Date posted



Sevenoaks, England


Up to £30,000

Job Description

Ref: VR/04069

Quality Lead

Up to £30,000


Our client are a precision engineering company, located in Kent, they machine complex components to exacting specifications in plastic, ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Due to continued growth they are looking for a Quality Lead to join and push the company forward.

Summary of position:

Setting the Standards for Quality, manage the Quality ISO System.

As the Quality Lead you will be required to carry out the following:

  • Ensure compliance to requirements including Quality Management Systems (primarily ISO 9001).
  • Manage ongoing development of the Quality System to ensure and improve its effectiveness through ownership of the management review process.
  • Manage and co-ordinate all essential QMS systems activities e.g. change control, CAPA, NCMR, etc. 
  • Monitor and report key quality metrics to the Management Team.
  • Ensure that all customer complaints are investigated (with RCCM), responded to within appropriate timeframes and associated activities are escalated appropriately.
  • Prepare the site for (and host) external audits (customer/regulatory) ensuring corrective/preventative actions are put in place to address non-conformances.
  • Manage the planning, maintenance and reporting of internal and external audit activities.
  • Provide QA support to the business and ensure availability of QA resource during manufacturing hours.
  • Establish and execute in-process inspection sheets in accordance to procedure.
  • Responsible for all First Off checks and ensure that all First Offs are recorded as complete (demonstrating independence to production).
  • Establish specifications for critical dimension from sampling plan and ensure those taken are within compliance to customer requirements.
  • Manage and amend any artwork drawing specifications in line with customer requirements.
  • Manage stock control for over produced orders; ensuring traceability and disposition of materials.
  • Manage calibration activities and all records maintained accordingly.
  • Provide technical support to production.
  • Invoicing of Goods and create, authorise and issue CofC where requested by the customer.
  • Any other tasks/duties deemed to be within the competence of the post-holder.



TEL: 01322 293 286


Full Time


Engineering & Construction

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