Quality Assurance Manager

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Quality Assurance Manager Semiconductor manufacturing team None TBC

The role
In this customer-facing role, you will have full responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining all aspects of quality assurance through our Quality Management Systems.​ Key functions entail coordinating the daily activities of the QA Department; leading a small team of QA Inspectors and Administrators; coordinating issues that require corrective actions and driving resolutions with customers, suppliers and engineering departments; collating and presently quality metrics; ensuring continuous improvement of processes and systems that align with company objectives and execution of departmental tasks with a focus on providing exceptional service to our customers.​ 


The person
We are looking for a strong and confident professional, who will push forward and challenge the status quo, deliver the very best performance and achieve results at pace whilst working under pressure. With a proactive approach to work, you will have a proven track record in QA, working to high standards. You also must be well organized, self motivated and have great drive to getting the job done.


Experience and Skills
Successful candidates will have:

  • Several years experience of working as a QA Manager position in a manufacturing environment, ideally within the semiconductor industry.
  • A BSc / Masters / PhD degree in engineering, physics or equivalent.
  • A thorough knowledge of current Quality Management Systems, Quality Specifications and Quality Standards including but not limited to ISO 9001:2015, AEC-Q101, ISO 13485:2016 & IATF16949 along with other microelectronic standards
  • Experience of managing and co-ordinating BSI / ISO, customer and internal audits.
  • Experience in leading and implementing automotive industry related quality tools, such as APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, etc.
  • Extremely strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience leading systematic root cause analysis (including 8D and 5 why) and corrective action activities.
  • Experience engaging with engineering to support all aspects of design and manufacturing change controls processes, risk management, continuous process improvement and application of statistical process control methodologies for key product/process characteristics to drive predictive performance outcomes.
  • Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills; ability to effectively persuade and influence through positive communications with stakeholders, team members, suppliers & management.


Company Information
Semefab is an independent silicon wafer foundry manufacturing microelectronics and Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) based in Glenrothes. Working with global multi-nationals, SMEs, start-ups and academia, we export 75% of our products for the automotive, telecommunications, security, industrial, consumer and medical markets. 

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