december 21, 2018

Quality Manager Product Development – Eindhoven


As a quality manager we expect you to have professional leadership and change management skills combined with a detailed eye for quality improvement.


This organisation is a tier-one contract manufacturing partner, operating world-wide. Their customers are leading high-tech Original Equipment Manufacturing companies and users of advanced production lines. Their goal is to outperform customer expectations in delivering mechatronic solutions.

They have built their track record in the following markets: semiconductor capital equipment, thin film deposition equipment for photovoltaic solar systems, analytical instruments, medical systems, aerospace & defense parts and systems and mechanisation projects.

The daily business is prototyping and series manufacturing of ‘high-mix low-volume’ products. They also provide customer specific factory automation projects.

Within this organisation, there is a division responsible for the development, specification, design and engineering of high tech/precision modules, professional products and capital intensive equipment. The department consists of a number of competence groups, such as Mechanics, Mechatronics, Electronics, Software, Technology and Project management. In multi-disciplinary project teams they specify, design, develop and qualify the professional products for their customers. They source, produce and supply the qualified products to their customers.


In this role you are responsible for definition and execution of quality management for design and development processes. This includes being responsible for the T&D Quality Management System and the ETG overall Product Generation Process (PGP).

Next to this you will be responsible for the growing six sigma (DFSS) program. You will be working with Project Managers, Group Leaders and Engineers who steer and are involved in highly innovative complex challenging projects in a high-end precision environment (Semi-con, Solar, Medical).

The following tasks will be part of the Quality Manager responsibilities:

• Managing and improving the overall ETG Product Generation Process and supporting ETG (multi-site) implementation.

• Managing the overall ETG Quality Management System

• Guiding and steering Quality Reviews (including action monitoring)

• Monitoring and control quality progress /improvements (KPI monitor, team- and customer evaluations)

• Guiding internal and external audits

• Further developing and leading the six sigma program

• Leading the six sigma user group and coaching greenbelts

• Guiding and carrying out 8D/DMAIC projects

• Managing stakeholders at various managerial levels and functional domain (T&D, business, manufacturing and others).

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Your profile

• A degree in Mechatronics, Mechanics, Electronics, Physics or related

• Academic working and thinking level

• Professional quality management skills, Six Sigma Black Belt certified, preferably Master Black Belt certified.

• At least 5 to 10 years of experience as a Quality Project Leader or Quality Manager in a high-end multidisciplinary development environment

• Knowledge of ISO norms (i.e. 13485 / 9001 / 14001)

• Successful track record within improving development processes

• You are pro-active, analytical, creative person with a “can do” mentality

• Good communication skills verbal and written in English and Dutch

• Willingness to travel and stay abroad for a couple of weeks – few times per year.


Matthijs Keizer | 0031636363260


Matthijs Keizer | 0031636363260