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Quality Manager

South Molton, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton South Molton



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Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?



You will work within our Global Quality Team at our Titchfield Site:



Quality Manager


Your key deliverables:


This position is responsible for leading the execution and deployment of the defined Strategic Quality Plan in conjunction with plant leadership. Provides Total Quality Leadership to customers, suppliers, partners and internal manufacturing cells.  Leads continuous improvement activities in targeted areas. Manages the Quality Assurance strategy to ensure product flow consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements



Duties as follows:

  • Manages Quality customer interface to proactively assure requirements are understood and satisfied, including assisting in complaint resolution and root cause and corrective action determination

  • Ensures quality organization support to Supply Chain Management organization relative to the collection and analysis of supplier quality data providing expertise and assists suppliers with product and process quality requirements

  • Leads the development, implementation, and improvement of the appropriate Quality Management Systems throughout the operation, providing quality leadership and support in the development and launch of new products, processes and services

  • Participates in, and may lead, the auditing of internal Quality Systems and completes part approval documentation to assure that customer requirements are met in new or modified products and processes

  • Analyzes organizational quality metrics and performs managerial reviews to evaluate results and recommend action plans to close gaps at an operational level

·       Develops and implements a Quality structure capable of supporting strategic business plans and initiatives

  • Designs and implements quality assurance training programs and conducts training in quality-related topics

  • Ensures functional participation in product development and launch activities including identification of customer expectations, manufacturing and test support, reliability analysis, design reviews, evaluation of test programs, material testing.

  • Leads improvement teams in the development and evaluation of process capability, process control plans, analysis of out-of-control conditions and process audits

  • Ensures development, implementation, and audit of complex inspection and test plans, standards and acceptance criteria, and procedures/work instructions

  • Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.

  • Coordinates with plant leadership to prepare consolidated plant, customer, and product status information and action plans

  • Coordinates and assists with corporate initiatives, participating on teams in order to drive best practices across Eaton Corp.



Are you?


A quality manager with significant strategic as well as hands on management experience,

Do you have experience of working in a matrix environment.





  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • 10 years of experience minimum in Manufacturing, Engineering or Quality Assurance

  • 3 years of experience in a site, division, or group Quality Manager role




  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, etc.), business or similar.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive results in the area of Quality, continuous improvement, etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance and continuous improvement methods, approaches and tools, including strategic management and project management.

  • In-depth experience with the practical application of Quality tools, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing methodologies.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as ISO-9001, TS-16949, AS-9100 etc.

  • Knowledge and experience with the deployment of Eaton’s EQS process, EQS Assessor, Certified Lead Auditor

  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CQM / OE), ISO-9001 Auditor and Six Sigma Blackbelt – preferred.

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others.

  • Ability to learn customers’ Quality requirements and drive process improvements.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus.


Then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers:


  • Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us

  • Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

  • Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

  • Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen



Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable




We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Quality

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 072477