Quality Assurance Director / Kolmeks Group, Helsinki
Kolmeks Group is a world leading developer and producer of pumps and motors as well as supplier of various customer designed industrial components. Founded in Finland in 1945, the company has over 70 years of experience of efficient production and reliable deliveries to a variety of industries all over the world. Kolmeks Group has 4 factories in Finland, Estonia, China and India and is part of the privately owned Brandt Group Oy. The turnover of Kolmeks Group is approximately EUR 70 Million with 700 employees.
Quality in all aspects of the company’s operations is reflected in the fact that our procedures for design, manufacturing, sales and service have been accredited with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. We know the importance of understanding our customers’ production process, and through our proprietary design tools we can also be instrumental in developing and implementing new solutions.
We are now looking for a
Quality Assurance Director
to lead and further develop our quality organisation in the Group.
You will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and continuously improving an effective corporate quality assurance system and team that promotes customer satisfaction and product quality which supports the growth, success and financial performance of Kolmeks Group. You will establish Group quality KPIs and reports and set annual quality performance targets. You will implement procedures for coordinating customer requests, certifications and internal audits in order to achieve efficiency and homogeneity between units. You will act together with Key Account Management for outlining compliance and audit priorities with customers. You also will be responsible for environmental and sustainability related issues and health and safety policies and processes. You will collaborate with other members of management to develop new product implementation processes, and manufacturing and training methods. All the units’ Quality Managers will report to you and you will be a member of the Kolmeks Group Leadership Team.
We expect you to have strong experience in quality management in the manufacturing industry and Master or Bachelor level degree in Engineering. You are familiar with industrial quality systems and certifications and you have solid understanding of compliance management. You have good project management and leadership skills. You also have excellent interpersonal skills for both internal and external communication and you are able to communicate fluently in English, experience in an Asian business environment is a plus. You are analytical and your working style is active, organized and systematic. You will spend a significant portion of your time locally at the units and with customers, so you are able to travel frequently in Finland, other Europe and Asia.
We offer you a unique opportunity to work with high quality products and professional teams in an international and expanding company. The majority of our customers are industry leaders – and you will have an important role in ensuring business growth and creating value. The quality function you lead will contribute to Kolmeks' corporate identity and market image.
For more information, please contact MPS Consultant Sani Kaajas on Wed 17th of April at 12-13.30 and on Wed 24th of April at 12-13.30, tel. +358 20 746 9453. Please fill out the application form in English and attach your CV with expected salary vi the apply button byt the 28th of April 2019.