“Here at Liberty Speciality Steels, we produce steel products for some of the most demanding of applications, with our material being used in jet engines, helicopter drive systems, aircraft undercarriage, bearings systems and for oilfield exploration and management, to name just a few. As a result, we have to be obsessed about the quality of our products, their adherence to specification and their long term performance in use.”
Support the business in consistent approaches to product quality and customer requirements and the implementation of Liberty Speciality Steel’s strategy and objectives. These are assessed for compliance with international standards (e.g. NADCAP, ISO9001, IATF 16949, AS9100 series and ISO 17025), and formally certified by external approval bodies such as LRQA, UKAS and BSI. Review of and transition to new requirements, e.g. new revision of the standards, when necessary. Assist in the identification of improvement opportunities.
Accountable for the implementation of the Business Management System and its processes to ensure alignment with externally recognised standards and business strategy. Management and monitoring of the document control processes and its performance.
Administration of the database Achiever Sword Triangle with regards to user access, document control and problem solving.
Assistance in the adoption of the process approach when developing, implementing, and improving business processes. Support when establishing linkage between business processes and their interaction as well as identification of KPIs and objectives
Management of the extensive internal and external audit programme to monitor conformance with the Business Management System requirements and other relevant requirements such as Customer Specific Requirements or customer approvals, e.g. Rolls–Royce. The programme also assesses the effectiveness and the implementation of the Business Management System.
Support and monitoring of the investigation and actions taken to ensure timely close out of found non-conformances.
Review and monitoring of the training of auditors to ensure competence and awareness.
Training in the use of the Achiever Sword Triangle database and other quality related courses such as RRES 90000 and automotive core tools.
Tim Hurd - Quality, Assurance and Compliance Manager
T: +44 (0) 114 283 2853
T:+44 (0) 114 283 2223
Helen Baker - Quality Systems Manager
T: +44 (0) 114 2832268