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Regional Quality Director - NA

Job Number:  42992
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 42992 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Regional Quality Director will be responsible for QM systems with regard to Product Portfolio, Programs and Projects to secure quality according to effective internal and external standards such as QS 9000, ISO/TS 16949/IATF, 14001, 18001, VDA , MQS etc. to meet Legal, Company and Customer requirements and standards.

Key Responsibilities

•    Ensure effectiveness Quality Management System.
•    Managing all QM activities with regards to execution and achievement of corporate Quality goals.
•    Executing the global, quality strategy and goals, in particular the achievement of certified QM systems in the Division and Engineering Centre
•    Track and maintain data analysis of key metrics and performance data as it relates to the global quality strategy and results.
•    Support Plant management in executing and spreading quality policies; improve the sense of quality of employees by corresponding measures incl. establishing standards.
•    Support Divisions and Engineering Centre to achieve plant targets and ensure Lessons Learned / Best Practice in respect of Quality.
•    Drive for continuous improvements, problem solving activities and stretch Quality targets.
•    Support Divisions and Engineering Centre in cases of containments, customer - and warranty claims; executing documentation, root cause analysis and corrective actions and verification of effectiveness.
•    Ownership in change management systems with respect to all quality-system related subjects.
•    Engage in internal Program, Project reviews of Program Mgmt. and customers meetings in aspects of Quality. 
•    Interact with Division Quality, Production Operations, Product Development and Program Quality to meet or exceed internal and external customer quality performance targets.
•    Support the sales and purchasing team in customer negotiations and supplier quality relevant topics.
•    Engage in Quality advance planning and execution and support launch activities to meet timing and quality standards.
•    Execution of in-company-trainings and workshops with regard to quality-related subjects and mind-set.
•    Promote quality performance improvement throughout the organization.
•    Ensure QM systems corresponds to Magna Corporate and ME Group Requirements.
•    Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.  Ensures that facilities are in full compliance with all safety regulations.
•    Maintains regular attendance.
•    Follows safe work procedures; Uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Uses workplace tools and equipment as instructed; Reports workplace hazards, injuries and illness as soon as possible following event.
•    Complies with the requirements of Manga Quality System (MOS)

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Excellent knowledge in effective quality standards within the automotive industry
•    Knowledge of implementing and maintaining QM systems and its auditing/assessment internal and external dealing suppliers and customers
•    Experience presentation and moderation techniques
•    Comprehensive knowledge of APQP/PPAP
•    Excellent knowledge in use of statistic methods and Quality Core Tools (e.g. SPC, 8D, 5Why, Ishikawa, FMEA & CP etc.)
•    Comprehensive knowledge of Root cause analysis and Problem Solving Methods (e.g. Shainin; Red X; Six Sigma, etc.)

Additional Information

Technical degree in Mechanics or Electronics required.
Experienced in Quality Operations; Quality Manager/Director. 
•    Minimum of 10+ year’s global quality management experience working within the automotive electronics industry.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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