SOUTH EUROPE QUALITY DIRECTOR AUTOMOTIVE Base preferred Spain

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About the company

Our client is a multinational industrial company , leading in our segments , designing , producing and selling advanced automotive systems and equipment to most OEM worldwide We search for management team members globally to build our regions

Responsibilities

As a part of the regional corporate management team, within a global matrix organization , you : - Cover the countries and sites, product & engineering & manufacturing, in all quality fields: system , project , production , client and after sales - Drive the quality teams respectively by country and also functionally - Deploy the group quality culture, with the proper KPIs, to achieve our ambitious goals ; we are already a reference company and want to stay in a continuous improvement dynamic move - Audit and improve our quality system for the activity within the group guidelines - Represent the group in front of our customers, many premium ones, and interact with them if any major quality issue - Develop the quality mind-set, also through the use of the right tools, standards and trainings ; we have one of the best toolbox to support your team and yourself in building the appropriate strategy for reaching the targets - Act as a business partner to influence our strategies, product & process, and align them with the client expectation to contribute to our spectacular growth

Required skills and experience

Your profile: - Engineering education, bachelor + degree - 10+ years in automotive within a reference tier one global company - 10+ years in quality roles with international scope; can be into operations, project plus system - good knowledge of automotive standards and certifications, ISO, TS, .. with some experience in auditing systems - practical knowledge of the quality tools: 5S, QRQC, APQP , 5 WHY , etc. , and the standards for continuous improvement : lean & six sigma , change management , problem solving methodology , etc. - leadership and openness to multicultural communication as you will travel through the region and mange quite a few nationalities - ability to influence and implement the strategies and orientations you propose and decide to go for - English is fluent; another European language could be a plus; Spanish is of course welcome - position will be preferably based in one of our main sites in Spain - ambition to develop within the Group; can be anywhere worldwide in a senior management position

Preferred skills and experience