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Quality Manager/Defects Avoidance Manager - construction

  • Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + car/car allowance and benefits
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH374396_1527603073

Job description

Quality Manager/Defects Avoidance Manager required for the North West Region (based from Manchester) - assist the business with management of Quality Control across multiple sites in the region, including commercial, education and healthcare projects. The role will involve travel within the region and some travel to supply chain production facilities, supply chain offices and other regional offices.

Defects Avoidance / Quality Manager key responsibilities :

* Support project teams by reviewing methods, details and physical works in progress at various stages of the construction cycle to ensure that we achieve high standard of quality.
* Monitor and have input into preconstruction activities to provide the tender teams with advice on the selection of materials, supply chain partners and a review of the specifications.
* Assist the project teams in drawing up the project test and inspection plan to be implemented and monitored as the project proceeds.
* Assist the project teams in reviewing whether new products and methods are appropriate from a quality, longevity and value for money perspective.
* Liaise with other regional Quality Managers to build a network of information and experiences for improvement.
* Liaise with the National Quality Manager on defects, new product selection and database issues.
* Prepare case studies and bulletins on regional experiences of defects resolution and new product trials.
* Build a database of learning from across the UK business that will allow sharing of trends and reasons for defects and improve product selection in the future.
* Provide technical on-site and off-site training to staff on construction details, methods and products on a variety of construction quality related topics.
* Liaise with the regional customer care manager and team to enable feedback into the processes and systems that will prevent repeat occurrences of defects in the future.
* Work with regional management and established preferred sub-contractors to strive for continuous improvement, including on-site performance on matters of Quality and Aftercare.
* Engage with construction site teams to review Supply Chain quality issues and assist with resolution.
* Facilitate the BIM 360 Field system to enable the quantification of supply chain defects and the monitoring of trends.
* Formal monthly reporting to the regional management on all Quality Control matters.
* Attend the monthly regional Customer care meeting with the directors.
* Advise the project teams on the defects avoidance resources available

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

* An understanding of the importance of Quality work, materials and methods in today's highly commercial and demanding environment.
* An ability to articulate problems, assess and generate reports and train others on quality related matters
* Both technical construction process knowledge and commercial awareness with experience of dealing with the supply chain at all levels.
* Ability to work closely with colleagues and be a team player as well as being self-motivating to meet targets and deadlines.
* Proficiency in the use of IT systems, including Word and Excel as well as web-based systems.
* A suitable construction related qualification, or trades background with an eye for detail

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

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