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Job Family Qualifications Quality (Q)
Assures the continual compliance of quality standards for products and processes to ensure component/vehicle reliability, consistency and safety.
Sub Family   Management
Systems
(MS)

Develops the quality strategy, policies, processes, standards and systems for the company and its supply chain to operate within. This may include auditing to ensure compliance, although this may be carried out by a third party accredited body.
Supplier
Quality
(SQ)

Supports supply chain companies in the development of their parts and materials to meet the quality standards and systems required. This includes on-site supply company inspection.
Quality
Assurance
(QA)

Focuses on parts or product safety and warranty for the customer. Carries out root cause analysis and resolution to customer issues.
Operations
(OPS)

Inspection of incoming parts from supply chain companies and internally produced components and vehicles to meet the quality standards and systems required.
Career Stage 6
(Executive)
Masters Degree, Degree Apprenticeship, NVQ Level 7, Institute Fellow, Chartered Status Head of Quality
(Q006)
Career
Stage 5
(Senior Management)
Honours Degree, Degree Apprenticeship, HND, Technical Certificate Level 5 NVQ Level 5, NVQ Level 6, Incorporated Status Quality
Systems
Manager
(QMSOO5) 
Supplier
Quality
Manager
(QSQ005)
Quality Manager
(QOPS005)
Career Stage 4
(Professional/Management)
Degree / Degree Apprenticeship, Foundation Degree, HNC, Technical Certificate Level 4, Higher Professional Diploma, NVQ Level 4, Technician Status   Senior Supplier
Quality Engineer
(QSQ004.1)
Senior Warranty
Engineer
(QQAOO4.1)
Senior Quality
Engineer
(QOPS004.1)
Career Stage 3
(Technical)
Degree / Degree Apprenticeship, HNC, A Levels, Technical Certificate Level 3, NVQ Level 3,Technician Status Quality
Engineer
(QMS003)
Supplier
Quality Engineer
(QSQ003)
Resident
Customer
Support
Engineer
(QQA003) 
Quality
Engineer
(QOPS003)
Graduate
Engineer
(Placement)
(QOPS000)
Career Stage 2
(Hourly/Senior Admin)
GCSEs Level A-C, NVQ Level 2, Technical Certificate Level 2     Warranty
Technician
(QQA002)
Quality
Technician
(QOPS002)
Career
Stage 1
(Hourly/Admin)
GCSEs Level D-G, Functional Skills Level 1, NVQ Level 1        
School Leaver including 6th Form A Levels, GCSEs Level A-C, Functional Skills Level 2