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Supervisor - Quality

Do you want to lead the change?

At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.

 

Job Summary:        

 

In this key position, you will coach safety, quality and productivity teams to ensure objectives are met through the development of and adherence to standardized work. Through process confirmation and building worker accountability, you will ensure that the line is running safely, smoothly, and producing quality parts. You will also:

 

  • Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives
  • Monitor ANDON occurrences and serve as the first responder
  • Support Kaizen (continuous improvement) efforts
  • Coach problem resolution to the lowest level
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
  • Build team leader and team member capabilities
  • Foster a positive, productive team environment
  • Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Capable of assigning work to hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms safety, quality, and throughput
  • Ability to multi-task

 

Job Specifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be able to legally work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job such as lifting and moving up to 50lbs., standing for extended periods, bending, squatting or kneeling.
  • Availability to work any shift (weekends, holidays and overtime).
  • The ability to read and interpret manufacturing specifications or work instructions.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical and satisfactory background check.

 

Competencies:

  • Positive attitude, proactive, flexible
  • Accurate, structured and logical in approach
  • Ability to plan and prioritize while committed to delivering in time and with right quality
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • High integrity
  • Service-minded and curious
  • Ability to interact cross-functionally and to act in a multi-cultural environment

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

 

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  37507


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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