Quality Manager (12 month fixed term contract)

Quality EH&S Manager
£32,000 – £38,000/pa depending on experience + Benefits
Herne Bay, Kent
12 month fixed term contract with potential extension.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading electronics manufacturer as the Quality Manager. Using your experience of electronics manufacturing you will coordinate all activities and resources to ensure that the company complies with all the regulatory and legislative requirements.

Role Responsibilities:
* Ensuring that the Quality Department runs effectively.
* Maintain and manage the company quality policy
* Ensure that customer satisfaction and supplier quality assurance matters are dealt with proactively.
* Keeping up to date with all relevant standards, assess the impact on the business, communicate changes and ensure that they are applied where relevant.
* Managing documentation systems (the standards library, test reports and certificates) to ensure that the latest versions are available and previous issues are archived.
* Ensure that all required documentation and materials are available and to the required standard when new products are released.
* Ensure all released products are manufactured to applicable design documentation and technical specifications.
* Ensure all agreed changes to released products and processes are implemented and the change documentation is fully maintained.
* Manage routine checking and verification of golden samples with test house.
* Promote quality awareness and continuous improvement (CI) strategy throughout the business.
* Take the lead on defining and implementing product and process improvements through the use of recognised CI methodologies.
* Management Representative (as per ISO 9001 clause 5.5.2, ISO14001 clause 4.4.1 and ISO13485 clause 5.5.2).
* Nominated Person for 3rd Party Approvals Bodies for both Factory Production Control and Third-Party Certification.
* Recommend changes to working practices where necessary to comply with new UK or EU legislation.
* Ensure the Quality System and H&S audits are carried out to a plan and to liaise with internal and external auditors.
* Work with senior management and others to identify and implement company-wide health and safety, (H&S) requirements.
* Promote an H&S culture throughout the business
* Conduct risk assessments in accordance with agreed policy and procedures.
* Ensure that Head Office premises and field-based staff meet H&S requirements.
* Advise managers on matters of H&S and Environmental issues.

Candidate Profile:
* Managing Quality performance in an electronics manufacturing company.
* Accredited or demonstrable management skills.
* ISO 9001 Internal and Lead Auditor Qualifications.
* Data Analysis skills are relevant to producing Quality Statistical and Analytical reports.
* Recognised Health and Safety qualification.
* Excellent understanding of the electronic assembly process.

For more information and to be considered for the job please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis at KHR Recruitment on

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Production Engineer (Electronics)

Production Engineer
£25,000 – £30,000/pa depending on experience + Benefits
Herne Bay, Kent

This is a great opportunity to work for a multi-award-winning leading manufacturing company as Production Engineer. Using your production engineering knowledge you will provide manufacturing technical support for a variety of products ensuring all operational targets are met, the product is to the required standard and Production equipment is maintained.

Role Responsibilities:

* To provide engineering support in an electronics assembly environment.
* Improving manufacturing techniques, product quality and cycle time reduction through process improvement techniques.
* To drive a Zero Defects Forward quality culture.
* To participate in the new product introduction process, working collaboratively with Development Engineering and the Manufacturing areas.
* To provide manufacturing technical support for a diverse product range.
* Provide root cause analysis of reoccurring issues and the implementation of corrective and preventative measures.
* Establish and champion a culture of lean manufacturing that engages all staff and to identify improvement opportunities.
* Produce electronic Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions using Microsoft Office to ensure accurate and repeatable manufacturing processes.
* Take a leading role in contributing Design for Manufacture (DFM) input to the product development process and ongoing design review processes.
* Contributing to the Change Review process and implementing any resulting changes to manufacturing processes and procedures.
* Accurately manage, plan and cost projects to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery.

Candidate Profile:

* A minimum of 2 years Production Engineering or Manufacturing Support experience within an electronics manufacturing environment.
* Professionally qualified with a Degree or HND in an electronic discipline.
* Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvements techniques.
* Working knowledge of Quality Assurance, Configuration and Process Controls.
* Demonstrable experience of use with contemporary CAD systems such as AutoCAD.
* Working knowledge of RF product manufacture and test equipment desirable but not essential.

