Group manager quality engineering

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Husqvarna Group is the world's largest producer of outdoor power products including robotic lawn mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. The Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products and one of the world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group's products and solutions are sold via dealers and retailers to both consumers and professional users in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2012 amounted to SEK 31 billion, and the Group had 15,400 employees on average in more than 40 countries. The head office is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange.

Group manager quality engineering, Huskvarna Manufacturing

The primary focus of this position is to supervise and coordinate the quality engineering work within the plant, assuring top quality products and components. Huskvarna Manufacturing is mainly divided into Diecasting & Machining, assembly of Rider, assembly of handheld products and assembly of construction products. Monitor overall activities to ensure quality of products and components. Coordinating support to production in re-active quality work and coordinating preventive quality assurance work, both in projects and todays production. Managing quality engineers and technicians, reporting factory KPI's and supporting improvements.

Essential Duties:
- Manage a department of quality engineers and technicians, prioritizing efforts and coordinating personnel.
- Report and develop quality metrics.
- Provide performance evaluations and develop personnel, both white and blue collar employees.
- Interface with product quality, and R&D SQA&D.
- Establish performance goals and job assignments.
- Document, counsel and take corrective action as appropriate, to enforce company rules, policies and procedures.
- Supervise internal audit process on critical processes affecting quality engineering.
- Interact with suppliers in a professional and courteous manner.
- Work in close cooperation with other departments.

. Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively in a fast paced, high volume, manufacturing environment.
. Must be self-directed and self-disciplined, ability to perform duties without close supervision.
. Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills are required, along with a strong work ethic is required.
. Solid computer skills are required, to include MS office with advanced skills in Excel.
. Excellent analyst, with broad experience in quality work, preventive and re-active.
. Expert in applying 8D and other quality tools.
. Expert knowledge in statistics and SPC.
. Bachelor's degree or higher is preferred.

Skills and Capabilities:

Previous experience developing and implementing quality systems, including but not limited to ISO certification, production readiness, supplier quality, control plans, layered audits, and customer service.

. Driven to achieve targets
. Strong oral and written communication skills
. Good English and Swedish skills both in reading and writing
. Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles

Location: The job is located at the Huskvarna site.

This position offers great career opportunities within the company for the right person. It is important that you share our core values: Customer First, Professionalism, Personal Leadership and Team Spirit.


> Sista ansökningsdatum: 3 February 2014
Övrigt: For more information regarding this position, please contact? Niklas Kvarnstrand 036-147314 Quality manager or Ulrika Gustavsson 036-364594, HR-function. Please send your application in the form of a CV plus personal letter before 2014-02-03 by e-mail to

Husqvarna AB.


Drottninggatan 2


Drottninggatan 2

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