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Quality Manager Production

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date
31 January 2022
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Could this be the next step in your career within Saab?
Do you have a passion for quality and performance? Then Quality Management is the right place for you!

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries regarded as technically impossible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Your role

You will be part of Radar Solutions Quality Management team at Surveillance. We are a mixed group where everybody's opinion is valued and the differences make out the basis for our progress.

As a Quality Manager, you will be the expert when it comes to quality management and operational development, supporting the Management Teams with quality initiatives, as well as act as quality support for Line Managers, employees and production teams within the organisation. You will contribute in the development and drive of the quality strategy of the line organisation.

You will work closely with the production management team and the production quality leaders and be the driver for continuous improvement initiatives.

You will report directly to Radar Solutions Quality Director, Head of Quality Management and the Production management team.

As a Quality Manager, you will handle a wide range of tasks within the framework of quality management in all you assignments. 

The main tasks are:

  • Ensure product conformity

  • Support the organisation in quality related issues

  • Participate in development of the long term quality strategy for the line organisation

  • Support the line organisation in knowledge of the management process

  • Evaluate established ways of working, identify areas with improvement potential, and work with continuous improvement

  • Support the line organisation with compliance with and adaptation of current processes, participate in implementing and updating processes, and support during corrective actions

  • Educate Managers and Employees within the organisation in quality topics

  • Contribute with tools and methods for quality improvements and Operational Excellence

  • Perform internal audits

Your profile

We value your personality highly and it is important to us that you have an accepting attitude towards people regardless of whom you meet. Respect and dignity should be keywords to you at all times.

You should have a well-developed drive and integrity, in order to fulfil the role as Quality Manager. You have a coaching approach with good skills in change management and improvement management.

We believe that an open environment, where everyone's opinions and ideas are welcome, is a prerequisite for our future development.

To fit in this role, you must be highly self-motivated, structured and communicative and have excellent leadership skills.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering, Quality Management or other relevant college education

  • Proven experience in production quality management  

  • Proven ability to cooperate both within and outside the unit and across organizational boundaries and hierarchies

  • Strong business understanding, customer focus and skills to combine strategic thinking with operational actions

  • You are a driven person with perseverance and the ability to generate energy and to create cross-functional ways of working

  • Proven ability and interest in leading, developing and challenging the organisation management teams end employees

  • Experience working with standards ISO 9001 and/or EN9100

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Swedish, written and verbal

  • The ability to work well with many different people and professions is a key to success and excellent communication skills is required

Desired skills:

  • Audit experience

  • Process Management

  • Leadership experience

  • Coaching experience

  • Change management

  • Experience of the Saab product portfolio

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe.

Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

Operations are conducted in Sweden, the United States, the UK, Australia, Germany, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Denmark and Finland.

Read more about us:

and Making sense of sensors

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.