Role description

Ready for your next challenge? Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) are looking for a Quality Manager to join their expanding team. The Quality Team within RWM sets standards, provides advice and assurance across the organisation and promotes a culture of continual improvement.
As part of the quality team, you will be responsible for:
* Supporting the implementation of the quality management strategy and championing quality and process management across RWM.
* Supporting the development and continual improvement of RWM’s integrated management system
* Conducting audits in accordance with our integrated assurance plan.
* Working closely with our commercial team to embed supply chain quality assurance arrangements
* Supporting the investigation, reporting and effective resolution of nonconformity.

We are looking for a Quality Manager who is able to demonstrate:

* Significant experience and breadth of knowledge in the operation of integrated management systems, ideally within a highly regulated environment.
* Significant experience and breadth of knowledge in supplier quality assurance (SQA) arrangements.
* Significant experience in conducting internal and supplier audit programmes.
* Significant experience of handling investigations, managing quality defects, problem solving and managing nonconformity’s and corrective actions.
* Their ability to drive continual improvement and manage change, ideally in a maturing organisation.
* Their ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, e.g. producing reports and procedures.
* Strong IT skills / data numeracy / practical knowledge of performance metrics and KPIs

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

This role offers you the opportunity to develop both your skill set and your career. It comes with an attractive salary, an annual bonus up to 30%, 30 days of annual leave (excluding public holidays) and one of the most generous pensions currently available in the UK (Civil Service Alpha Pension Scheme).

For further information or to apply please click the apply button now to send over your CV, we will call you to discuss the role in more detail. Even if your CV is not up to date then please send the most recent version, and we can discuss your recent experience in more detail.

About RWM:
RWM’s vision as an organisation is to create a safer future by managing radioactive waste effectively, to protect people and the environment, collaborating with experts on multi-million-pound research programmes and radioactive waste producers to find ways to package it that are suitable for disposal in a Geological Disposal Facility.
We work flexibly and our agile and flexible working policy is a key enabler for smarter working in terms of facilitating the effective use of technology, reducing our carbon footprint through less travel, and supporting staff in managing their work/life balance and overall wellbeing.
We are currently working from home in line with COVID-19 guidelines and expect to return to a hybrid model (with around 2 days per week in the office) when it’s safe to do so.
Equal Opportunities:
We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included, and able to perform at their best. At RWM we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.
Disability Confident:
In promoting equal opportunities, RWM welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, RWM will interview the best candidates from within that group.

Recruitment professional, based in Cumbria UK, experienced working within Nuclear, Transportation and Financial industries. Communicates and partners with all levels of personnel by using excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Diversity and Inclusion is a big passion of mine and work to promote inclusivity in the workplace.

Alexandria Gleason