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Quality Manager

  • Location

    Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Paul Branton

  • Contact email:

    paul.branton@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49719

  • Expiry date:

    29/12/2018

Quality Manager
£Competitive plus benefits
Bishop's Stortford
Landscape Maintenance Equipment

A Quality Manager is required to ensure all manufactured and purchased products meet the agreed quality standards. Candidates with experience of driving supplier quality development would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance equipment based in Bishop's Stortford, requires a proactive Quality Manager to manage the quality function of lead the development and alignment of the quality function across the EMEA region. As a Quality Manager you will be required to:

  • Management of the quality team, including departmental budgets, monthly reporting and annual planning requirements
  • Manage the on-boarding of new suppliers to ensure suitability, sustainability and compliance
  • Establish direct working relationships with key external supply base to ensure sustained continual improvement
  • Collaborate with suppliers and identify improvement opportunities
  • Lead/facilitate implementation of projects to improve quality/capability/productivity whilst reducing variability using six sigma methodology and lean techniques
  • Lead performance improvement programmes to drive PPM below targets
  • Oversee implementation of PPAP and other quality planning related activities at supplier


The Quality Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering discipline
  • Driving supplier quality development with strong planning, analysis, and problem resolution tools such as SPC, PPAP or similar
  • Skilled in the assessment of manufacturing processes
  • Regular European travel (c30%)


This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with quality management experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bishop's Stortford based turf and landscape maintenance equipment manufacturer will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension
  • Bonus


Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Quality Engineer or Quality Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.