Quality Manager to Xylem, Emmaboda

Quality Manager to Xylem, Emmaboda

Are you passionate about quality improvement and want to enable a market leading company to reach best-in-class level? Are you ready to take on the role as leader and executor of quality management throughout the production plant at one of Sweden's leading production sites? Then this might be the right challenge for you!

To our top modern factory in the middle of Småland we are now seeking a Quality Manager to join our high-performing team of 1200 employees. We are searching for an energetic person to drive our Total Quality Management program. Part of the job is also to support Xylem´s strategic and business operating plan. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right background looking to expand the depth of their operational excellence scope with great possibility to influence and shape the company's future.

Om tjänsten

The Role
As Quality Manager you will provide leadership and set strategic direction, you will drive change and develop a flexible and agile organisation adaptable to a fast moving environment. You will lead the central quality team consisting of 12 engineers and quality technicians. Apart from this team the Quality Manager also has a cross functional responsibility for ensuring the quality processes across the entire plant. This means coordinating and energizing the quality staff in the plant's four workshops, distribution centre and sandcasting foundry, our engineers working with end customer input and our Supply Quality Engineers.

As a leading production company Xylem already has processes, guide lines and quality certifications that ensure a high level of quality in production. In this role you will take on the role as change agent and quality ambassador in implementing and develop ways of working and a mindset that will ensure next level of Total Quality Management towards world class.

Your responsibilities includes:
  • Build and cross functionally lead, coach, appraise and develop our quality teams throughout all departments in instilling a high performance shop floor agenda and culture
  • Lead the work of creating, updating and ensure progress of the site TQM strategic policy deployment plan
  • Implement all relevant procedures described in Xylems Quality Management System and ensure compliance
  • Ensure that necessary systems and procedures are in place to satisfy customer and internal/external audits
  • Ensure work on continuous improvement
  • Train organisation in all aspects of the quality system
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
  • Ensure KPIs are met by working according to the overall plan
This is a full time permanent position at Xylems production plant in Emmaboda. You will report to Director of Quality at the company headquarter in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

Är det här du?

Is this you?
The right candidate for this role has a Bachelor´s degree in Engineering. You have at least five years of experience from ensuring quality process in a larger enterprice. Experience with Total Quality Management, NPI process, APQP and PPAP implementation, Lean Production and Six Sigma are highly valued in this role.

You have excellent command in English. High Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) is essential for the role.

In this position we will also value your personal abilities. We are looking for a Believer in Quality, a person with a strong drive who make things happen. You are brave and a people manager who communicate effectively and have the ability to create engagement. You are attracted to the possibility of taking the next step in your career in this exciting and rewarding role where you can really make a difference.

Sökord: Quality, APQP, PPAP, SQA, FMEA
Mer info
Kontaktperson Åsa Nygårds
Telefon 08-120 50 424
Område Emmaboda
Yrkesroll Industri & Anläggning
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Rekrytering hanteras av Level Executive
Sista ansökningsdag 31 okt (128 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

About Xylem
Xylem are 16,000 people unified in a common purpose: creating innovative solutions to meet our world's water needs. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. We move, treat, analyze, and return water to the environment, and we help people use water efficiently, in their homes, buildings, factories and farms. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise, backed by a legacy of innovation. Xylem had 2016 annual revenues of $3.8 billion.

The production plant in Emmaboda is the largest in the entire Xylem Group and has 1200 employees. The plant hosts the entire workflow in production, from casting of molten iron to finished product. There are 4 product workshops each one with its own dedicated quality technicians. In addition, there is a foundry and distribution centre as well as other supportfunctions.