At our plant in Glenrothes, Scotland (which is ISO9001 accredited), we design, develop and produce radial piston motors working in partnership with world renowned international OEM’s in industries such as material handling, construction and forestry machinery. An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual with appropriate skills to not only lead our on-site Team of Engineers (covering systems, calibration and Customer support) and Inspectors but, crucially, to also contribute as an active member of the facility's Senior Management Team.
In this challenging and high profile role, reporting locally to the Managing Director, the candidate will be expected to manage across a spectrum of tasks
Group - Acting as a "bridge" between the Plant and the Central Quality Organisation based in Germany the successful candidate will act as the focal point in terms of both data exchange and general communication. Additionally, the Quality Manager will lead Plant / Divisional review meetings and be responsible for the deployment of Group wide Quality initiatives and procedures.
Senior Management - As a key member of the 6 strong Senior Management Team you will be expected to contribute not just to the strategic direction of the Company going forward, but to ensure that the agreed actions are effectively implemented.
Functionally - You will be responsible for the day to day management of a Team of Quality Engineers and supporting Inspection staff working to realise agreed business objectives. In this capacity you will provide support internally to all functional areas of the business and externally with our Customers as necessary.
Additionally you will be expected to provide management support to the Health, Safety and Environmental Team on site.
Degree qualified you will possess prior experience of materials and production methods (ideally including precision machining of steel & cast iron) gained in an Engineering, Automotive or Hydraulics environment
You will possess a strong understanding of currently available quality tools, a practical knowledge of technical drawings and geometric tolerancing, a high level of computer and financial literacy, and will be comfortable leading multifunctional teams in complex tasks.
You will be a results oriented individual, who is comfortable with an open and participative management style within a demanding operational environment.