• Quality

Head of Operational Quality

  • Posted: 1 month ago
  • Reference: 16244 ES
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Wolverhampton, West Midlands

We are currently working with a leading consultancy within the Nuclear sector who are looking for a Head of Operational Quality to join their growing team. The role can either be based in Wolverhampton or Warrington. 

Role Purpose

  • To support the deployment and management ANL Project/Product Quality and Document deliverables, in accordance with Customer, Regulatory and Business needs. 


  • The development and maintenance of a Project Quality Governance that includes a programme of internal auditing, project reviews and project key performance indicators to facilitate achievement of project milestones and objectives and to assure compliance to customer requirements.
  • The interface with Customers, External bodies and lead ANL response to support audit requests.
  • Coordination of Quality improvement plans across the Project, driving continuous improvement, LFE, and embedding Assurance across the Project. 
  • Coordination of Project Quality (& Design)
  • Coordination of Project Quality training and awareness plans.
  • Coordinate Business & Project Quality internal corrective and preventive action activities and assure effective and efficient close out of actions.
  • Coordinate and manage the approval of supply chain quality requirements and expediting interfaces

Candidate Specification

  • 5-10 tears in management role within Engineering, Defence, or Energy sectors of which at least 3 years’ experience in a Quality Management Role
  • Management/supervisory experience (3-5 years)
  • A good influencer, somebody who is able to work effectively with cross-functional colleagues and customers to achieve business goals.
  • Technically competent and able to use own initiative to provide solutions to problems.
  • Systematic, thorough with strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, EN 3834, EN1090
  • NVQ Level 3 or higher - Engineering or Construction or equivalent 
  • Internal Audit Experience (Product/Process)



Emily Swindlehurst

Emily Swindlehurst

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