Adient Aerospace is a Joint Venture between Adient and Boeing, based in Kaiserslautern. It is our mission to deliver innovative seating designs through precise operational excellence, which results in a superior customer experience.

For the division Quality located in Kaiserslautern we are looking for a

Your responsibilities:

You plan, implement, certify and manage an effective Quality Assurance Program using AS / EN 9100 principles, including the management of the Quality Management System
You make sure that the Quality Management System complies EASA regulatory guidelines and customer requirements
You compile documentation and co-ordination activities for Customer First Article Inspections
You direct and manage the daily activities of all quality and certifying staff with overall quality responsibilities for incoming-, work-in-progress- and outgoing-material and -processes
You are responsible for and execute the final part inspection, according to customer and regulatory requirements / specifications; and you take care of the documentation of conformity reports and EASA form 1 requirements
You support the production and create quality KPIs within the Quality department as well as between departments
You lead and continuously improve processes in all quality operational aspects
You make sure that the division is properly prepared for internal, customer, and / or third-party audits and that audits are properly managed
You monitor the departmental status in deliverables to the companies APQP-gated process and program milestones regarding quality
You identify training needs; you plan the trainings and carry them out
You review supplier performances and engage suppliers for risk mitigation, corrective action plans and improved performance requirements
You assist various departments with problem solving tools and manage and oversee the company’s corrective and preventive action processes as well as their effectiveness
You work together with the supply chain department on supplier related issues
You maintain a good customer communication and relationships; you strive to meet or exceed customer satisfaction expectations
Other duties and projects may be assigned or requested
Your qualification:

Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, QM Systems or equivalent experience
Min. 5 years of working experience in the aviation industry, of which min. 3 years on quality related activities in a development and / or production environment
Experience with Production Organizational Approval (POA) – Part 21G is preferred
Certifying Staff qualification is preferred
Trained and experienced in auditing, capable of training, leading or directing an audit team in accordance to AS9100
Application of QMS tools and techniques (APQP, FMEA, Inspection planning, SPC, DOE, QFD)
Distinct communicative competence, good analytical skills and leading qualities
Strong command of English and German
Ability to take actions and decisions in a timely manner
Knowledge of various computer applications such as MS Office and / or data analysis software such as Minitab)
What we offer:

You will have interesting professional and personal development opportunities
You can bring in your own ideas and work in an international environment
We offer you 30 days of vacation and a company pension plan
You can also expect an open and appreciative working atmosphere

Our diversity makes us strong! Adient Aerospace is convinced of the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For this reason, applications are reviewed based on professional qualifications and fit with our corporate values, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual identity, nationality, disability or age.

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