Head of Quality

    • Category: Quality & Safety
    • Location: Alingsas, SE

    Cables and accessories are the largely unseen heroes of this digital age and the global transition to renewable energy. We play a huge part in making modern day life easy and more sustainable. With a particularly strong foothold in Europe, we are looking for people with an international mindset who like the idea of working across borders, divisions and job functions while delivering valuable real-life solutions to our customers through trusted partnerships. If that is you, then you should join our team today.

    We are looking forward to meet our new Head of Quality, responsible for Process Improvement & Quality Assurance. As the Head of Quality you will lead the process & quality organization and setting up, monitoring and implementing the Quality Management System (QMS) of the organization. Establishing a policy for the First Time Right (FTR) organization and developing a FTR culture and embedding it in processes.

    Besides the above your daily tasks will include:  
    •    Creating, coordinating and monitoring the Quality department including budget
    •    Managing, supervising, adjusting, coaching and motivating the employees so that they are able to realize output and targets
    •    Organizing the work and task activities within the department and monitoring the implementation
    •    Realizing a consultation and communication structure within the department
    •    Promoting cooperation with other organizational departments
    •    Responsible for the staff and its activities within your team such as appointment and dismissal, assessment and training
    A collaborative team-player with an hands on approach

    To be successful in this role you need to be as much an independent problem-solver as an collaborative team player. You tackle problems with an solution oriented mindset. You have a strong background in Lean and you drive results. You also have the ability to involve other, share your skills and understand the importance of listen and communicate to others. 

    Your CV probably also includes:

    •    University degree ore equivalent within relevant field
    •    + 8 years of experience within the quality field and + 2 years in an equivalent position (manufacturing industry)
    •    MS office, Excel 
    •    Fluent in English (German is a plus)
    •    SAP 
    •    Sig Sigma is a plus

    Contact and application

    Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest September 30th 2022.
    Tests can occur in our recruitment processes. 

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Lars Hutjens, Head of Group Quality, lars.hutjens@nkt.com, or Ellinor Dahlvid, HR Director Accessories, ellinor.dahlvid@nkt.com.
    Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 
    Union Representatives
    Sveriges Ingenjörer - Peter Kjellsson, +46 733 64 21 34
    Unionen - Joakim Wikström, +46 73 40 70 243
    Welcome with your application!


    About NKT
    Join a diverse and global organization developing, manufacturing and delivering market leading power cable accessories ensuring reliable and long-term performance in power cable systems. The Accessories business line operates from production sites in Sweden and Germany with sales in more than 100 countries.

    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.4 billion in 2020. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.

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