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BU QHSE Director

Date: Jan 9, 2023

Location: MUNICH, DE, 80935

Company: NOVARES

Novares is headquartered in France. We have a presence in 23 countries with 43 production plants, 8 skill centers, 10 technical centers, 22 customer service centers and 16 languages spoken.

We are always looking for highly motivated, creative professionals with a passion for vehicles, innovation and technology.

The position holder will be responsible to:

  • deploy, implement and follow the Business Unit QHSE action plan
  • deploy, implement all measures and activities to protect and enhance employees' health and safety conditions (prevention of occupational health, reduction of accident risks)
  • initiate and deploy all measures and activities to protect the environment and prevent property damage and business interruption; take actions to guarantee respect and reinforcement of the HSE policy within the Business Unit.

    Furthermore, He/She
  • will act the voice of Customers in the Business Unit and serve as the Quality interface with all BU-Customers
  • ensure that, from a Customer perspective and in accordance with the Group's Quality policy, all actions are taken within the Business Unit and are implemented in accordance with the Integrated Management System (SMART)
  • train and support BU functional Managers and plants QHSE implementing SMART rules and tools
  • lead BU project qualitiy teams across all relevant technical centers and ensure resources availability (quantity and quality) for the projects
  • ensure deployment of methodologies and quality tools tailored to each customer
  • Prepare and accompany internal and external audits, oversee follow-ups and actions plans



To be successful in this role the future position holder should have  

  • Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree with a preference for engineering or equivalent 
  • a sustainable track record of successful experience in a quality leadership role, or a combination of engineering and quality roles in an operations or development environment
  • experience using automotive quality standards (APQP, PPAP, PFMEA) as well as VDA procedures and standards
  • excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
  • practical experience in root cause analysis using quality methods and tools (FTA, Root Cause Failure Analysis, 5Y, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to engage and motivate teams