Quality Assurance Manager till Talga, Stockholm
Are you passionate about improving quality management? Do you have experience from quality management and understand the importance of delivering reliable and safe products to customers?
With production in the north of Sweden, research, R&D and Sales in the UK, distribution in Germany and Commercial Headquarter in Australia, Talga is a global employer. Our products will be used across many touchpoints of people’s lives – from the battery technology in electric vehicles and smartphones, to advanced graphene materials which will make consumer and industrial products stronger, longer-lasting, lighter and greener. With us, you will have impact. We make decisions and take actions that have a strong positive effect. We act with intent and care to create products with a purpose for the companies that are defining the future.
The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for implementing and managing quality management systems across the organization in order to achieve and maintain relevant quality accreditations. You will ensure the operations meet the accreditation and customer audit requirements and that the material complies with specifications. The goal is to help preserve Talga’s reputation by ensuring that our products and services are capable of driving sustainable growth.
In the role you have several internal stakeholders based in different parts of the world. Your key partners are Production, Quality Control and Sales/Marketing. You report directly to Head of Advanced Materials in UK.
Your responsibility includes, among other:
- Obtaining quality accreditations from internationally recognized organisations
- Managing the existing QSM and develop for the future
- Documenting and informing the procedural changes and ensuring that all processes meet safety, legal and other standards
- Collaborating and setting requirements with external vendors and suppliers to ensure that they meet quality standards through supplier management and supplier audits
- Understanding customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes
- Leading audit management
- Identifying areas of improvement and facilitating a continual improvement culture across the organisation
The role is based in Stockholm. Traveling is needed, to suppliers all around Europe, visits to UK and Germany where our innovations, research and sales teams are located. Combined with yearly visits to the HQ in Australia.
Is this you?
We are looking for someone with a university degree in engineering/scientific or equivalent. You have solid experience (at least 5 years) from developing Quality Management, in highly regulated industry. You probably have experience in an international advanced materials development or production environment. Moreover, you have profound knowledge of Quality Management Systems and in-depth knowledge of international industry regulations. You have earlier experience with continuously improving the quality control processes through six sigma methodology (black or green belt is a plus). In addition, you have expertise in leading the expansion of ISO9001 quality accreditation across organisations, together with accreditation for ISO/IATF as required. Finally, you have understanding for the technical aspects (from mining to final product processing steps), that constitute production of Talga’s suite of products.
In this recruitment, your personal attributes will be of great importance. Your high level of initiative demonstrates a sense of self-drive, self-awareness, insight, and personal motivation. You are a team player who interacts professionally both internally and externally and you enjoy finding pragmatic new ways to improve processes that affect positive to the company business result.
We believe you have strong research and analytic skills and an excellent oral and written communication skills. You are self-driven, make things happen and take decisions when necessary and in an organised manner. You pay attention to details and are flexible in terms of dealing with changes in a dynamic environment.
The future is green, and we’re moving there fast.
Talga is enabling this transition by establishing a sustainable, vertically integrated European source of advanced materials and battery anode for the burgeoning lithium-ion battery industry. With ownership of the world’s highest grade natural graphite deposits, access to clean Nordic renewable energy, and streamlined production processes, Talga is uniquely positioned to become a key player in the growing green economy.
With operations in northern Sweden; R&D and sales in the UK; processing and distribution in Germany; and our corporate office in Western Australia, Talga is truly a global company.