Quality Manager for Global Operations

GN ReSound
Præstø - Denmark
Published: February 01, 2018
GN Hearing, Præstø

Do you want a leading QA role in GN Hearing, and do you want to help us ensure the uncompromising manufacturing quality of our world class hearing aids?

Then, we offer you an international position that will include broad cooperation with our key management functions and the opportunity to build a career in a market leading company. At GN, we will strive to provide you with the best professional and personal development conditions.

You will join a local management team consisting of 7 managers within production, technique, supply chain and finance. Here, you get to influence production strategies and processes and bring new ideas to life. As our quality manager, you will report to the VP in Præstø and manage a team of 4 QA employees.

Quality management at all levels
As a quality manager, it is your primary responsibility to ensure high level and long-term quality control as well as solving day-to-day quality issues. To do so, you will collaborate closely with the production and supply chain departments as well as our Danish headquarters and external suppliers. Your responsibilities involve a great mix of management, hands-on, coordinating and strategic tasks such as:

• Employee management, including staffing, staff development interviews and salary reviews
• Leading and improving quality systems at Component Manufacturing according to 13485:2012/2016 and local systems like D4
• Leading internal (GNH) and external (DQS) audits at Component Manufacturing
• Maintaining local quality certificates and reporting local KPIs to local management and Corporate Quality
• Leading the IQC for raw materials and supplier quality for production of hybrids and plastic parts in cooperation with Global Procurement in Ballerup
• Reporting local KPIs to local management and Corporate Quality

You can expect up to 15-20 travel days annually.

Do you have what it takes to make GN Hearing even more successful?
You have 5+ years of experience at different levels of quality management especially with 13485:2012/2016 or similar – preferably in relation to manufacturing and handling products from R&D as well as external customers.

• You have excellent management and communication skills which enable you to set the direction for the team.
• You probably hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar, preferably in electronic or mechanical engineering.
• Preferably, you have experience in ERP systems like Navision, AX Dynamic and maybe documentation systems like Agile.
• You have a strong drive, a structured approach, high flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile.
• You speak and write English fluently.

Would you like to know more?
If the position has caught your attention and you wish to apply, please forward a short cover letter with your motivation for applying along with your resume. For further information please contact VP, Global Operations, Morten Andersen, +45 2063 3478.

Deadline for application is 19 February 2018.

GN Hearing
People with hearing loss are at the heart of everything we do. ReSound® hearing aids help people feel more involved, connected and in control. In an ever-smarter world, we think big and challenge the norm so that we can transform lives through the power of sound. Available exclusively through audiologists and hearing care professionals.

GN Hearing A/S is part of The GN Group – pioneering great sound from world-leading ReSound hearing aids to Jabra office headsets and sports headphones. Founded in 1869, employing over 5,000 people, and listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, GN makes life sound better.