Head Quality

Ihre Aufgaben

Manage and coordinate all quality management activities for the plant/operations unit
▪ Translate plant/operations unit’s quality strategy into action plans and ensure implementation
▪ Contribute to strategic and operative planning of the plant/operations unit (e.g. with respect to investments, capacity and headcount planning)
▪ Ensure the achievement of quality targets according to internal and external customer expectations
▪Initiate and implement continuous improvement activities by applying quality and CBS methods and training measures 

  • Initiate and control investments for quality equipment together with BU/BA R&D (e.g. software, laboratory equipment, etc.)
  • interface to segment, BU or BA functions in order to gather local quality management requirements and demands and other feedback 
  • Participate in and/or steer local quality related and cross-functional projects
  • Conduct employee dialogues, personnel development and coaching
  •  Prepare, review and manage the budget and forecast of quality cost centers
  • Ensure timely submission of financial data to controlling
  • Implement and conduct activities according to the budget established
  • Ensure that the financial goals are met
  • Ensure implementation of and compliance to external (e.g. TS 16949 or customer audits) and internal quality standards (e.g. CT quality system, equipment, tools, KPIs, etc.)
  • Assess and decide about release of new products, new processes and equipment affecting quality
  • Ensure definition of quality control (e.g. test criteria, test equipment, test frequency) as part of production control plans according to standards provided by (central) quality management
  • Coordinate and manage internal and external audits, assessments and preparation of management reviews, this includes regular internal assessments based on the mandatory elements of quality management guidelines
  • Administrate plant quality management systems (e.g. of plant, segment, BU or BA) according to segment/BU or BA standards
  • drive Yokoten activities, i.e. implementation and application of structured problem-solving and lessons learned approach, in close collaboration with CBS function
  •  Ensure operation of incoming inspection according to production control plan, production planning and standards 
  • Ensure operation of in process quality assurance according to production control plan, production planning and standards in close cooperation with production function of plant/operations unit
  • Stop production processes in case quality requirements are not fulfilled and ensure corrective actions 
  • Manage blocked stock storage (non-conforming material) according to standards 
  • Ensure operation of laboratory and quality equipment according to standards
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Ihr Profil

BE Mechanical / Rubber Technology

  • Leaderships skill and experience in leading, qualifying and developing a team, acting as a as a role model for teamwork, integrity, responsibility, and excellence
  • Strong communication skills in different, multilateral and complex situations
  • Possesses intercultural sensitivity and understanding, with the ability to work collaboratively on an international business environment
  • Independent, proactive way of working and flexibility
  • Flexibility and resilience
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Quality management in a manufacturing facility
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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

The ContiTech group sector develops and manufactures, for example, cross-material, environmentally friendly and intelligent products and systems for the automotive industry, railway engineering, mining, agriculture and other key industries. Guided by the vision of “smart and sustainable solutions beyond rubber,” the group sector draws on its long-standing knowledge of the industry and materials to open up new business opportunities by combining various materials with electronic components and individual services. 

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