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  • QA Technical Manager

  • Business: BSS
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 29-Mar-2021
  • Job reference: 30667

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Job Description

Make a difference at the UK’s largest, leading distributor of heating and pipeline solutions.

Do you have an eye for detail and a passion for customers? Are you looking to utilise your quality assurance experience in a new and challenging role? 

What you’ll do

We are looking for you to join us as an Category Technical Manager. Reporting to the BSS Quality Manager, you will help deliver against the BSS Quality Programme, ensuring we have the right products, where and when our customers need them. 

You will be responsible for the implementation of our supplier assessment programme, working collaboratively with our suppliers and nominated third party service provider. You will  undertake product evaluation and approval, ensuring that only products which are safe, fit for purpose and legally compliant enter the business. 

Is this you?

- Professional / Technical Qualification in an appropriate field (Degree equivalent) i.e. Chartered Engineer
- Chartered Quality Professional with the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)
- In-depth knowledge of QA Practices / Methodology and be able to demonstrate practical experience of Supplier, Factory, CSR (Ethical) assessment
- Detailed knowledge of British & European product safety, legal & technical standards and associated compliance certification / conformance
- Persuasive approach to problem solving at all levels
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals
- Experience of operating within an ISO9001 Quality Management System
- Own Transport and UK Driving Licence


What’s in it for you?

You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. 

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

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