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Quality Manager

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The Site Quality Manager ensures maintenance and development of local Quality Management according to ISO 9001 and other regulations/codes like Pressure Vessel Codes. The individual will also steer the Quality Assurance at the Strongsville site under consideration of all respective laws, regulations, standards and a state-of-the-art technology. #CB1


Key Accountabilities



  • Manage and plan quality measures to ensure products are within specification, implement measures to make sure mistakes are avoided and not merely corrected, and measure/monitor/document all quality measures
  • Manage the department Quality Assurance with the main tasks of personnel management, planning, training and skill development of the Quality Inspector(s) as well as optimization of the administrative processes within the department
  • Plan and optimize the testing worksteps in Incoming Inspection, during Production and in Final Inspection regarding product quality, testing results and testing efforts (scope and frequency of testing, number of measuring points) 
  • Provide guidance and support to the foremen, workers and design engineers regarding quality topics; empowering the worker self inspection in close cooperation with the Production Manager
  • Manage and decide on Non-Conforming materials and products in close cooperation with the Production Manager
  • Prepare, structure and analyze material and product related data from the ongoing production to reduce quality problems; observe and reduce scrap and rework / extra work with the target of continuous improvement of the product quality as well as reduction of the Costs of Poor Quality (COPQ) in close cooperation with the Production Manager
  • Report COPQ, quality issues, complaints, audit measures, improvements and other quality related topics monthly to the Site Management Team and to the Global Quality Manager
  • Handle customer and supplier complaints regarding quality, packaging and transport issues by coordinating all actions in the context of the complaints until closing. 
  • Align testing / quality activities and their execution with customers and suppliers; preparing and aligning Quality Assurance and Quality Management Agreements with customers and suppliers 
  • Attend external product certifications by Authorized Inspectors according to Pressure Vessel Codes (e.g. ASME Section 8)
  • Maintain and develop the local Quality Management in close collaboration with the Global Quality Manager of BU PT
  • Plan, prepare and execute internal and external System and Process Audits as well as Supplier Audits; plan, prepare and attend external audits from customers and Notified Bodies; follow-up audit measures and verify the effectiveness
  • Plan, execute and follow-up approvals of new suppliers (Supplier Capability Analysis)
  • Be the local contact person and coordinator for the control of documents; administrating local controlled documents and records 


Your Profile


  • Engineering Degree with respective additional qualification in Quality Management and Quality Assurance
  • Internal Quality Auditor Qualification or optional qualification of External Quality Auditor
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Quality Management and Quality Assurance
  • Experience with ISO 9001
  • Quality and Testing Methods
  • Preferred Experience with Pressure Vessels and Pressure Vessel Code ASME Section 8

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,800 employees worldwide and 31 production sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  Nov 19, 2021

Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Business Unit:  Process Technology
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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