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Head of Quality (f/m/d)

Date:  17-Apr-2021
Country/Region:  DE
City:  Meerane
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  7321

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 a Head of Quality  (f/m/d), to be based in Meerane.


Main Responsibilities:


The Head of Quality ensures the compliance with customer specific requirements and takes full ownership for the quality department within the plant. Additionally, he/she oversees the implementation, evaluation and maintenance of the CES System.


Main Missions:


  • Comply with customer specific requirements
  • Establishing of local audit plan with considaration of corporate audit plan
  • Ensuring that the data for quality business indicators are collected and sent to local controlling
  • Assure the 8D & QRQC processes at the Plant
  • Monitoring of product quality to ensure conformance to customer  and product safety requirements
  • Monitoring and ensuring customer satisfaction and service
  • Monitoring of supplier quality to ensure that all components fulfill their specific requirements
  • Supplier monitoring and development through SQA function
  • Report on plant results according to the department indicators
  • Ensure the fulfillment of quality norms ISO IATF / TS 16949 and customer specifics requirements
  • Assure the completeness and archive of all relevant products/process data for traceability and product liability
  • Customer representative: represents the customer in SAS ( Customer representative according to ISO IATF / TS 16949)
  • Right and Duty to block the assembly/production/delivery in case of deviation of product and/or process
  • Quality Management System representative of the plant
  • Release of all updated work instructions
  • Involvement by Plant transfer regarding the quality items
  • Involvement in FMEA process
  • Involvement in project launch team
  • Follow up of all audits as system, product, process, environment, health and safety in accordance with ISO TS and IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 in the plant (external and internal)


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Successful completed university degree
  • Profound Quality experience, ideally on plant level or within the automotive branch
  • Ideally JIT/JIS experience
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Skills in ISO 14001, ISO TS and IAFT 16949, FMEA
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Problem solving methodologies know-how (6 sigma)/green belt
  • Fluency in German and English


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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