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Head of Corporate Program Quality

Job Type: 
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  1524

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.


For our SAS Division, we are currently recruiting for an Head of Corporate Program Management, to be based in Karlsruhe.


Main Responsibilties:


The Head of Corporate Program Quality will be responsible for the realization of the APQP Process in SAS programs and projects.


Main Missions:


  • Implementation of customer and SAS internal Quality requirements in programs/projects until SOP +90days considering economical and departmental objectives
  • Definition of quality related investment and its application in projects and plants
  • Definition, standardization, implementation and further development of internal SAS standards concerning APQP and Metrology
  • Definition, standardization, implementation and further development of metrology network internal SAS and with mother companies
  • Selection, training and supervision of related employees
  • Plan and perform internal Run@Rates based on SAS standards
  • Plan and perform PMS Gate reviews in accordance with Head of Programs
  • Survey and follow up of containment and corrective actions from Gate review results in accordance with Head of Programs
  • Support standardization and further development of Quality methods and techniques within SAS with respect to Q-Planning in projects
  • Ensure the compliance with customer specific requirements
  • Monitoring and ensuring customer satisfaction before SOP
  • Responsibility for Quality in project launch teams


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Degree in Engineering, Administration or similar
  • Profound experience in the field of quality and program management, ideally in automotive
  • Know-how in customer requirement management
  • Strong experience in quality methods (FMEA, TQM, ISO, IAFT others)
  • Experience in control-planning
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with a can do attitude
  • Strong Leadership experience, modern management- and communication skills, to be able to act and develop team members
  • Agility to understand and adapt to Faurecia Organization
  • Intercultural and open mindset with great social skills
  • Six Sigma standards experience
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Standard PC Software knowledge (MS Office etc) and SAP
  • Ideally train the trainer certification

What we offer:


  • Exciting and varied tasks in a company with future-oriented business areas
  • Flexible working time models and home office options
  • Very competitive and performance-oriented salary packages
  • An open and international corporate culture with various company events
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