Head of Global Quality PL47

Requisition ID:  30376
Job Location(s): 

Apodaca, MX Grodzisk Mazowiecki, PL Reyrieux, FR Eden Prairie, MN, US Occitanie, FR Nordborg, DK

Job Description

 

To continue our strong focus on quality and with direct report to our Head of System Solutions within the Commercial Compressors (CC), we are looking to hire an experienced and dedicated leader for Global Quality.


The overall goal for the Head of Global Quality will be to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction - both internally and externally - and to ensure business effectiveness through performance follow up, coaching, support and the implementation of quality mindset, quality management system and tools. 


With your up-to-date knowledge about quality within a global industry business, you are leading the team consisting of two direct reports, responsible for key areas within the quality scope. The Quality team at each of the 2 Danfoss System Solutions factories report functionally to the role.


Together with the team and in close cooperation with the factory leadership and quality teams, you are responsible for building and executing on the global quality strategy. Further you and your team will have a strong cooperation with corporate and segment quality leaders.
 

Job Responsibilities


Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Give guidance and in cooperation with factory leaders ensure that we are making safe and sustainable products, proactively meet the quality obligations towards customers and regulators globally, address risks, and achieve objectives through efficient processes.
  • Cooperate with factory leaders to ensure the required skills and competencies of the factory Quality team and if required support development of relevant competences.
  • Cooperate with Contract Manufacturers to ensure the required skills and competencies of the contract manufacturers to deliver high quality of Danfoss branded products.
  • Develop and maintain quality governance models, tools and processes that enable both quality responsible and operational staff to operate efficient and make the right decisions.
  • As a member of the System Solutions leadership team, you provide ideas and take on challenges across the business that serve the common goal to increase profitable growth.
  • Taking on the overall responsibility and accountability for the total Quality performance of the business and to provide guidance and communicate a clear direction across the organization.

Background & Skills

 

At Danfoss, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, innovation, and a broader perspective in decision-making. When you consider this job posting, do you feel like your profile is not a perfect match? Numerous studies have found that women and people of color are more likely to apply only when they meet all requirements listed in the job posting. Even if you do not check all the boxes, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are curious to find out how you can bring new insights to the role or to Danfoss as an organization.

 

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

  • Bachelor degree
  • +10 years of experience across operations and quality with a proven track record as well as +5 years of leadership experience within Supply Chain, Operations or Quality, 
  • Good understanding of engineering and large industrial production with a global footprint and global sourcing, and specifically knowledge of Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing and ability to integrate the Quality requirements to this.
  • Advanced analytical, planning and coordinating skills, focused on quality, details and root cause problem solving. 
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, IATF 16949 and experience in PFMEA, process audit, PPAP and Lean. 


Furthermore, it is essential that you have:

  • Experience from working in large global organizations and operating effectively in a matrix with several stakeholders.
  • A solid experience with working and creating strong results across cultures and countries.
  • A visionary and collaborative leadership style.
  • The ability to involve, inspire and develop people.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to promote fact-based actions.
  • Full fluency in oral and written English. Speaking Spanish or Portuguese languages would be beneficial
  • Travel to the factories, customers and suppliers and to other Danfoss sites is expected and pending on location could be 20-40% per year.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset “action speaks louder than words”, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.