Quality Manager | Orion Electrotech

Quality Manager

£60000 - £70000 per year 25 Days Annual Leave, Hybrid Working Policy, Private Pension, Life Insurance Policy, Company Bonus Scheme

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Orion are excited to collaborate once again with our leading Engineering & Manufacturing client located in Reading on their next most important hire in 2024. This is a chance for a well-versed and Quality passionate professional who possesses a substantial amount of time-served, to spearhead the Quality department.

This opportunity comes as a result of a marked shift, led by our clients Operations Director, who has been instrumental in transforming their strategic direction which has seen a meaningful change to the facility and wider group. As their next, newly appointed Quality Manager you will collaborate and work at peer level with the Operations Director on creating a robust and quality culture.

Why should you consider applying for the role of Quality Manager?

  • This is no average Quality Managers role, this is primed for you as someone who will walk into a role where you will work with a bit of a 'blank canvas' as far as quality processes, quality culture etc.
  • Opportunity to work with one of the best in the business (Operations Director) who isnt all about the £ but has an excellent technical acumen and will always prioritise Quality in a manufacturing environment.
  • To work with an exisiting quality team but also a chance to identify 'Quality Champions' to mentor and progress, but also to build out the quality department
  • 25 Days Annual Leave (plus 8 for BH)
  • Private Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Company Bonus
  • Hybrid Working Policy

What do you need to be able to demonstrate on your CV in order to be shortlisted?

  • A minimum of 3 years experience working at Quality Managers level within an engineering and manufacturing environment (please note applications received where this is not demonstrated will not be considered)
  • Either HNC/HND or Bachelors Degree in either a Scientific or Engineering related subject
  • Strong practical and theoretical knowledge of methodologies used in Root Cause Analysis activities as well as CAPA's.
  • Creation and or improvement of Quality Management Systems
  • Strong knowledge of supporting a business gain additional ISO standards (our client are already 9001 certified, but it would be advantageous if you have supported a business to gain 13485, 9100 or 16949 etc.)
  • Have collaborated and supported other internal engineering departments on new products/projects with a 'Quality' focus.


Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.


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