working with Customers, especially in handling problem resolution
• Proficient in preparation of 8D documentation
• Expert in root cause analysis (able to facilitate and guide in tools such as 5 whys, Ishikawa, cause and effect)
• Able to manage conflicting tasks, priorities and a demanding workload

• Ability to use tools such as Minitab, Excel, JIRA, Confluence, MS Project
• Understanding of other Automotive standards such as ISO26262, A-SPICE, TISAX

This position would suit a quality professional who has excellent communication skills, an inclusive approach and the ability to influence others.

Benefits Package
• Discretionary Bonus - up to 15%
• Life Assurance 
• Pension Scheme
• Private Healthcare
• Share Options
• Learning & Development
• Relocation package


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