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Global Head of Quality & Continuous Improvement at HVDC

Location: Vaesteras, Västmanlands län, Sweden
Job ID: R0018564
Date Posted: Sep 25, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Quality Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Senior Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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At HVDC, we are dedicated to pioneering groundbreaking solutions for the challenges of tomorrow's energy landscape. We believe in the power of sustainability to drive change and are now looking for a dynamic leader to join our team as Global Head of Quality and Continuous Improvement (Q&CI).

HVDC defines quality as satisfying our customers by meeting or exceeding the commitments agreed for the delivery of our systems, products, solutions, and services. You can find few examples of the latest achievement of the HVDC team by clicking on the videos below:

As the Global Head of Quality & CI, you will play an important part in developing and implementing the strategy of HVDC ensuring that our systems, products, solutions, and services are developed, designed, produced, and operated such that they perform as expected in a growing and demanding market.

In the role you will belong to the HVDC global management team and report directly to the Global Head of Quality for Grid Integration.

If you are passionate about sustainability, thrive on global challenges, have an appreciation for the end-to-end EPC project value chain including manufacturing and software delivery, and are ready to shape the future of quality in the energy sector, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey!

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead, develop and inspire a global team of quality professionals and managers across different regions.
  • Develop and execute our global quality and continuous improvement strategy aligned with overall business goals.
  • Ensure compliance of the management system with all relevant external certifications.
  • Define and promote the use of standard methods and tools in accordance with Hitachi Energy directives and regulations.
  • Develop the quality and continuous improvement community, from competencies and knowledge required to execute all Q&CI processes and methods to developing capability and workforce planning aligned with the strategic intent of the global product group.
  • Design, implement, execute, and continuously improve a system or framework to generate, prioritize and execute improvement ideas and eradicate top quality issues, striving to become a learning organization.
  • Ensure the Voice of the Customer is represented within the business and leverage to drive the quality agenda.
  • Empower our employees to take ownership for their performance and leveraging their ability to solve problems through innovation.

Your background

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in quality management and/or continuous improvement, preferably in the energy or engineering sector

  • A university degree in Engineering, Quality Management, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in leading and developing global teams.

  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing change in a dynamic, international, and fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent analytical skills, including experience with quality and continuous improvement data and data-driven decision-making.

  • Experience in leading quality and continuous improvement initiatives across multiple locations.

  • Exceptional problem-solving and communication skills

  • Fluency in English is required, both written and spoken. Other languages are considered a plus.

More about us

Apply today and be part of a team that is driving change, fostering innovation, and creating a sustainable global environment for generations to come.

Welcome with your application by September 28 at the latest. This position can be filled before the application deadline so if you are interested, don’t delay, apply today!

Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer; Mikael Hjort, +46 107-38 25 73; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Fredrik Holmgren, +46 107-38 21 85. All other questions can be directed to Lead Recruiter Sofia Lindblom, [email protected]

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