Quality Manager (111049BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Glenrothes, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

Quality Manager
Reporting to: Head of Quality & MA – Defence & Weapons Sub Systems
Role Description:

To take overall responsibility for the execution of all Manufacturing Quality Assurance activities and product certification activities in relation to the RSL Glenrothes facility. This includes manufacturing, support, and configuration support and certification activities.

To drive unquestionable product and service quality throughout the business whilst promoting a culture of continual improvement and flawless execution.

To establish, manage and develop a high performing team.

Key Responsibilities:

·The management, development and motivation of Quality Assurance team
·Support the Glenrothes LT and act as an advisor on all Quality related matters
·Generation and maintenance of all company management systems and procedures relating to Quality Assurance for the Glenrothes and Iona House facilities
·Ensure that customer quality requirements are fully understood and are met in support of all businesses
·Manage non-conformances, corrective and preventative actions to closure.
·Generation and implementation of robust QA work products, quality planning and process audits to aid the prevention of quality defects.
·Provide Independent evaluation of product development lifecycles and processes.
·Ensure defect investigations including facilitation of root cause analysis are undertaken as appropriate across the business.
·Support bid proposals and development of estimates
·Hosting customer and other audits by external agencies and regulators.
·Ensure appropriate QA and CM resources are available. Responsibility for process and verification audits and certification.
·Ensuring compliance to the QA procedures and processes through governance and audit
·Application of ‘quality tools and techniques’ to facilitate the resolution of quality issues.
·To pro-actively identify and facilitate the elimination of waste and cost of poor quality from the business operations fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
·Application of risk management techniques to assess, prevent and minimise quality issues
·Responsible for the maintenance of AS9100
·Responsible for ensuring the Business area Quality Management system is compliant with statutory, regulatory and corporate requirements
·Continued awareness of regulatory and customer requirements
·Report on the performance to both the Business Operations Director and the RSL Head of Quality – Defence & Weapons Sub Systems

Candidate Requirements:


  • Degree qualified in a related discipline
  • Experienced in a senior Quality Management role within a large design, development and manufacturing organization
  • Fully conversant with the requirements of AS9100
    Ideally conversant with Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Be a passionate dynamic leader with a strong presence and who is able to motivate, inspire and foster a customer centric quality culture
  • Be a creative forward thinker
  • Be a strong people and stakeholder manager
  • Be an excellent communicator at all levels of the business and to outside customers and stakeholders


  • Lead Auditor ISO9001/AS9100
  • Chartered member of the CQI
  • Knowledge of EFQM assessment model

About Raytheon:

Raytheon Company, with 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.co.uk

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

111049 Security Clearance: BC Relocation Eligible: Yes Quality Assurance, All
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