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Vehicle Line Quality Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/10/2018
  • Duration: full-time
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The Role:
This role will have overall responsibility for delivery of all aspects of the Project Quality throughout it's life-cycle; from concept into production, throughout it's service life.


* Responsible for definition and achievement of all Vehicle Line Quality targets throughout it's complete lifecycle.

* Awareness of vehicle line competitor standards & future activity to ensure a competitive edge with regards to Perceived Quality and Customer Satisfaction.

* Cross departmental management of the Quality function to ensure all quality activities relevant to the vehicle programme stage are robustly completed.

* Manpower and budgetary planning for the Vehicle Line.

* Management of the Vehicle Line Quality Issues List covering all stages of development, production build & warranty.

* Vehicle Line Quality reporting to ensure transparency across the business in all areas.

* Quality gate for new models, ensuring vehicles are fit for purpose before being launched to market.

* Close working relationship with other VL QMs to ensure consistent approach.

* Liaise closely with Group companies to create a collaborative strategy across the brands.

* Work closely with Design, Marketing, Programme and Engineering to Quality into every stage of New Product Development.

* Interface with 3rd party organisations to drive and assess Customer Satisfaction.

* Input into Vehicle Line Strategy to ensure Product continues to improve and remains competitive in the marketplace.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* HNC minimum in an automotive engineering discipline
* Must have experience of Quality activities within the Vehicle Development Process of an OEM or recognised Tier 1 supplier
* Must be able to demonstrate application of engineering quality tools & techniques
* Engineering Quality Skills
* Analytical capabilities
* High level of IT skills
* Ability to present to all levels
* Previous experience within Project Quality / Programme Management
* Analytical, structured, confident, with excellent communication skills. Must be able to lead and steer peers. Logical thinker, data driven

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