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Regional Quality Director - Europe

Job Title: Regional Quality Director - Europe
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH9425_1636619345
Contact Name: Ceri Willoughby
Contact Email:
Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

Regional Quality Director - Europe

Competitive Salary + bonus + Car + Pension + Health


Company Profile

  • Manufacturing
  • High-profile customers, safety critical components, highly engineered products
  • £120m revenue
  • 450 headcount

I have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quality Director to join a highly regulated manufacturing business that is going through a substantial amount of change.

The role will sit on the European Management team and report directly into the VP of European Operations.

The Quality Director will be responsible for maintaining quality and environmental certifications, formulating and establishing a quality strategy and supporting policies to meet customer and regulatory requirements and continually improve the effectiveness of the quality and environmental management systems across the sites in the UK and European facilities.


  • Review the overall effectiveness of the facilities' quality efforts and activities to meet quality requirements as agreed upon by the clients customers.
  • Maintain compliance to the company's AS 9100 (& ISO14001) registrations, Corporate policy and other certification requirements, stipulated by customers or regulatory authorities.
  • Oversee the companies Quality Systems and external certifications, Quality Assurance plans, FAI, inspection plans, special processes across UK and Europe.
  • Drive execution of quality initiatives and create quality improvement plans, setting goals and recommending organizational changes to achieve necessary performance and development of Quality Team is imperative.
  • Lead root cause investigations and resolution of escalated quality and environmental incidents in compliance with industry best practice methodologies.
  • Responsible for a yearly budget
  • Create a positive, engaging and supportive culture, maintaining a safe environment that is inclusive. One that is open, honest, with good communication.


  • Engineering Diploma
  • Certified Engineer Technologist/Certified Quality Professional (ISO 14001/AS9100)/Certified Environmental Professional
  • Familiarity with CI techniques - 6 Sigma, VSM, 5S, SPC
  • Broad technical quality experience
  • Experience of managing a technical team and complex activities within areas of engineering or technical operations
  • Experience of working within a highly regulated manufacturing environment

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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