Department: Operations

Location: Aberdeen (hybrid)

Hours:  36 hours per week (flexible)

As an inclusive employer we are also open to discussing part time, job share or any other working arrangements that may suit your individual circumstances

Salary: £48-52,000 per annum

 

About Verlume

With a track record of firsts, Verlume is a leader in world-class intelligent energy management and storage technologies for the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

At Verlume, we are continually delivering novel solutions that are as ground-breaking as they are practical, combining creativity and innovation to invent unique technology.

The team is collectively focused on and working towards our mission of delivering clean energy to challenging locations, to make things possible today that were impossible yesterday.

Daily, we do this through living and acting in alignment with our four Core Values:

  • Impactful – Focused, accountable, delivering on safety & quality.
  • Integrity – Honest and respectful.
  • Innovation – Innovative mindset enjoying the challenge.
  • Improvement – Improve and grow every day.

It’s a hugely exciting time to be joining our business with significant investment and plans for growth over the coming years as we support the energy transition and drive to Net Zero. We’d love to have you join us!

 

Role of the Quality Manager

The role of the Quality Manager is critical in ensuring that Verlume’s products and services meet consistent standards of quality. You will be a focal point in the team, providing both administrative and hands-on quality management and support across several business areas. It is a varied and interesting role with scope to grow as the business grows. From supporting projects, to supporting procurement and system builds, you’ll play a key role in ensuring Verlume continues to deliver high quality products and services. You’ll work with team members across all areas of the business and be involved in a variety of initiatives. This role will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Key Responsibilities

As the Quality Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining quality processes and procedures in line with industry best practice and national/international standards.
  • Implementing an annual audit schedule and performing regular internal audits/health checks in line with the schedule .
  • Prepare and facilitate annual quality management reviews in line with the requirements laid out in ISO 9001.
  • Generating reports for management review, highlighting key quality issues and recommendations for improvement.
  • Monitoring production processes and implementing improvements to drive efficiencies while ensuring quality standards are met.
  • Conducting inspections to verify compliance while proactively identifying quality issues early and ensure corrective actions are taken.
  • Ensuring Verlume complies with national and international standards (e.g., ISO 9001).
  • Preparing for and managing external audits and certifications.
  • Working closely with Procurement department to evaluate and monitor supplier performance to ensure materials and components meet the required quality standards.
  • Perform document reviews for procured goods and services to verify compliance with the Purchase Order requirements
  • Overseeing product testing procedures to ensure products meet required specifications.
  • Maintaining detailed records of quality control tests and inspections.
  • Proactively raise, conduct root cause analysis, manage and facilitate closure of Non-conformances and Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA)
  • Working closely with HSE to align quality, safety and environmental standards.
  • Providing training and development opportunities to ensure the team is skilled and knowledgeable in quality practices.
  • Drive a positive Quality culture within Verlume.

 

Our ideal candidate

To be successful in this role our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Lead Quality Auditor
  • Strong ability to interpret complex engineering drawings
  • Extensive experience in a similar role, covering both Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Experience of working in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills for reporting to management and liaising with suppliers and customers.
  • Ability to hold others accountable for maintaining quality standards
  • Ability to effectively convey complex quality issues and solutions.
  • Ability to analyse data and identify trends or issues that impact product quality.
  • Attention to detail to ensure all products meet quality standards.
  • Thorough documentation and record-keeping.
  • Ability to drive a culture of quality throughout the organisation.
  • Ability to implement effective corrective actions and preventative measures.
  • Lean Six Sigma Qualified (preferred but not essential)
  • Root Cause Analysis Qualified (preferred but not essential)
  • Incident Investigation Qualified (preferred but not essential)

Most important to us is that you are great fit for our team and culture, demonstrating behaviours aligned with our values.

 

Benefits

We are continually reviewing and improving our benefits package to ensure we support our team’s wellbeing both in and out of work. Currently we offer:

  • Private healthcare for you and your dependents
  • Health cash plan
  • Life assurance cover
  • Company pension with 7% employer’s contribution
  • A variety of flexible and hybrid working options
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Verlume benefits hub for shopping discounts
  • Support for training and development

 

Equal Opportunities

Verlume is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate on any basis. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates and employees are treated fairly and with respect. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage you to join our inclusive and supportive team. Should you require any adjustments during the recruitment process to accommodate you better, please let us know.