Deputy QA Manager

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30, with additional hours as may be required

Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays

Salary: Competitive market salary

Perks: Free car parking & tea and coffee facilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy QA Manager to join our established Manufacturing Department at Broxap Ltd.

Broxap Ltd. is a family owned engineering business based in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire. Established in 1946, we are the market leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of street furniture, litter & recycling bins, shelters, covered walkways, outdoor fitness, sports and playground equipment.

The role, based from our Chesterton, Newcastle under Lyme manufacturing site will comprise of:

Working within a successful family business and reporting directly to the QHSE Manager your responsibilities would include:

  • Reviewing and developing the existing quality systems to drive improvement throughout the business to achieve right-first-time delivery
  • Identifying, developing, introducing and reporting quality metrics initially into multiple production, finishing and despatch areas.
  • Undertaking analysis, interrogation and reporting of quality data to the business.
  • Undertaking root cause analysis across the business leading to the implementation of robust corrective actions to improve performance.

In this role you are key to supporting the multiple operational divisions of Broxap and will work alongside an experienced, established team of staff in Design, Production, Manufacturing, Installation and Customer Services departments.

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, charismatic, individual with good communication skills and attention to detail who works well under pressure.
  • The ideal candidate will have some experience serving in a Production, Engineering or Technical environment managing and prioritising workload to achieve objectives.
  • Although not essential previous experience of steel fabrication, welding and finishing will be advantageous in the undertaking of the role.
  • A Sigma Six qualification is desirable however more important is being able to demonstrate proven experience and competence of continuous improvement techniques and strategies.
  • An ability to collect and analyse data with a desire to influence and implement change within a busy multi-disciplined production facility will see the candidate succeed.
  • The ability to use ERP programmes would be an advantage, although internal training will be provided, as would a good knowledge of Microsoft word & Excel spreadsheets.

Working Arrangements: 

  • Monday to Friday (40 hours)
  • Half an hour unpaid lunch break
  • 25 days holiday entitlement plus 8 bank holidays
  • Competitive market salary

If you feel you have the skills, attributes and experience to fulfil this rewarding role please forward a copy of your CV to our HR Department at:

Rowhurst Industrial Estate, Chesterton, Newcastle, Staffs, ST5 6BD or e-mail