Production Quality Manager


Vicon is the world leader in Motion Capture, developing high-performance software and innovative hardware products for the entertainment, engineering, and medical industries. Vicon systems are a crucial tool for measurement and 3D tracking for cutting-edge science including biomechanics, robotics, and virtual or augmented reality. Vicon products have been used in many major feature films, video games, and commercials.

We have offices in Yarnton, Denver, Los Angeles, and Auckland.

Vicon Motion Systems Ltd is a subsidiary company of Oxford Metrics Plc.

About the Role

We are seeking a Production Quality Manager who will be responsible for implementing, maintaining, and delivering quality and compliance within the company as well as liaising with other group companies to achieve common quality and compliance policies. Reporting to the company’s ISO/Compliance Manager, the role consists of the following key areas.


The right candidate will have a technical, manufacturing, or engineering background and will have worked for 5 + years in a manufacturing or operations role leading quality/compliance processes. They will likely have experience working with high-tech design and manufacturing.


Risk Management and Compliance:

• Experience with Risk Management (including FEMA’s) – BS EN ISO 14971:2021.

• Previous experience working with the following standards BS EN ISO 9001:2015 & BS EN ISO 13485:2016.

• Support internal records relating to compliance and quality throughout the design/production/manufacturing process/stages.

• Issuance of exception documents, such as Non-Conformances and CAPAs

• Support customer audits as well as auditing key suppliers and supplier visits.

• Support of product/batch record final release.

• Drive Continuous Compliance Improvements throughout.

Quality Management:

• Knowledge and understanding capability of product sampling procedures.

• Maintaining the company’s Quality Manuals, procedures, and related documentation.

• Generation of Validation / Verification documentation and testing reports.

• Responsible for ensuring new product developments are documented through the company’s Project Management System and through the internal Change Control Process.

Communication and Co-ordination:

• Liaison with cross-functional departments regarding compliance issues with products such as Research and Development (Hardware & Software), Manufacturing, and Supply Chain.

• Liaison with the production department to allow for efficient expansion of internal production processes.

• Liaise between cross-functional teams regarding internal or supplier non-conformances, investigations, and corrective action plans.

• Ensuring appropriate Investigations and Root Cause Analysis into customer returns/remakes are performed in a timely manner and any/all corrective/preventive actions shall be introduced to reduce or prevent further occurrences.


• Experience in performing Internal and External Supplier Audits. Internal Auditor Trained.

• Experience using SharePoint, Confluence, and Jira.

• EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) experience, including testing requirements.

About You:

• Approachable.

• Team player, who can contribute ideas and recommendations

• Pragmatic Approach.

• Attitude to learn, take on, and resolve complex problems

• Able to work with a variation of departments, such as Development, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain.


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