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 - Quality Manager CA

Job Req ID:  106799

Livermore, US, 94551

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Principal Activities

  • Responsible for the implementation of the quality assurance processes at Plant Livermore. Responsibility and authority to ensure that the tier 1- and tier 2- customer requirements with respect to quality are implemented.
  • Support the strategic planning of PDI/LIV by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the department within a short or medium-range time frame
  • Co-owner of DPM process 11.11 (Quality Conformity Assurance);
  • Plan and administer the budget in LIV5, in cooperation with the supervisor, and make sure there is compliance with it
  • Develop and implement personnel planning in LIV5, in cooperation with the supervisor; also make sure qualified personnel are hired
  • Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her; make personnel decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor
  • Customer representative with regards to definition of corrective and preventive actions, determination of quality goals, appropriate training, and special characteristics
  • Entitled to issue directives to all areas in case of quality or supply related disturbances of the processes, with the main goal of assurance of on time provision of products to the customer at the required quality levels
  • Provides quality expertise and prioritization to the organization. Customize quality practices and tools to fit basic needs.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains the quality training program for all associates in quality and operations, in cooperation with the quality operations interiors and HR functions.
  • Ensures that the fundamental quality concepts, practices and tools are understood and used by all employees
  • Promotes and implements preventive quality techniques during the entire production process. Searches, finds and promotes new methods and conveys all concerned parties to long-range quality consciousness
  • Oversees all product audits, product validations, and problem solving process throughout the organization with the goal of effectively eliminating the problems and preventing recurrences
  • Ensures timely input for the complaint management process and audit areas
  • Actively drives the analysis of corrective and preventive actions in cases of deviations from the defined requirements and audit findings
  • Ensures that process operation and controls are according to released control plans
  • Provides technical support to the quality engineers. Assess performance, guides, develops and motivates direct reports according to DRX guidelines in cooperation with the respective operations manager
  • Advocate continuous improvement across the organization in coordination with the responsible technical departments


Job Requirements

Specialist Knowledge / Education:


Area of Study (including professional certificates):      


Work Experience:     

Quality or Engineering in Automotive Environment   



Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience



ASQ Certifaction in QA managemnet perferred 


5-7 years 



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI-US-LIV5 

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland