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Quality Center Lead - Product Line EA

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 42781  |  Northville, Michigan (US-MI), United States

  

Position Summary:  The Quality Center Lead for Product Line EA is responsible for the quality strategy, the quality of the product, the quality deliverables in the projects and for the quality in the associated plants.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Accountable for project and plant specific KPI’s (scrap, rework, 0 miles), field quality and warranty for all products and plants in the product line EA 
  • Develop center specific Product Quality Strategy in accordance with other functions and based on overall quality strategy
  • Responsible for setting the product line specific scope of activities and resource management for operation, project and the service center. 
  • BP (Business Partner) for the product line EA
  • Accountable for Product quality cost management
  • SP/OP for product line, Q-engineering cost, warranty, plants (Invest / Headcount Cost)
  • Quality Customer consolidation of customer view on product level
  • PSR (Product Safety Responsible) for the product line EA Axles
  • Accountable for quality for all relevant product, relevant projects
  • Development, collaboration and implementation of product related quality strategy and targets
  • Product related Q-improvement program plants
  • Development, collaboration and implementation of product related innovation processes and expert function teams
  • Staff development and planning
  • Invest planning
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field 
  • 15+ years advanced experience 
  • Strong strategic thinker, with the ability to articulate near-term goals, define long-term aspirations,
  • and identify and prioritize activities to achieve these objectives
  • Able to define long-term aspirations with supporting logic and fact base
  • Able to articulate current baseline and road map to achieving long-term goals
  • Able to prioritize team's activities to ensure execution of the road map
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional team
  • Understands and has the credibility to steer a cross-functional team; relevant technical and/or commercial background desired
  • Able to work across a global organization and manage in a multi-cultural environment
  • A team player, with strong influencing skills needed to navigate and lead in a matrix organization 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; English language proficiency
  • Ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally

  

 

Be part of our ZF team as Quality Center Lead - Product Line EA and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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