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Senior Manager Quality (m/f/d); Kirchardt; Germany


Speed has always been in our DNA. Become a member of our team and join us on the fast lane! With globally almost 4.500 employees and unlimited passion for mobility and innovation, Valmet Automotive is working on the future of the automobile. A clear focus on eDrive Engineering – paired with outstanding manufacturing competence – we are an experienced and visionary partner for development and production within an industry on the rise.

In our new Electric Vehicle Business Line (EVBL) we develop and manufacture battery systems from 48V up to High Voltage for automotive and industrial applications. Valmet Automotive covers the full range from contract manufacturing to a TIER1 system supplier.


Your challenge

You will lead and develop quality management and operations in the battery production factory. Your task is to ensure the cost-effectiveness and quality capability of manufacturing processes together with health, safety and environmental aspects. You will execute remedial actions in quality or productivity issues.

You act as a Manager for department’s quality engineers, laboratory engineers and HSE personnel as well as collaborate with Supplier Quality function. As the Quality Manager, you will operate in the interface of product quality to ensure products meet the requirements of customers. Your tasks also include ensuring the compliance of quality system and measurement methods meet customer requirements as well as conducting internal quality inspections and audits. You act as the main contact towards customer on product quality issues and reporting. Your tasks include implementing and maintaining HSE policies, procedures and management controls together with monitoring business HSE key performance indicators.


We expect you to have/are

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering or similar
  • A proven track record in knowledge of quality systems and processes in manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of international standards such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Strong knowledge of quality control methods, tools and techniques including statistical process controlling and quality concept planning
  • Strong leadership qualities, and excellent networking and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English and German


We offer

The latest development in the automotive industry – and ultimately our company – promises candidates an inspiring career. Where a long heritage as one of the world’s most significant car builders meets up with the spirit of unlimited opportunities is Valmet Automotive, offering you a sense of accomplishment, a good work–life balance and a feeling of creating something new. Of course, in the typical Nordic calmness at all nine locations in Finland, Germany and Poland.


Further information

Denise Speder, Human Resources

+49 7136 9637184

+49 172 3781202


Now it’s your turn – take the fast lane and apply!


Contract Nature:  Regular
Company:  Valmet Automotive Solutions GmbH

Kirchardt, DE

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