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Q-/HSE- Manager (m/f/d) for Global Operations

Q-/HSE- Manager (m/f/d) for Global Operations

This is a very exciting time to join our Global Operations Team as we are driving the global expansion of our Coating Services business, especially in Aerospace. You will be responsible for managing and driving the global quality and HSE system for the entire business line.

Reporting Line: Global Head of Operations for Coating Services

Location: Salzgitter

Your Responsibilities

  • In this role, you are part of our new established global operations team for Coating Services, focusing on Thermal Spray and Laser Cladding applications
  • You are responsible for managing and driving our global HSE / Q processes within the business line Metco Coating Services across all Coating Services sites in America, Europe and Asia (currently 10 sites)
  • You continuously improve our HSE and quality processes and drive global process harmonization and execution
  • You take global quality responsibility for our surface solutions portfolio (i.e. applications)
  • You review, establish and set global quality standards, QM manuals, procedural and work instructions and regulations
  • You support and coach our local quality management “at site”
  • Development of the SPC system
  • Constant and systematic monitoring of the QM system (audits) and reporting
  • You are responsible for production release / quality certification of individual MCS sites for specific coating applications
  • Management of external certification across MCS sites (e.g. ISO, AS, NADCAP, etc.)
  • Governance for quality and HSE processes

Your Profile

  • University degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • You have at least 10 years of professional experience in quality and HSE-Management within aerospace or automotive business
  • Knowledge of the standards AS 9100, EN 9001, Nadcap, IATF 16949, standards for occupational safety, environment and energy
  • You have experience in introducing Q-HSE certifications and customer validations
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • You are flexible and a team-player
  • Ability to travel globally up to 20%
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German is a must, other languages will be a plus

We offer

  • Challenging global environment with a start-up mentality where you can bring in your expertise, your ideas and your drive to further develop the business
  • Potential for future development
  • A competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package
  • The professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements

Can you identify with this position and are you looking for a new challenge? Then we are eager to meet you! Please apply online-

If you have any questions, please contact

Yvonne Cantarella

Recruiter EMEA
+ 49 (0) 6142 6033 282

About us

Oerlikon engineers materials, equipment and surfaces and provides expert services to enable customers to have high-performance products and systems with extended lifespans. Drawing on its key technological competencies and strong financial foundation, the Group is sustaining mid-term growth by executing three strategic drivers: addressing attractive growth markets, securing structural growth and expanding through targeted mergers and acquisitions. A leading global technology and engineering Group, Oerlikon operates its business in two Segments – Surface Solutions and Manmade Fibers – and has a global footprint of more than 10 500 employees at 175 locations in 37 countries. In 2018, Oerlikon generated CHF 2.6 billion in sales and invested around CHF 120 million in R&D.
Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. Operating a dynamically growing network of more than 40 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific, Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.