As the Quality Assurance Manager you will build, develop, and implement a total quality system within Bluetree Print to ensure continuous delivery of quality printed products. You will be the main ‘voice of quality’ in the business and will work with stakeholders at all levels to ensure that equipment, processes, and people all work towards a quality outcome.

You will use quality related data to build an accurate picture of quality performance and use this data to identify areas for improvement.

You will run quality improvement projects, using the DMAIC model to understand and implement data driven control measures. With the target of building a complete set of statistical process control tools to ensure continuous product conformance across all processes.

You will perform complex non-conformance investigations to determine root causes to quality issues, as well as training effective quality investigation skills to the wider team. They will also run corrective and preventative action and other continuous improvement activities with the teams to resolve issues and improve performance.

You will own the ISO 9001 Certification process for the Print Division and support the compliance team on other ISO system certification activities.

About the position:

  • Salary £45,000 to £55,000
  • This position is office based 5 days a week at our office in Manvers, Rotherham.
  • Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Experience of running an ISO quality management system
  • Experience in an equivalent quality management role
  • Passion for quality management and for quality as a practical problem in delivering high quality products that our customers will love
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Advanced data analysis and reporting capabilities
  • Display an open style of management, with focus on root cause analysis
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to drive and motivate teams across the entire division
  • Operate well under pressure
  • Display the ability to be persistent
  • Demonstrate being a strong team player

Desirable skills, but not essential

  • Experience of quality management in the Print or related industry
  • Experience of implementing Lean Six Sigma management systems or equivalent
  • Experience of using compliance software solutions to support compliance activities

    What we can offer you

    • Enhanced maternity/paternity package
    • Free On-site Parking
    • Health cash plan
    • Long Service gifts
    • Discount/voucher schemes
    • Company pension
    • Wellbeing support, including access to mental health support lines and personal skills workshops such as managing your money
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Free fruit, snacks, and beverages in the Bluetree canteen
    • Regular social events and team-building activities, such as our annual sports day
    • 22 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to earn additional days, the longer you work here

    The Company

    Established in 2012, Bluetree Group is the UK’s largest online printer and exists to manufacture and sell high volume, premium products through investing in its highly skilled team as well as the latest technology.

    Over the last few years, we have grown and in 2020 became the UK’s first manufacturer of Type IIR Surgical masks during the covid pandemic which gave birth to our Bluetree Medical Division. In 2021, we acquired a luxury book printer, Kingsbury Press, branching out into the publishing industry and have aims of expanding into packaging solutions. In 2022 we were chosen as the printer for the Queen's Jubilee book.

    Bluetree's combined office, production and training facilities are in Wath Upon Dearne, which is close to Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, and Doncaster. Our state-of-the-art 165,000 square foot facility is just a 15-minute drive from either the M1 or A1M and boasts ample free on-site parking, the facility is also located on a major bus route which is just a few minutes away from the train stations of Mexborough, Swinton and Wombwell.

    Once you walk through our doors, you realise that people are central to all our operations. It’s a place for curious and ambitious people at heart.

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