At International Automotive Components, it’s what’s inside that really drives us. Operating across 19 countries, we bring over 160 years of automotive expertise to the forefront in crafting beautiful interiors that help to differentiate vehicles in the global marketplace. We believe our employees to be our greatest asset: we welcome employees of all backgrounds, and are proud to provide benefits such as professional development opportunities, a gym scheme, and length of service awards among many others.

We are excited to confirm the below opportunity to join our innovative and conscientious team:

Quality Systems Engineer

Overall purpose of the role

Responsible for driving the Quality Management System (QMS), aligning procedures and processes with rest of operations team to support the QMS. Lead and undertake audits across all areas of the business. Provide training and champion the Quality Management System.

Key responsibilities

• Support the effective implementation of the Quality Management System throughout the site, including any business accreditations.

• Maintain (and develop) the Quality Manuals and Quality Procedures and ensure contents are appropriate for business.

• Support the maintenance of site accreditation (VDA, IATF, CQC, VSCC) and perform audits as per customer and IAC requirements.

• Organise and manage the plant internal audit system ( LPA,MPA) and the corrective action reporting system.

• Conduct Quality Systems audits and assist in training/guidance to other auditors. • Host external Quality System audits.

• Provide training on Quality Systems and business processes.

• Coordinate reviews and updates to business procedures.

• Maintain the Standard Operating Procedure content and coordinate the issuing of these documents.

• Support all other operations areas of the business to develop and maintain relevant procedures and processes.

• Assist with training of quality awareness.

• Develop, Collate and Report on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system.

• Support develop and roll-out of activities that support the QMS and quality improvements, i.e. first off sample approvals.

• Support and lead process improvement activities.

• Write reports and present progress to Senior Management.

Skills & Attributes

• Lead Auditor IATF 16949 & VDA 6.3.

• Experience implementing IATF to successful certification.

• Self-driven and motivated.

• Ability to communicate and work with to all levels of shop floor to Directors.

• Assertive, resilient and welcomes change.

• Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others.

What you'll get

You will receive a competitive salary ranging plus company holiday pay.

Working hours are 37.50 per week, with flexibility for 40 hours some weeks, finishing at 3:30pm on a Friday. Training will be given to the right candidate with the opportunity to join an expanding site within our organisation.

IAC is an equal opportunities employer and committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. We are committed to creating an environment in which individual differences and the contributions of all our staff are recognised.


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