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Head of Quality

My client is a technology powerhouse, manufacturing electric hypercars and providing full tech solutions to global automotive manufacturers. Due to significant growth we are looking for a Head Of Quality to join the business.

1. Responsibilities

Implement and maintain Quality Management System
Plan and support certification audits (IATF 16949)
Developing and maintain guidelines for quality management
Support other departments in creating guidelines
Ensure respect and application of procedures within Company
Perform internal quality audits

Manage quality from development to production phase:
Establish quality requirements for supplier selection
Ensure supplier quality through supplier audits
Define quality related activities (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, …)
Prepare quality documentation internally
Ensure part / software quality towards Customers using APQP and PPAP methodologies
Manage non-conformities

Responsible for part quality:
Ensure incoming part quality
Guarantee respect of standards during production and assembly
Perform line audits
Ensure Conformity Of Production (COP)
Guarantee measurement equipment calibration

Responsible for components and vehicle homologation:
Inform Engineering about impact of new laws and regulations
Ensure that homologation requirements are respected during part / vehicle development
Responsible to make homologation application documents and obtain approvals from government authorities or agencies
Communicate with legal authorities in different markets
Monitor relevant laws and regulations

Leadership
Form the team of skilled quality engineers
Full responsibility for all quality processes on company level
Intensive collaboration with Engineering and Production teams
Develop independent, objective and supportive attitude towards all company

2. Skills and Experience
Preferred experience in leading quality processes either in a.) high volume production as a tier-1 (in electric vehicles) or b.) low volume production of high-performance vehicles