Devise and establish/Review the company's quality procedures, standards and specifications
Review customer requirements and make sure they are met
Work with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers
Make sure that manufacturing or production processes meet international and national
Look at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency
Define quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff
Set up and maintain controls and documentation procedures
Monitor performance by gathering relevant data and produce statistical reports
Review existing policies and make suggestions for changes and improvements and how to
Measure performance and identify any areas of weakness, recommending and implementing
Assess the effectiveness of changes made
Use relevant quality tools and make sure managers and other staff understand how to
improve the business
Make sure the company is working as effectively as possible to keep up with competitors
Train and manage a team of quality control technicians.
Implement and maintain a corporate environmental and occupational health and safety
Ensure compliance with internal procedures as well as external audit requirements.
Ensure compliance of environmental and safety control for company manufacturing,
packaging and storage facilities
Provide robust and timely audit activities across the company, including procedural, process
and product audit.
To liaise with principals, suppliers and contracted manufacturers over all issues of product
Ensure a performance management process in line with company policy, is performed
throughout the quality department.
Manage the review and approval of qualification/validation protocols and
Act as first point of contact for quality activities across the manufacturing facility.
Provide a lead in problem solving and root cause analysis.
5 – 10 years of experience in a similar position.
Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science or medical industry related qualifications, MBA - is
Communication and interpersonal skills
Analytical and problem-solving ability
Planning and project management skills
Persistence and the ability to influence others
The ability to lead and motivate a team
A strategic approach to work
The ability to facilitate change
Skills in numerical and statistical analysis
Attention to detail