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Location Quality Manager (m/f)

  • Location: Belgium, Beringen/Geleen
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 15/06/2019
  • Hours: Full-time

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Are you keen on implementing local processes in line with targets and operating principles? Would you like to support our locations in process management & quality improvements in order to fulfil internal & external requirements?

Do you like to promote “Quality Awareness” throughout the location? Do you want to define the strategic action plan (as member of the Group Quality Team) to assure implementation of the Operation’s strategy within it's respective area of responsibility?

Then you might be the Location Quality Manager we are looking for!

This is a grasp of your main responsibilities:

  • Ensures integration of local needs and challenges into Group Quality plans and activities.
  • Coaches the line organization in implementing the right competencies & skills related to Best Practise (external & between Borealis locations).
  • Ensures consistent understanding, implementation and compliance of the Management System and processes within designated area.
  • Ensures the local organisation is aware of and implements relevant internal and external requirements (e.g. via Management Reviews, Internal Audits...)
  • Drives continuous improvement of the location’s process performance and behaviour e.g. through regular audits, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Evaluates risks e.g. regarding customer needs, projects, changes in infrastructure/equipment and new chemicals and identifies area for improvement.
  • Pro actively supports the line responsible for meeting requirements in determining corrective & preventive actions, reporting of deviations and recommendations for improvements and follow them up until implementation.
  • Ensures that processes & tools needed for the Management System are established, implemented & maintained locally and acts as Quality Champion for implementation of Quality Tools
  • Accountable for the Site´s preparedness towards customer & authority audits.
  • Co-operates closely with the local management team
  • Takes ownership for Quality trainings for staff on the location.
  • Addresses and creates awareness of relevant customer perspective in quality initiatives
  • Solves conflicts between different functional areas in relation to customer complaints and other quality related matters
  • Organizes and guides customer audits on the location
  • Safeguards the local certificates related to Quality Management

There might be a synergy between you and Borealis, if you

  • hold a master's degree university (preferred chemical background), or equivalent and master English language at business level
  • have QM education, internal Auditor´s license and have knowledge in related Standards (e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IATF 16949,…)
  • can count on 5-10 years of line experience, preferably from different business areas
  • demonstrate ability to manage change processes successfully, monitor complexity, diversity and risks
  • show ability to implement local action plans
  • can master/facilitate and coach within an operational environment

On top of that you

  • have a very good analytical mind and conceptual thinking attitude
  • own organisational awareness
  • are a team player and are highly customer orientated

What's in it for you?

For this full time/permanent contract, we will offer you a competitive salary as well as other attractive local benefits. The job owner will report to Group Quality Manager PO.

Are you interested in this opportunity? We look forward to your online application before June 15th, 2019. Please include your CV and cover letter in English.

For more detailed information on the job content, please contact Gernot Baumgärtel, Group Quality Manager PO, +43 732 6981 5896

HR contactperson is Joke Tielens, Talent Acquisition Specialist +32 11 45 9154



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+32 11 45 91 54
Joke Tielens