Current Vacancy: Plant Quality Team Leader (Zdar nad Sazavou, Czech)

Our Client headquartered in the USA, is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Products include rubber and plastic sealing, fuel and brake lines, fluid transfer hoses and anti-vibration systems. Employing more than 32,000 people globally and operating in 20 countries around the world our Client is an innovating Tier 1 Supplier.

Due to growth, our Client is looking for a Plant Quality Team Leader in Zdar nad Sazavou, Czech.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the entire Quality team of a plant
  • Contact to internal and OEM customers on all Q aspects
  • Training and developing the team members
  • Driving key KPIs, No. of incidents, PPM, IPB, COPQ
  • Operations Quality
  • Quality Systems are in place and used on shop floor
  • Quality KPI are tracked and in line with goals
  • Professional handling of customer concerns
  • Check status in OEM customer portals
  • Green status (no escalations) with OEM customers
  • New Projects/Launches
  • Review and guide APQP activities
  • Achieve PSW release with Customer
  • Implement and review safe launch activities
  • Consider and implement internal policies
  • Consider and implement the guidelines for the protection of the environment according to ISO 14001 in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to the requirements of ISO/TS 16949 in line with company policies and procedures


  • Qualified engineer or comparable qualification
  • Experience in Advanced Quality Planning and Operations Quality
  • Good knowledge about QM-methods (8D, Problem solving, 6Sigma, PSW)
    Auditor VDA6.3 and/or ISO/TS 16949
  • Min 3-5 years of experience as a Senior Q Engineer in the automotive industry
    OEM knowledge (VW, Daimler, BMW, Volvo, JLR, Ford)
  • Process knowledge in the area of metal/plastic processing and semi-automatic final assembly
  • Manufacturing of Safety products (fuel and brake systems)
  • Good knowledge about Q-Systems
  • Good PC knowledge (MS office)
  • Team work approach, willingness to co-operate and take responsibility as necessary.
  • Analytical approach
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Good skills in communication and presentation techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of APQP
  • Ability to discuss technical issues at all levels
  • Initiative/Execution/Innovation
  • Ability to take actions, decisions & to generate ideas, products, processes in promised timely manner; involvement in designs or other work requiring creative imagination
  • Ownership/Commitment
  • Ability to take full responsibility for decisions & results even when all elements are not under individual direct control
  • Planning/Balance
  • Ability to set goals consistent with company objectives and to adapt plans in a changing environment

This job description is intended to describe the essential job duties and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not intended as an exhaustive statement of all duties that may be assigned or required.

Industry: Automotive / Manufacturing
Location: Czech
Salary: EUR Neg Salary Package
Contract type:Permanent

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