Quality Manager (Projects) - Railway Infrastructure

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         Role description Quality Management

Quality Manager in Projects (QMiP)*

1.         Objectives

The mission of the QMiP is to act as an expert and support the Project Manager as a partner by planning, supervising, ensuring and reporting of appropriate activities with regards to failure prevention and effective implementation (pro-active and re-active). The QMiP acts as a catalyst for continuous improvement in all PM@Siemens project phases, e.g. by communicating lessons learned from other projects to his/her team as well as documenting own lessons learned for other projects and process improvement. Of particular importance is the authority to intervene at any stage in the project, in case of non-conformance in delivery and project results or any jeopardization of the project results, i.e. indication of incorrect situations and escalation as and when required. The QMiP acts as a member of the core project team and reports the quality status to the Project Manager. In functional matters, to maintain independence, the QMiP also reports to his or her QM line superior.

2.         Scope of Job

The scope of the job incorporates all project-related activities in order to meet the targeted results with regard to quality with consideration of requirements of (a) business related headquarters (overall strategy, basic processes and their interfaces, tool application, compliance issues ), (b) customer (contractual requirements, expectations and at least satisfaction), (c) market (statutory, regulatory and state of the art requirements), (d) 3rd parties (e.g. suppliers and sub-contractors, consortium partner, authorities, surveyors, etc.) and (e) -as far as relevant- public conditions and interests.

3.         Areas of Responsibility

* Leads and/or coordinates the entire project quality team (internal/ external) of the assigned organization unit(s).

* Ensures cross-functional cooperation with Procurement, Logistics, R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing, Service and relevant suppliers to achieve quality business goals.

* Adapts and provides a project-specific management system including a project documentation, regulations, methods and IT tools, following a risk-based approach.

* Ensures professional non-conformance (NC) management.

* Coaches project team members in agile/lean methods or even acts as a SCRUM master in agile projects.

* Ensures the implementation of quality improvement methods and improve process performance management (e.g. 8D, RCA, FMEA).

*  Facilitate / guide team for root cause analysis of Customer complaint/ major NCC

* Selects innovative digital solutions to improve project quality

* Drives lessons learned across projects.

* Ensures the implementation and improvement of an project quality reporting as integrated part of project reporting.

* Contributes to project planning to ensure that project-specific, quality-relevant requirements are considered starting with sales phase.

* Initiates trainings for project employees with regards to quality (e.g. methods and processes).

* Develops, controls and ensures the implementation of a quality plans (incl. quality assurance measures such as review / test / validation / ...) for the project derived from existing QM system agreed upon with the own organization, customer, partners and suppliers.

* Prepare/review inspection and test plan for project supply in co-ordination with supplier/engineering as per relevant national/international standards.

* Ensure application of quality requirements associated with safety management as per EN50126, EN50128, EN50129.

* Co-ordinate with site team for rigor application of QMS standard ISO9001:2015

* Lead the project site team for certification of ISO 9001:2015 QMS standard as and when required.

*  Actively perform/face an internal/external audit within organization and project

*  Ensure project team is achieving the customer satisfaction by regularly enforcing customer feedback as per organization guidelines

*  Perform/co-ordinate for FAI/FAT/Type test/On-site test for assigned projects.

*  Lead customer discussion related to quality aspect of product/supply in Project team.

*  Effective monitoring and control of V-cycle during project life cycle management.

* Plan, perform and co-ordinate for project milestone management and ensure required escalation in case of project matrices are not adhering to organization/project strategy.

*  Review/inspection of project documents for adherence of quality processes during project life cycle management.

4.         Job Requirements

·       You have bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics/ Electronics and communication engineering and equivalent.

·       You carry 9-12 years of experience as Quality engineer/ Quality manager for railway signaling / Electrification/ Communication / turnkey system contract.

·       You are fluent in English. Knowledge of German language will be advantage

·       You are ready to relocate anywhere in India

·       Knowledge of Quality standards ISO 9001 and QMS terminologies.

·       Knowledge of Railway systems like Signalling /Electrification / Communication

·       Experience in application of Quality tools, methods for RCA, Improvement

·       Experience in carrying Audits, Internal auditor/Lead auditor preferable

·       Experience of working in Project environment with cross country teams.

·       Proactive and Improvement oriented growth mindset with self-motivated attitude


We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

This role is based in Pune. You’ll also get to visit other locations in India and beyond, so you’ll need to go where this journey takes you. In return, you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries – and the shape of things to come.

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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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