Quality Manager

Closing Date: Friday 31st March 2023

Department: QHS&E, Quality

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls- Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art turbine components. At TST we recognise that people are at the heart of what we do and are an integral part of achieving our business goals. Our core values are key to our culture; Operate safely, operate openly with customer focus and operate with respect and integrity.

This is a temporary position to cover sickness absence situated on Sherwood Business Park in Annesley, Nottingham.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Quality Manager to join our growing business. As Quality Manager, you will be required to drive our 3 key objectives: Keep TST Certified, Protect our customers, Drive world class quality performance. You will also be required to support and coach the members of the Quality team to support their development and deputise for the Head of Quality when required.

This is an integral role that acts as the first point of contact for internal and external quality concerns. You will be required to drive compliance to aerospace industry standards (AS9100, NADCAP) and Customer Standards by Maintaining the Internal Quality Management System (QMS), Supporting the business by facilitating and coaching cross functional problem solving, ensuring problem solving methodology is robust and to Drive pro active improvement of quality performance


  • Ensure continuation of existing certifications (AS9100, NADCAP, Customer Approvals)
  • Coach and support growth of the Quality team
  • Influence improvements to Quality KPI performance
  • Ensure compliance to Customer Standards by maintaining the internal QMS and driving continuous compliance to customers and industry standards
  • Drive investigations process using the appropriate quality tools
  • Present material at internal or external business reviews to senior management team and customer
  • Represent the Quality function at meetings where customers, supplier and business leaders are present
  • Lead key BPD (business plan deployment) objectives working cross functionally representing the Quality function
  • Lead cross-functional improvement projects, influencing key stakeholders
  • Resolve customer issues through the robust application of problem resolution tools and methodologies
  • Ensure the Calibration process is co-ordinated

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills, confident in liaising with colleagues to promote team working and to ensure a smooth flow of work.
  • Work effectively as part of a team and build effective working relationships at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to coach and develop team members
  • Proven experience managing complex projects and proactively resolve issues
  • Knowledge of practical experience working with RCA and Quality Tools
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous accountability for quality management
  • Auditing experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with AS 9100 RevD or similar industries standards
  • Experience of defining quality objectives and drive to achieve them

Salary & Benefits:

Salary: Competitive £45,000-£65,000    

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week, 8:00am – 16:15pm.

 You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • Private health care scheme:
  • Mental health support- including free counselling sessions.
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover.
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.
  • Performance related bonus scheme.
  • Paid Professional Membership.
  • Opportunity for development and growth.
  • Life Assurance after 2 years of service.
  • TST Hub exclusive offer and benefits for all employees.
  • Car allowance

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.


Please note all candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, TST are currently unable to provide Visa sponsorship.




NADCAP Accredited
AS9100 Certified
ISO14001 Certified