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Quality & Safety Manager

  • Job reference: JO0000073437
  • Type: Permanent
  • Remuneration: £40000.00 per year
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Start date: 23/06/2018
  • End date: N/A
  • Application deadline: 11/07/2018
  • Security Clearance: None / BPSS


Company Overview: Bodycote operates an international network of facilities serving a wide range of industries including, aerospace, defence, automotive, power generation, oil and gas, construction, machine building medical and transportation. Bodycote is the world’s largest and most respected provider of thermal processing services and a vital link in the manufacturing supply chain. Bodycote has over 5,700 people globally, in 26 countries spread over 190 locations. We recognise that the success of our business depends upon the skills, commitment and loyalty of our people. We strive to offer a working environment where these attributes are rewarded and valued. We are looking to recruit a Quality and Safety Manager to help drive the site to achieve full compliance  to  its Quality, Safety & Environmental requirements through development and execution of robust improvement plan in line with the site's objectives.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities


  • Responsibility for site KPI’s, to set objectives and to provide systems for measuring and
    reporting those KPI’s.
  • Where necessary cascade tasks and objectives down to the team to help the site achieve its
  • To manage the personnel within the Quality department and assist in developing the wider
    site team to ensure that site objectives are met and to identify training/development
    requirements and maintain training evidence and records in line with company procedures.
  • Represent the site in all first, second and third party quality or technical audits to maintain
    and/or gain necessary accreditations or approvals required for the business and lead
    responsibility for any non-conformance actions.
  • Facilitate effective Root Cause & Corrective Action as necessary.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement methodologies. Perform site inspection product/process
    verification activities/audits as necessary.
  • Perform Customer Visits.
  • Perform supplier visits and audits for Key suppliers
  • Identify trends & maintain quality standards.
  • Maintain effective timely no surprise reporting.
  • Support LEAN initiatives and implement continuous improvement projects.
  • To manage and monitor site quality, processes, and to maintain the necessary site
    approvals to satisfy Quality and customer-specific standards.
  • Liaise with customers, managers and staff throughout the organisation to ensure QMS is
    functioning correctly within the business.
  • Liaise with production to determine inspection schedules and to ensure any related issues
    are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers as necessary where they are affected by or impact upon
    quality issues.
  • Adopt a ‘hands-on’ approach to problem-solving, resolution or quality issues and customer
    complaints as per company procedures with a high-level attention to detail required.
  • To uphold your statutory duty of care for your own personal safety and that of others who
    may be affected by your acts or omissions.
  • To enable the company to meet its own legal duties and to report any hazardous situations
    or defective equipment.
  • Interact with other departments within the site to identify and develop the approach to
    continual improvement.
  • Ensure a high level of communication to employees, managers & colleagues and maintain a
    no surprises culture.
  • Maintain a tidy & safe working environment.

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Formal qualification to degree standard or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrable Engineering knowledge Experience in NADCAP / AS9100 / ISO9001
  • Attention to detail and must lead by example
  • Managing Safety & Environmental Compliance
  • Managing and Installing QMS Systems
  • Attention to detail and must lead by example
  • Managing a team
  • Metallurgy and/or Thermal Spray experience.

Bodycote Surface Technology Ltd.

Based: Knowsley, UK Hours: 39 Hours/Week


  • Pension
  • Parking

Key Skills

  • Management, NADCAP / AS9100 / ISO9001,
  • Managing Safety & Environmental Compliance,
  • Managing and Installing QMS Systems,
  • Metallurgy and/or Thermal Spray experience


  • Demonstrable experience in ISO 9001, AS9100, NADCAP implementation and maintenance
  • Management of quality system and team
  • Manufacturing engineering experience

Team Structure - number of people, team set up, how many direct reports etc.

  • Who role reports to Site general manager / UK Quality Manager
  • Team headcount 25
  • Structure/Seniority level 2
  • of direct reports 2

Interview process - how many layers, proposed dates?

  • First – Site general manager
  • Second – Site general manager, HR, Quality

Maximum package

  • Salary Up to £40,000
  • Working hours: 39 hours

Standard benefits

  • Pension Match contribution from 3% - 10%
  • Life Assurance 2 x annual salary rising to 4 x if join Company pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Free Parking on all sites
  • Free refreshments provided all sites
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
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