For more information and to be considered for the job please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis at KHR Recruitment on

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Workshop Technician

Workshop / Site Services Technician
£20,000 – £25,000/pa depending on experience + Benefits
Herne Bay, Kent

Do you have mechanical workshop experience, with knowledge of working in an engineering workshop or property maintenance environment?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to progress quickly and gain further experience working in a modern manufacturing environment. You will be the Workshop / Site Services Technician, joining a leading manufacturer in East Kent.

Role Responsibilities:

* Modification and rework of production parts as and when necessary, and on-time delivery of parts back to production.
* Design, manufacture and maintenance of assembly tooling, equipment and fixtures.
* Jig and tool design and manufacture
* To carry our periodic preventative equipment maintenance.
* To perform maintenance and upgrade of the factory and production facilities to ensure conformance of operations and compliance with established standards.
* To keep the workshop organised and in orderly manner, and to ensure that health and safety matters are addressed within the workshop as per company procedures.
* Ensuring that all in-service equipment and tooling is fit for purpose.
* Providing support for factory maintenance tasks on an as-required basis.

Candidate Profile:

* Minimum BTEC level 3 in a mechanical or engineering discipline.
* Knowledge and skills of working in an engineering workshop and property maintenance environment.
* Knowledge and skills of working with machine tools.
* Computer literate including use of planned preventative maintenance systems, CAD systems such as AutoCAD (or similar) and Microsoft Office.
* Experience of working in a modern manufacturing environment.

For more information and to be considered for the job please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis at KHR Recruitment on

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Customer Service, Technical Sales, Order Processor

Are you looking for a new and exciting role? Would you like to join a reputable, friendly family run business? Maybe you are a graduate or school leaver looking for your first role. If so this could be the role for you

Salary: £19,000

Benefits include: 20 days annual leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, parking on-site

KHR is working with a successful manufacturing company based in Marden who are seeking a switched on and motivated person to join their team covering Customer Service, Order Processing and Technical Sales.

Key responsibilities include:-

– Telephone and email correspondence to external and internal clients
– Offering a range of product knowledge to new clients/existing clients
– To update and keep track of the internal CRM system (updating information)
– To keep the dispatch paperwork organised and, on occasions, perform manual duties as and when needed
– Ensuring a high level of customer service when advising quotations/sales orders/invoicing/purchasing
– To maintain the office and systems in a neat and tidy manner

Personal Attributes:-

– Customer service experience
– Self Motivated
– A level in Maths would be advantageous (but not essential)
– Confident telephone manner
– Basic Microsoft IT skills
– Works well under pressure as well as in a team

The working hours are Monday to Thursday (08:00 – 17:00) Friday (08:00 – 16:00).

Salary: £19000

If you think you could be the right fit for this position, please apply in the first instance

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Purchasing/Procurement Support

A fantastic organisation, based on the outskirts of Maidstone, is seeking to employ an organised and driven and individual with purchasing/buying exposure to join their Purchasing Team.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the role will require you to support procurement and the management of approved suppliers. Take an active role in Purchasing dept. and objectives, maintaining required quality standards, and provide outstanding customer service to internal customers.

Duties will include:
*Sourcing of products/services, including requesting quotes from suppliers
*Perform the on-boarding process for new suppliers
*Assist with the routine review of non-critical approved suppliers
*Record, track and resolve simple supplier performance or quality issues
*Place and manage purchase orders and process purchase order returns
*Resolve simple supply issues
*Utilise ERP system to generate forecasts for material requirements
*Records cost savings
*Assist with the annual pricing reviews and maintain pricing records
*Initiate and manage document changes
*Prepare data using Excel to support Purchasing activities

Skills and experience required:
*Previous purchasing, buying, procurement exposure would be a distinct advantage
*Experience in a supply chain or customer-facing role within a manufacturing environment would be a preferred
*Experience working with ERP systems desirable
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (especially Excel)
*Be organised with the ability to prioritise workloads and handle pressure or deadlines
*Ideally educated to A Levels / NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration, or equivalent
*Good written and verbal communication skills
*High level of accuracy and good accounting skills
*Strong interpersonal skills
*Customer focused

If you have the relevant experience stated, then apply now for this excellent opportunity.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…