Quality Manager - Compounding

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The mission of the position is to plan, coordinate and control all quality management activities in order to meet budget and quality targets (e.g. minimize customer complaints, scrap and waste, secure auditing targets, etc.). Furthermore, the Compounding Quality Manager initiates and implements action plans for continuous improvement of all quality relevant processes.

Main Task

  • Manage and coordinate all quality management activities for the Compounding operations unit (CCLN)
  • Translate Compounding unit’s quality strategy into action plans and ensure implementation
  • Contribute to strategic and operative planning of the Compounding 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
  • 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 and disposition of non-conforming material according to standards.
  • Ensure operation of laboratory and quality equipment according to standards.
  • Ensure management of customer complaints (e.g. 8D reports, A3) and collect and address customer satisfaction according to standards.
  • Ensure quality performance (KPI) monitoring and reporting (e.g. regarding scrap, waste, customer complaints, etc.) in cooperation with plant controlling and production.
  • Ensure local implementation of central quality standards.
  • Interface to Business Unit(Global Compounding Operations) or Business Area (ContiTech) 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.
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  • Manufacturing related technologies, systems, infrastructures, standards and processes
  • Quality Management and standards (IATF 16949,ISO 9001: 2015, quality policies, systems and processes)
  • Statistical techniques (e.g. CPK, Pareto, Six Sigma, FMEA, QFD, 8D)
  • Problem solving and decision-making tools and techniques
  • Rubber and plastics tooling, processing and production equipment


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in engineering, science, quality management or related discipline.
  • 2 or more years of professional experience in various quality management function.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in engineering, science, quality management or related discipline.
  • 5 or more years of professional experience in various quality management functions
  • Cross functional experience e.g. in engineering, supply chain, purchasing or CBS preferred
  • Comprehensive experience in rubber production processes
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O que oferecemos


  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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Quem somos

ContiTech, a division of Continental, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. ContiTech develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries. Our Lincoln, NE location is seeking a Quality Manager - Compounding to join our team.

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