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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Quality Operations Supervisor

Job Req ID:  83899

Livermore, US, 94551

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Objective of job:


  • Responsible for developing and maintaining plant quality operations processes
  • Responsible for development and management of direct reports


Principal Activities:


  • Cooperates as subject matter expert for Quality Operations group in developing long-term strategy of Plant Quality department and assures implementation
  • Creates and coordinates short-, mid-, and long-term budget and headcount planning for Quality Operations group based on strategic and operative goals of the organizational area and assures compliance
  • Provides technical and disciplinary leadership to associates in Quality Operations group as well as cross-functional technical leadership as subject matter expert on Quality Systems and processes when applicable
  • Implements guidelines, processes and systems for Plant Quality department and communicates / distributes to other departments as necessary
  • Develops and maintains Quality Training program for associates in cooperation with other plant functions ensuring fundamental quality concepts, best practices, and tools are understood and utilized by employees
  • Provides expertise to the organization and customizes quality best practices / tools to fit needs of the Plant organization
  • Promotes and demonstrates a culture of quality and continuous improvement through structured use of quality tools and problem solving methodologies
  • Responsible for administration of Plant QMS processes and monitoring to ensure conformance of product and processes in accordance with relevant documentation (product audits, MRB, APQP, LPA's, FRB, DRX Ideas, etc.)
  • Ensures quality control processes are carried out properly per the required documentation, frequencies and methods (gauging, inspection, testing and validation, etc.)
  • Ensures communication / reporting of problems identified through QMS and quality control processes is executed
  • Supports as lead for Quality Operations and gathers necessary information/teams in preparation and during internal/external/customer audits to maintain necessary certifications
  • Responsible for driving analysis and definition of corrective and preventative actions in event of audit findings and ensures timely input of informations to audit department
  • Ensures necessary relevant KPI's are developed, tracked, and reported at necessary levels of plant and executive management in cooperation with Plant and Corporate functions


  • Leads, coaches, supervises, and motivates direct reports to ensure proper training and performance based on existing processes, policies, and targets
  • Manages day to day activities of Quality Operations team
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement in processes and/or products and actively participates in implementation of corrective actions to achieve improvements where applicable
  • Performs any other tasks or assignments not listed within this job description as deemed necessary for the department / company as requested by the department manager
  • Others:
  • Actively participate in all the activities and programs of the company (Quality, Ideas for Improvement, Training, Human Resources, Safety, Hygiene and Environment etc.) that apply according to the activities of the position
  • The activities listed here are indicative but not limitative of the function


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelors Degree
  • Automotive Industry Experience
  • Quality Certifications (Preferred - ASQ, Lean Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Leadership Experience



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI-US-LIV52 

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland