Manager, Quality and Reliability, New Launch

Niš, Serbia

Posted: 8-Nov-2017

Ref#: RS491/EU1710-38B


Johnson Electric Group is the definitive leader in micromotors, motion subsystems and actuators for automotive and industrial applications. Our motion solutions adjust car seats and headlamps, run vacuum cleaners and power drills as well as 300 other applications worldwide. We are the safe choice for our clients.

For our manufacturing site based in Niš, Serbia we are looking for a


Quality and Reliability Manager, New Launch

Your Responsibilities 

  • Define and manage all the Quality and Reliability (Q&R) activities necessary to support the transferred and new production lines implementation of the site
  • Provide leadership and guidance in daily tasks to strengthen local team
  • Review and evaluate all the Customer Specific Requirements together with all different functions and establish the quality plans and documents for implementing Customer Specific Requirements (PPAP / PCP /SER / WI / MSA etc)
  • Define the necessary Q&R resources planning (people, measurement means, equipment, …)
  • Define the Quality tasks for project specific sourcing strategy from the sourcing decision up to the release 
  • Is responsible for risk assessment and risk management towards customers and internal teams
  • Define and implement the product specific safe-launch concepts
  • Define the necessary testing capacity and manage/track product validation process until the full validation is completed
  • Coordinate with the team of the site all necessary internal tasks and customer activities (initial process and system audit, Run@Rate, process audit, PPAP)
  • Drive the new organization and site to the Quality Group standards and processes (COPs, SOPs, tools) and follow the necessary improvement plan with the site Q&R Team during ramp-up.

Your Profile 

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering / Technical Science / Manufacturing Engineering
  • 6 to 10 years of experience in Customer Quality or Project Quality Engineering within automotive industry
  • Strong understanding of quality tools like 8D-Report, Control Plan, FMEA, FTA and SPC is mandatory
  • Problem solving skill tools 6 sigma, Kaizen experience is a plus
  • Very strong project management experience is a must
  • English language is a must, German is a plus
  • High level of organizational and communicational skills
  • Willingness to find win-win situations to motivate teams to reach targets and support initiatives as well as customers and suppliers in critical situations
  • Willingness to travel

What we offer

  • International and dynamical working environment
  • Being part of a newly established site in a worldwide known manufacturing company
  • Opportunity for continuous development

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