Quality Manager

quality manager
14/ 12/ 2021
Quality Manager

Rutland Plastics is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Quality Manager.


The successful candidate will be a natural communicator, able to quickly understand our customers’ needs, and able to translate that into a right-first-time mindset throughout our operations. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven individual to lead a highly knowledgeable team of 10 direct reports and make a visible impact across the company.


Reporting to the Operations Manager the key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Undertake site visits and develop a culture of open communication with customers.
  • Manage a team of 10 staff, undertaking a range of Quality-related duties
  • Implement robust quality assurance programs on a product-by-product basis
  • Ensure that non-conformances are satisfactorily addressed at root-cause
  • Conduct end-to-end reviews of our process to identify and mitigate potential escapes
  • Create work-flow instructions to minimise errors contributed by human factors
  • Provide on-going training and support in order to improve the skills of our workforce


The ideal candidate will have :

  • Min 10 years experience of working in a Quality-driven manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrable experience of modern Quality Management systems (AQL, Six-Sigma)
  • A proactive attitude to communication to resolve issues and identify solutions
  • Be a role model for Rutland Plastics Values and associated Behaviours
  • Promote a culture of open communications to achieve continuous improvement


The essential skills required of this role are:

  • Excellent organisational and supervisory skills
  • Able to demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving.
  • Positive outgoing personality, able to motivate and lead others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to make tough decisions under pressure


In return we are offering a very competitive package depending on skills and experience, annual performance bonus, 32 days holidays (to include Christmas shutdown and bank holidays), *private health insurance, *death in service insurance, PPE and on-site parking.

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