QUALITY DIRECTOR

Ariston Group is a global leader in renewable and high-efficiency solutions for water and space heating, components and burners, and it demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through the development of products such as heat pumps, water heater heat pump, hybrid solutions and solar thermal systems. The Group also stands out for its continuous investment in technological innovation, digitalization and advanced connectivity systems.
Ariston Group has 7,743 employees, representative offices in 42 countries, 23 production sites and 25 research and development centers in 4 continents.
In 2021, the Group reported a turnover of 1.99 billion euros and sales of 9 million products in about 150 countries around the world, mainly under the global brands Ariston and ELCO, and operates iconic local brands such as Calorex, NTI, HTP, Chaffoteaux, ATAG, Racold as well as Thermowatt and Ecoflam in the component and burner business.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Quality Plan

  • Regularly review quality indicators to identify where is the gap and where is the achievement.
  • Review changes and identify risks from all kinds of aspects, not limit on manufacture, customer, Market Surveillance inspection and so on.
  • Make annual budget on improvement both in process control and product itself.


New product introduction

  • Lead the identification of the new project CTQ characteristics based on NPI inputs: market feedbacks, D/P FMEA, QFD, etC.
  • Identify risks on components, manufacture, market and so on to define Quality control plan for incoming inspection, in-process control, test plan for finished good.
  • Develop and set-up mass production reliability program.
  • Manage quality labs for components, finished goods.


Manufacture Quality Control

  • Customer quality monitor and improvement; Lead to analyze the returned parts and make improvement plan.
  • Customer quality claims; quickly response and calming customer; customer in-site visit if need.
  • Lead and improve the manufacture quality KPIs: Supplier PPM, FPY & FG ppm.
  • Leading monthly quality meeting.
  • Leader Escalation process for defects/failure in production.

 

 

Supplier quality management

  • Work together with procurement team to select and audit supplier audit, especially focus on process/product audit.
  • PPAP standard definition.
  • Drive supplier improvement on the components quality.


Quality system & KPIs

  • Develop and introduce Six sigma & WCM tools and methodologies to Wuxi plant.
  • Responsible for plant quality goals achievement.
  • Develop, implement and manage a system of KPI metrics and controls to measure and report the performance and effectiveness of quality management to all stakeholders.
  • Manage other quality related exceptional cases together with other stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver any quality related trainings to the organization’s needs.
  • Other duties assigned by the management.
  • Shape quality first culture in company, manage ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001.


RESQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor Degree or above, major in engineering, quality or related discipline.
  • 8 years working experience with quality, technical and more than 5 years’ leadership background.
  • Highly independent to manage team.
  • Good problem solving and have rich experience in different process, painting, punching, welding, enamelin.
  • Execution of the plans in effective way ‘hands on’ approach when needed.
  • Strong background and experience in quality management processes, familiar with statistical quality control tools (Lean 6 sigma), 6 sigma or Lean 6 Sigma qualifications will be a plus.
  • Familiar with GB/EU standards, especially on the household appliance.
  • 6 sigma or Lean 6 Sigma qualifications will be a plus.
  • ISO9001 auditor certified or trained.
  • WCM experience will be a plus.
  • Fluent in oral and written English.

 

 

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all people, by offering a work environment accessible, welcoming and inclusive in compliance with legal obligations.

Ariston Group is a global leader in renewable and high-efficiency solutions for water and space heating, components and burners, and it demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through the development of products such as heat pumps, water heater heat pump, hybrid solutions and solar thermal systems. The Group also stands out for its continuous investment in technological innovation, digitalization and advanced connectivity systems.
Ariston Group has 7,743 employees, representative offices in 42 countries, 23 production sites and 25 research and development centers in 4 continents.
In 2021, the Group reported a turnover of 1.99 billion euros and sales of 9 million products in about 150 countries around the world, mainly under the global brands Ariston and ELCO, and operates iconic local brands such as Calorex, NTI, HTP, Chaffoteaux, ATAG, Racold as well as Thermowatt and Ecoflam in the component and burner business.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Quality Plan

  • Regularly review quality indicators to identify where is the gap and where is the achievement.
  • Review changes and identify risks from all kinds of aspects, not limit on manufacture, customer, Market Surveillance inspection and so on.
  • Make annual budget on improvement both in process control and product itself.


New product introduction

  • Lead the identification of the new project CTQ characteristics based on NPI inputs: market feedbacks, D/P FMEA, QFD, etC.
  • Identify risks on components, manufacture, market and so on to define Quality control plan for incoming inspection, in-process control, test plan for finished good.
  • Develop and set-up mass production reliability program.
  • Manage quality labs for components, finished goods.


Manufacture Quality Control

  • Customer quality monitor and improvement; Lead to analyze the returned parts and make improvement plan.
  • Customer quality claims; quickly response and calming customer; customer in-site visit if need.
  • Lead and improve the manufacture quality KPIs: Supplier PPM, FPY & FG ppm.
  • Leading monthly quality meeting.
  • Leader Escalation process for defects/failure in production.

 

 

Supplier quality management

  • Work together with procurement team to select and audit supplier audit, especially focus on process/product audit.
  • PPAP standard definition.
  • Drive supplier improvement on the components quality.


Quality system & KPIs

  • Develop and introduce Six sigma & WCM tools and methodologies to Wuxi plant.
  • Responsible for plant quality goals achievement.
  • Develop, implement and manage a system of KPI metrics and controls to measure and report the performance and effectiveness of quality management to all stakeholders.
  • Manage other quality related exceptional cases together with other stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver any quality related trainings to the organization’s needs.
  • Other duties assigned by the management.
  • Shape quality first culture in company, manage ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001.


RESQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor Degree or above, major in engineering, quality or related discipline.
  • 8 years working experience with quality, technical and more than 5 years’ leadership background.
  • Highly independent to manage team.
  • Good problem solving and have rich experience in different process, painting, punching, welding, enamelin.
  • Execution of the plans in effective way ‘hands on’ approach when needed.
  • Strong background and experience in quality management processes, familiar with statistical quality control tools (Lean 6 sigma), 6 sigma or Lean 6 Sigma qualifications will be a plus.
  • Familiar with GB/EU standards, especially on the household appliance.
  • 6 sigma or Lean 6 Sigma qualifications will be a plus.
  • ISO9001 auditor certified or trained.
  • WCM experience will be a plus.
  • Fluent in oral and written English.

 

 

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all people, by offering a work environment accessible, welcoming and inclusive in compliance with legal obligations.

Location: 

Wuxi, CN, 214000

Posting Date:  Jul 16, 2022