a) Responsible for the day to day resource management of the Plant Quality team, ensuring that they work to the agreed customer standards and that their workload is scheduled and managed. This includes the responsibility for absence and performance management, ensuring no disruption to the plant operation.
b) Responsible for measurement of products against customer standards; reporting of site Quality performance; Identification of the top quality concerns and facilitating the CAPA process to a satisfactory closure.
c) Develop & sustain a culture of Quality on the shop floor with the concept of in process inspection by all operators to agreed plans and training.
d) Ensuring the core automotive tools are embedded into Operations, and are used to reduce risk, reduce defects and identify areas for improvement.
e) Undertake gauge / testing equipment requirements.
f) Leadership of standards development including documentation, communication and audit
g) Manage the preliminary listing of Significant & Critical Characteristics
h) In the event of receiving a non-conformance report, lead customer complaint Root Cause Analysis, full rectification and communication with the customer as per agreed time scale.
i) Responsible for supplier performance management and development.
j) Responsible for continuous improvement of quality performance in the plant
k) Management of suppler rejects at source
l) Undertaking product/process audits in accordance with audit schedule.
a) Significant experience working in a tier1 automotive environment, ideally with management or leadership experience of a quality team.
b) Proven people management skills – both within and outside of direct control
c) Ability to influence key stakeholders (internally & externally)
d) ISO/TS16949 Auditor
e) Able to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels, both within the organisation and with customers / suppliers
f) Able to work as a constructive member of a team, and have strong sense of responsibility
g) Confidence and ability to deal with customers in challenging environments
h) Professionalism; displays a positive attitude toward company strategy
i) Flexible to respond to business and customer changes.
j) Fluent Hungarian, English essential and proficient in a third language is highly desirable