Quality Manager

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Zwevegem, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



To strengthen our team, we are currently looking for a quality manager for our Steel Wire production plant, located in Zwevegem.  


Your role


  • You manage and continuously improve the quality system (ISO 9001 and automotive related IATF 16949). 
  • You are in the lead for internal and external audits.
  • You secure product quality throughout the production process (from incoming material to final product) and problem solving lead in quality.
  • You are responsible to evaluate, implement and verify the quality requirements which are requested by the customers.
  • You are point of contact to the customer regarding all quality management topics and give support in quality issues.
  • You lead improvement projects related to specific quality problems for different segments.
  • You maintain and develop complaint handling.
  • You maintain the document control system.
  • You are responsible for obtaining the targets regarding quality and report monthly the status.
  • You manage the productionlabs and make sure it works according the IATF standards and state-of-the-art measurement equipment.
  • You coach and train the quality team.



Your profile


  • You have a master degree in engineering and have minimum 5 years of experience as quality engineer in production. Knowledge of ISO 9001 is a must and you are willing to be trained for IATF 16949 and Product Safety & Conformity Representative (PSCR).
  • You have experience in the automotive quality thinking is considered a plus.
  • You have project management skills and are familiar with six sigma.
  • You have an analytical and open mindset. 
  • You have experience in coaching a team.
  • You relate to people in an open manner and develop sustainable relationships with others; also in relation to our customers.
  • You foster open communication.
  • You drive for results and success and persist despite obstacles and opposition.
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch. Knowledge of French or German is a plus. 



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