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Area Supervisor, Quality Operations


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 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.


Job description

Valmet Automotive's Electric Vehicle business line operates as a manufacturer of battery systems, electrical components, and a supplier of complete battery systems for the automotive industry. For our growth plans we are looking for two new members for our Salo facility Quality Team.


As Area Supervisor, Quality Operations, you will help lead the Quality team for serial production materials and products used in the automotive industry. The goal of the team is to ensure the accuracy of the material in all of the production processes and verifying that the production systems builds material that meets or exceeds customer expectations. You will be responsible for developing and continuing the inspection process, identifying quality issues, and initiating immediate corrective actions. You negotiate and solve problems in cooperation with quality, supplier quality, production, logistics and product technology. As you will be a shift supervisor, the position requires readiness for 3-shift work.


Prerequisites for the task

  • Appropriate basic technical training
  • Experience in supervisory work previously is considered as an advantage
  • Ability to act positively and purposefully in leadership and cooperation
  • Ability to solve complex problems and issues quickly
  • Knowledge of quality systems, manufacturing techniques, materials, measurement techniques and battery technology
  • Willingness to address identified grievances resolutely
  • Ability to quickly organize actions to correct quality problems
  • Ability to work with multiple teams and parties to accomplish complex tasks
  • Fluent English skills, Finnish and German skills are considered as a benefit


We offer to the applicant

This is a most thrilling and responsible position in our new EV Systems business line, working one of our strategically most important topics – battery systems for e-mobility. You will be part of Valmet Automotive and part of building the future of automotive mobility and future oriented industrial solutions. Valmet Automotive with its typical Nordic calmness provides an internal footprint and an environment which enables employees to go to forward and succeed with theirs jobs. Where a long heritage as one of the world´s most significant car builders meets up 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.


Further Information


Tommi Eskelinen
Laboratory Manager

Please send your application by Sun 7.11.2021.

Contract Nature:  Regular
Company:  Valmet Automotive EV Power Oy

Salo, FI

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