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Quality Manager

Our client is seeking to appoint a Quality Manager who will be responsible for establishing processes to deliver a long term quality assurance vision, formalising quality policies & procedures and establish performance metrics.

You will work closely with suppliers to create data collection techniques for control of supplied products, factory audits; create quality technical specifications for suppliers; audit their quality procedures and control complaints and return authorisations. You will also work with sourcing and participate in product change control activities, devise and ensure implementation of quality plans within specification drawings, and be responsible for ensuring the products comply with the relevant regulatory standards!

Location: Castle Donington

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum

Responsibilities:

  • Working in conjunction with sourcing to monitor all production outcomes by vendor, including test and sample products according to company policies
  • Implement and manage all product audit procedures and QC inspections with Asia QC team
  • Manage all nonconforming product issues through to an agreed corrective action plan with relevant vendor
  • Prepare a weekly list of existing or possible out-of-tolerance items for senior management; devise an action plan from this list for follow-up by senior management
  • Oversee new product development from a position technical performance and specification conformity
  • Work with all outside third-party labs in implementing company procedures for sample submission and data retrieval, including internal preliminary samples as well as finished product samples
  • Make sure all invoices related to quality assurance are properly approved and submitted
  • Investigating and setting standards for vendor based quality management
  • Provide customer facing technical information and instructions
  • Provide management/technical reports
  • Responsible for all packaging control and improvement

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • Quality control and systems management experience is ESSENTIAL, preferably in the furniture industry
  • Energy, enthusiasm and drive to deliver results
  • Strong analysis and decision making ability
  • The ability to monitor execution and adapt quickly!

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

Required skills

Senior Buyer

  • £33,000 - £35,000 Per Annum

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Buyer who will take responsibility for ensuring products and services are provided at the best commercial terms to support the needs of the business. You will be number driven, with strong negotiaton skills in order to excel in this role!

Location: Colwick, Nottingham

Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 per annum

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop existing suppliers
  • Identify opportunities and implement supply chain changes where appropriate
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best value to support the business needs
  • Work in cross-functional teams to manage incoming and out-going product collections
  • Report writing and analysis of data to support departmental KPI’s
  • Analysis of appropriate sales metrics to mould future purchasing and stock holding plans
  • Controlling, building and strengthening supplier relationships to continually improve and report on performance
  • Communication using high standard of interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation skills

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • Proven experience in a Buying role is essential
  • Possess a good working knowledge of Excel, particularly the use of formulas and other tools to enable statistical analysis of the stock range is essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A self-starter who is able to independently manage and prioritise their own workload on a daily basis
  • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP system is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can demonstrate full ownership for analytical decisions

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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