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Ostrov, CZ, 34901

JIT Quality Manager - Ostrov u Stříbra

The production plant in Ostrov u Stříbra has been operating since 2008 and is one of the key production units within the European Lear network. In Ostrov u Stříbra we produce high-quality seating systems for key customers of the automotive industry. More than 800 employees work together on attractive seat models for the Audi, BMW and Porsche.


We are looking for an exceptional Quality Manager to lead our JIT Quality department in Ostrov, Czech Republic. The role will involve complete seat launches for 3 prestigious German OEM Customer Groups.

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Quality Manager will be entrusted with ensuring that daily quality targets are completed within agreed timeframes and to customer specification standards. There will be a focus on developing current quality tools and continuous improvement as well as planning and organizing the daily performance of the quality area in line with company global strategy. You will currently be a Quality Manager or even a Senior Quality Engineer looking to make that next step up.


As a Quality Manager, your duties may include (but not be limited to)

- Implementation of World Class Quality Systems within the Plant, in line with Lear Plant of the Future
- Represent the requirements of the customer internally
- Report Quality results to all relevant parties and maintain Quality records/documentation
- Ensure the quality of the product is protected and not passed forward
- Collaborate with other Quality functions within Lear to ensure Supplier Quality performance is maintained
- Launch new programs in line with Lear Corporation’s targets (0-0-100-100)


To be successful in this role you must have:

- Degree or equivalent in an engineering or technical related subject
- Excellent experience at a similar level within a 1st Tier Automotive supplier is essential.
- Ideally from Automotive Seating however we will seriously consider Automotive Interiors.
- Knowledge of the AIAG Quality planning and Control Plan standard, FMEA´s, PPAP´s, Dimensional layouts, gauge / fixture design and Performance / Material testing
- Strong communication skills with a fluency in English is mandatory and German would be highly advantageous.