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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Quality Manager

Location: 

Brześć, PL, 87-880

Country/Region:  PL

About the position

Fluid Transfer Systems (FTS) Europe has put in place an ambitious growth plan for its operations in the region and is looking for a passionate and prepared professional that is willing to be part of this endeavor and will lead the Quality focus of the Plant in Poland.
This is a fantastic opportunity to drive the Quality focus of this operation, developing, & extending an existing team into world leaders within their field, working within current programs and future business from our premium customers in Europe. It is an opportunity to set the standards, participate within strategic planning, ensuring your team meet the highest performance standards, aligned to KA values and FTS needs 
The job requires an experienced leader, eager to be challenged and excited to contribute to KA’s success.

Responsibilities

We are looking for a Quality Manager based in Brzesc, Poland, to be a part of the management team who will be launching our new FTS plant in the city. You will drive the Quality function and ensure it performs to the highest level over the following years from its introduction.
You will initiate and drive strategic initiatives to deliver best in class quality performance, cost improvement plans, mitigation of risk and ensuring the Plant achieves operation excellence. We demand better quality, manufacturing efficiency, flawless launches, best in class capital investment installation and a focus on driving cost out of the business.
You will set the Quality goals and objectives and make them reality. Lead the teams who are focused on prevention whilst resolving & improving concerns daily. Help us to consolidate our position as a key supplier for the automotive industry in the region, offering the best solution on fluid transfer systems. You will be challenged and highly visible. This role is extremely important and will report to Plant manager, with reporting line to Global Director of Quality for FTS.
You will establish good communication, teamwork and synergy with not only your Customers & Suppliers, but your internal peers within Operations, Engineering, Sales, Marketing and Purchasing. 

Requirements

Feel like you are prepared to be a strong contributor to the automotive industry due to your experience within Quality and your leadership skills, thus you would embrace a challenging opportunity to move upwards? Feel excited to join a high-performing team and to help to build up a brighter future for FTS. Do you want to take an active role in leading our new endeavor planned for FTS at Brzesc?

Qualifications and experience:
•    Successful experience in manufacturing within global automotive context
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience working as Quality Manager within Automotive Tier 1 supply base
•    Hands on knowledge of IATF16949, ISO14001, ISO45001
•    Efficient, proactive and a hands-on approach
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Risk management approach
•    Solution oriented
•    University degree in a relevant field
•    Business fluent in English and Polish written and spoken
•    Understanding of Automotive industry standards & certification

What we offer

High paced global environment with endless opportunities.
Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job.
Inspiring and people-oriented leadership.
Growth opportunities and career development. 
Integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork.

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!

 

Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.

 

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.


We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!


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Application Id:  1908
Posting date::  Jan 14, 2022