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In charge of Global Quality Systems

Location: Chiyoda-Ku, HE, 日本
Job ID: R0005827
Date Posted: Feb 2, 2023
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: 日立Astemo
Profession (Job Category): Quality Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Ready to contribute to the future of the automotive industry? 

 

We are part of Hitachi Astemo, focusing on world-leading advanced mobility solutions within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort. Together, we contribute to a sustainable society and improved quality of life by providing mobility solutions that satisfy our customers and form the future core of automotive and motorcycle systems. Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. 

 

Own the Future, become a part of the team and join our organization now as:

 

In charge of Global Quality Systems

 

Hiring position : Quality Management Functional Division, Hitachi Astemo Ltd.

Location  : Tokyo Japan 

 

Mission

The mission of the Quality Management Functional Division is to globally oversee the quality assurance operations of the entire Astemo network. With the integration of the five former companies, we are focusing our efforts to create a newly unified quality system aimed to enhance simplification and efficiency which is to become the core of Astemo's future quality assurance.
This job will require in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in quality processes/systems, and also competency to communicate with overseas sites and the former five companies.
In the process of establishing Astemo's quality system, the person for this job will be in a position to acquire vast knowledge and experience of Astemo's systems, as well as a global network of contacts, making this job a vital and desirable career path.

 

Background of the recruitment

The mission of the Quality Management Functional Division is to globally oversee the quality assurance operations of the entire Astemo network. With the integration of the five former companies, we are focusing our efforts to create a newly unified quality system aimed to enhance simplification and efficiency which is to become the core of Astemo's future quality assurance.
This job will require in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in quality processes/systems, and also competency to communicate with overseas sites and the former five companies. Thus, we look to recruit a person with the ability to communicate with overseas sites in English and convey the contents to our members in Japan.
In the process of establishing Astemo's quality system, the person for this job will be in a position to acquire vast knowledge and experience of Astemo's systems, as well as a global network of contacts, making this job a vital and desirable career path.

 

Key Responsibility and  Activities

1) Evaluation of Astemo's quality systems and processes, and promotion of activities to enhance simplification and efficiency.
2) Establishment of project management systems for the above, management of activities to achieve goals, and human resources support.
3) To collaborate and establish cooperative relationships with relevant internal and external divisions, especially Astemo's overseas network.

With the merger of the five transportation machine-related companies, including businesses with headquarters based in the EU, duties will be to re-establish a quality management system to facilitate integration and operation.
This work will include communicating information to overseas sites and gathering information on their state of affairs.

The Quality Management Functional Division in Japan will take the lead in restructuring the quality management system, but because communication with business units headquartered in the EU will be limited to English, the person for this job will be expected to take on the important role of communicating with solid English proficiency, have the ability to comprehend the other party and convey the contents in Japanese to the Quality Management Functional Division.

Therefore, knowledge of quality management systems and specific procedures of quality regulations (IATF16949) will be necessary.

 

Job Attraction and  Career 

In the process of establishing Astemo's quality system, the person for this job will be in a position to acquire vast knowledge and experience of Astemo's systems, as well as global network of contacts, making this job a vital and desirable career path.
Within the operations of transportation machine manufacturers, the quality management system is the core of product realization activity.
Nonetheless, there will be extreme difficulties in building a single quality mangement system tha will encompass the five merged companies, and the sense of accomplishment upon its completion should be well beyond imagination.
Quality management systems are subject to perpetual improvement for ease of use and operative contents, and the experience attained from this operation can be applied to benefit other management jobs.

 

Key Professional Competencies /Qualification /Experience

Required

1) Extensive skills, competencies, and experience in automobile quality processes and systems.
2) Ability to speak fluently and communicate smoothly in English.
3) Not only language skills, but also high level of communication skills to be able to accurately convey information/intentions and achieve concord with parties of different native languages including Japanese.
4) Innovative leadership and unwavering commitment to quality compliance.
5) Must be able to commute to and work at designated work location and travel domestically/internationally with overnight stays.

 

Best if you are

1) Other language skills besides English and communication skills in Japanese are more than welcome.
2) Knowledge concerning quality of Astemo and supplier parts.
3) Experience in organizational reforms, manufacturing, and operations, regardless of automobile/non-automobile industry.
4)Work experience overseas and in Japan.

 

Key Personal Competencies

1) Strong sense of responsibility and leadership.
2) Competency in communication and building networks/connections.
3) Ability to flexibly accept and integrate the diverse opinions of people of different countries, regions, companies, and fields.

 

About Hitachi Astemo

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values – we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission. Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do. Sound interesting?
Please apply via sending your resume.


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Qualified candidates will be contacted for further steps.

To apply, email resume to: [email protected].

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