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Senior SQA Lead

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 374513/001_1544203494
  • Sector: Quality, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/12/2018

This specialist tier-1 supplier is currently searching for an experienced quality professional to lead the exciting greenfield development of their new SQA function. As one of the leading manufacturers of interior components and systems, they have an international presence with 5000 employees globally, while maintaining the family values of quality and craftsmanship that they were founded on.

The role:

  • Greenfield development of an independent SQA function

  • Lead supplier management operations

  • Work cross-functionally to ensure current interfacing with Quality, Production, and Purchasing functions are streamlined

  • Champion quality improvement, cost reduction and supplier-relationships across all business units

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ Years SQA experience within the Automotive industry

  • Previous track-record in change management would be advantageous

  • Strong communicator with ability to lead and implement real cross-functional change

  • Very good knowledge of relevant standards e.g. ISO/TS 16949 etc.

We are looking for an ambitious professional with a strong knowledge of automotive quality, ideally with proven experience of change management. This is a great opportunity to implement very visible changes within a growing company's supply-chain and achieve tangible bottom-line results. As such, you should be a confident and enthusiastic communicator both across internal and external stakeholders.


  • Lead a greenfield initiative that will leave a permanent benefit in an international organisation

  • Highly autonomous role with the opportunity to develop as you see fit

  • Make a tangible contribution to the higher business needs of the company

  • Company retirement plan

  • Travel opportunities

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, or any other potential roles that may be available to you, apply below for a confidential discussion, or contact me directly on: +44 203 7588932

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