Head of Quality - China

Our client is a confidential mid-sized organization operating internationally within the automotive supply industry. 

Tianjin, China

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Upper Management

Overview: <p>As part of the China leadership team, the Head of Quality will have responsibility and focus for all topics of quality plus the environment topics at our clients China plant operation.&nbsp;&nbsp; This facility is a modern site with state-of-the-art equipment and processes to support best in class quality products being produced.&nbsp; This high-volume production facility must meet the critical ISO standards and certifications demanded by the automotive industry.&nbsp; We are looking for a passionate Quality leader who will make it their daily priority that the production process is exceeding client&rsquo;s and industry&rsquo;s standard expectations.&nbsp; Just to meet the minimum standard is not good enough.&nbsp;&nbsp; As the Head of Quality for China, you are bringing an excellent background of solving issues through collaboration and teamwork with those you serve and work.&nbsp; This role is a critical leadership position for our clients China region and your ability to lead others and make things happen through a hands-on approach and can-do attitude is a must.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p>Will be part of the Leadership team for China operation</p> <p>Collaborate across functions to ensures premium quality products are being produced.</p> <p>Through a hands-on approach, solve production quality issues in a timely and collaborative manner</p> <p>Oversee, manage and improve environment topics for site</p> <p>Develop and implement quality improvement initiatives</p> <p>Manage quality procedures and ensure team is fully trained and understand processes and importance of processes and end goals</p> <p>Coach, mentor and develop quality team</p> <p>Working together with Production Manager, ensure normal daily operations are adhering to quality procedures and processes are executed in safe manner</p> <p>Collaborate with local leadership across functional areas to bring best in class product to market on time and with the highest levels of quality.</p>
Requirements: <p>Strong knowledge of ISO 14001 and IATF 16949 (including tools)</p> <p>TS 5 Tools knowledge and the ability to apply</p> <p>Extensive knowledge of quality management tools</p> <p>Prior experience directly working with customers to solve quality issues</p> <p>Strong communication &ndash; the ability to collaborate in an effective, productive and team-oriented way</p> <p>Strong analytical capabilities, critical thinking, problem solving abilities</p> <p>Ability to lead others through direct management and influencing</p> <p>Computer skills &ndash; MS Office suite, QMS&rsquo;s</p> <p>Fluent Mandarin and ability to conduct business in English</p> <p>International exposure through education, living or working outside of China in western region</p>