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Chandlers Ford Headquarters
Business Unit:
Pump Sales
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications
21 Aug 2020
Our Business Unit

Selwood are proud to Design, Manufacture and produce Pumps which are synonymous with quality, longevity and reliability, and are operating across the world in some of the most challenging environments and demanding of projects.

Selwood's success is driven by the work of our Design and Production teams within our manufacturing facilities based in Chandlers Ford Hampshire.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of 70 year’s success within our industry.

About The Role
To complement our teams and to continually drive quality through our division we are inviting applications for the position of Quality Manager.
The focus of the Quality Manager will be to support the customer, production and engineering teams in managing and delivering product quality focusing on reducing product non-conformance and improving the level of product ‘Right First Time’. The role will lead the creation and implementation of the best practice quality vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures as part of the Management Team.
Main Responsibilities:

Duties for the Quality Manager will be wide ranging and varied. Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for the line management of the manufacturing Inspection team – including performance management, task delegation, professional development and day to day support. 
  • Formulation and management of KPIs that monitor and measure the business performance in relation to Quality metrics.
  • Accountable for Introducing Control plans and inspection criteria are complied with including inspection methods and equipment. 
  • Maintenance of departmental compliance to procedures and processes including periodic review/audit for compliance and the making of any necessary amendment in a timely manner. 
  • The development of both individuals and the team to improve working efficiency and performance.
  • Responsible for the timely processing of non-conforming product is maintained within the defined procedures for non-conformance reporting.
  • Drive investigations into incidents of reported process failure/product-non-conformance.
  • Deployment of appropriate quality problem solving tools to be utilised to establish the Root Cause and ensure preventive actions are in place to prevent reoccurrence. 
  • To generate reports and presentation packs other information as required by line management on monthly basis. 
  • The completion of set objectives, standard/ad hoc tasks, projects or activities to agreed targets, as set by Director of Engineering 
  • Ensure that all necessary systems and procedures are in place to satisfy all customer requirements and audits. 
  • Communication of any Quality Alerts to team to ensure any issues are fully understood.
Qualifications / Competencies:
  • A demonstrable background in leading and managing teams.
  • Good quality driven background in a manufacturing/engineering environment, preferably in rotating machinery.
  • Understanding of the inspection of parts and finished products to engineering specifications and drawings


  • Experience of CI methodology and tools & Experience of DMAIC methodology 

What we can offer you

Selwood are pleased to offer a Competitive Salary, 24 days + Bank Holidays, Pension scheme and Company sick pay. Parking on site.

Selwood are committed to the continual development and training of our teams.

Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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