About Kirari QMS Ltd.


In Japanese “Kirari” conveys the image of the stars – shining, sparkling, stellar. This reflects our passion for quality which is “excellent, brilliant, outstanding”, hence the stars in our logo.

We believe that Quality brings bottom line benefits for the long term and should be the DNA running throughout an organisation– built in, not only to systems and processes, but to strategy, leadership, management and people. We believe that Quality can be planned for- it is measurable, risks and failures can be avoided- for high customer satisfaction and lower cost.  We aim to help our clients to improve and sustain quality using best practice principles, tools and techniques.

Under the leadership of David Poxon, Kirari QMS Ltd. offers a range of Quality Management Services dedicated to Quality Management, Business Excellence and Continuous Improvement and is based in Cornwall, UK.

David Poxon – Director and Principal Consultant

David has over 30 years of experience as a leader and practitioner in Quality Management Systems, Business Excellence and Continuous Improvement. A Chartered Quality Institute member, he has extensive experience in Total Quality Management, Strategy, Lean and Six Sigma and in ISO systems for Quality, Environmental and H&S management.

He has held senior roles within global blue-chip manufacturing operations in the automotive and fluid power sectors, with a proven track record of client focused performance delivering best in class quality and continuous improvement. Having worked for Ford Motor Company, GKN Group, ZF, Kawasaki and Lander Automotive and served customers such as Ford, Toyota, Jaguar Landrover, Rolls Royce, JCB, Caterpillar and John Deere. he understands the pressures and demands of achieving customer requirements and business results.

David has served as an Assessor for the EFQM European Quality Award and holds master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management and in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He lives in Newquay, Cornwall.

David is passionate about delivering first class quality management services to help clients of all sizes and sectors in Cornwall, the South West and beyond to achieve their business objectives.