New Program Quality Leader - QUA18874

Function: Quality / Health, Safety & Environment
Localization: Czech Republic - Central Bohemia - Pilsen
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 15th April 2019


Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."

Our Faurecia Automotive Seating is looking for a New Program Quality Leader to be based at Pilsen.


  • Assure from PMS Phase #2b onwards the consideration of Plant related quality requirements and lessons learned
  • Conduct Plant Quality readiness related to work packages (as part of PPTL work packages) focused on production process performance & securization
  • Prepare the “Package” documents for  the UAP, in line with Customer Relations and PQL
  • Perimeter : From PMS Gate 2B to Gate 4
  • Employee is informed about Code of ethics and Being Faurecia philosophy and is respecting and following it


Responsibilities / Results



  • Assure the on-time delivery of Quality related PPTL PMS work packages and key deliverables within program phases #2b,#3 & #4
  • From Gate Review 2A, monitor the APQP process of internal suppliers until initial samples reception with the support of PQL
  • Monitor from Phase #3 onwards the efficiency of the incoming inspection, the EOL inspection, the Quality Wall inspection and Customer resident’s inspection  process and analyze regularly the NRFT (NOK findings) performance of single components & final products
  • Responsible to maintain with the PML the "pre-serial & serial life" List of KPC’s and the related Control plan (from first delivery from plant until GR4)



  • Pilot capability growth file (preliminary, PIST/PIPC...) from Tool launch
  • Set up the quality wall and install the failure analysis process (NRFT) for 1) EOL - 2) TQW - 3) Resident at Customer (if applicable) - 4) Customer complaints
  • Responsible for validation of boundary samples during program phase
  • Support PQL for Product PPAP preparation



  • Be responsible of process audits qualification and animate the corrective action plan until GR4
  • Be responsible for the validation of the inspection & Poka Yoke devices



  • Organize the availability of the Green-SOP indicators (PLR) and monitor related improvement measures
  • Stop any process or product delivery in case of serious non conformance
  • Contribute to the Securization Rate calculation by PML together with the PQL and the PPTL before GR #3 and support the Program team to achieve 100% until “Saleable Car Date” / SOP
  • Be responsible of 8D, QRQC ... on his product/process
  • Contribute to the program derogation & ECR process and follows the Part History File (e.g. derogation fade in / fade out)
  • Animate the Launch Defect Convergence Plan in order to cancel the Temporary Quality Wall after customer securization
  • Be the warrant for the compliance between the control plan and the real inspection & testing process within the Plant


The ideal candidate will have/be:




  •  Technical university degree, Engineering preferably



Professional experience

  •  Minimum 5 years of professional experience in quality and relevant technical area
  • Automotive industry experience/ knowledge as an advantage



Professional knowledge

  • Knowledge of quality assurance norms and systems
  • Experience with technologies as an advantage



  • Excellent communciation (both written and spoken) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to “sell” the ideas and convince, presentation skills
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • Analytical and systematic thinking, planning skills
  • Proactivity, drive, high commitment and energy, leadership
  • Management skills, result orientation
  • Reliability
  • Willingness to further development, flexibility
  • Stress resistant


Language knowledge level

  • German / English – fluent for daily communication on a professional level                      
  • French – as an advantage


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