Quality Control Manager

Employer Information


E: recruitment@ryobi.co.uk

T: +44 (0) 28 9335 1043

W: https://www.ryobi.co.uk

The Company:
Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork.  Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role:

  1. Responsible for internal quality, quality technicians, rework, containment and audit department
  2. Manage activities of the QA Lab including supervision, development and training of Lab Technicians
  3. Maintain and control Measurement, Inspection and Test Equipment
  4. Daily auditing and review of production process (e.g. pallet tear down / LPA’s etc.)
  5. Support continuous improvement activities
  6. Responsible for actively participating in daily production meetings
  7. Implement appropriate structure to manage departmental budgets effectively and within assigned budget
  8. Support new product launches and participate in APQP activity
  9. Support and attend weekly scorecard meetings
  10. Dimensional and material approval on new dies
  11. Travel to customers and suppliers when required

Please see attached job description for more duties

Essential Criteria:

  1. Third level qualification in an engineering/ technical discipline 
  2. Candidates with a lesser qualification, plus significant relevant experience will also be considered
  3. Min. 5 years’ experience within an engineering or manufacturing environment 
  4. Working knowledge of quality management systems, including TS16949 and ISO 9000
  5. Working knowledge of PFMEA, control plans and measurement system analysis
  6. Experience of statistical process control
  7. Proven track record in the application of problem solving techniques, e.g. 5 Why, 8D, Six Sigma
  8. IT literate, and proficient in the use of MS Excel
  9. Experience of interpretation of engineering drawings
  10. Analytical and problem solving skills
  11. Communication skills, both oral and written
  12. Presentation and negotiation skills
  13. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy  
  14. Ability to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment
  15. Ability to see activities through to completion

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in machining or the automotive supply industry
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Experience in a customer-facing role
  • Experience of PC DMIS and SPC Lighthouse with ability to write and adjust programs
  • Proficient in the use of MS Access 

Shortlisting and Interviews

  • Shortlisting – 17th June 2024
  • Interviews – 20th June 2024

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive shift premium for all shift roles 
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays & Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards

If you have previously applied for this role in the last 6 months, we will not be considering your application at this time.

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