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Quality Engineer - Product Development

Quality Engineer with experience in developing, improving and maturing product development processes.

Are you dedicated about working with quality in the development process and do you have experience in APQP/design for 6-sigma environment in thinking processes & methods? Do you thrive on working in a deadline driven and dynamic environment? In addition, are you analytical by nature with an ingenious mindset and a natural high drive? Then you could be our new colleague.

Your challenges

We are looking for new colleagues for our newly established Product Development Quality team, located in Østbirk. Our team is in charge of defining and implementing methods, tools and structure to support the Quality Assurance Process.

You will be part of a dedicated daylight team of eight colleagues collaborating cross-functionally with all operations in the product development and product modification/optimisation process. The department in Østbirk work in the area of windows in the roof and connectivity to both the exterior and interior of the roof.

As Quality Engineer you will be responsible for tools and methods, you will be an important and integrated part of the project team and your overall focus will be to ensure transparency in the projects from specifications to validation and the continuous risk assessment.

You will be one of the driving forces in building up a solid APQP/design for 6-sigma environment, facilitating tools and methods while maintaining an overview of the processes and their progress. This will be an important aspect, as the organisation and its processes mature in the overall Quality domain.

Your primary tasks will entail to:

  • Be an active partner in projects with Quality Assurance focusing on the project process from performance specification to validation
  • Be an active partner and asset in project planning and embedding quality activities in projects
  • Facilitate and drive methods and processes e.g. FMEA on system and design and keeping the quality thinking and method integrity
  • Develop and improve our processes and methods regarding quality assurance in Product Development
  • Be part of the maturing, developing and implementing quality methods, tools and systematics in our product development processes

Your qualifications

We expect you to have an Engineering degree or other relevant technical background maybe from a similar position. It is essential that you have experience within the field of APQP/design for 6-sigma environment regarding thinking processes and methods.

Experience with - and/or insight of - methods, tools, CTQ and product development within building components and preferably windows will be an advantage. Experience with change management as well as implementation and facilitation of processes will be a strong advantage.

Furthermore, as you will be working in a matrix organisation, this requires the ability to balance different priorities and gaining clear commitments and keeping a holistic approach to cross-functional collaboration.

You have an analytical approach to every task you face, take pride in delivering good results and you have the ability to be the driving force. You acknowledge that the key to success is based on teamwork and knowledge sharing. Handling several projects at a time and at the same time prioritising your efforts optimally is one of your strong points - always with a focus on how to create value for the business.

On a personal level, you are a self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude, who thrives on driving and completing projects. You are socially intelligent with the ability to build lasting relations and you know when to listen and to consult others. Competencies such as excellent collaboration and communication skills are required. Last, but not least, you have the ability to coach and ‘lead the way’ by being the good example.

The position requires that you communicate fluently in Danish and English, both orally and in writing.

Your opportunities

We offer a challenging position with tasks that will develop you professionally and personally. Our team is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour – and a high level of activities that gives you the opportunity to participate in product development projects as well as development of our quality assurance and methods within this areas.

We work as one team to reach our ambitious results. We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference. If you have the ability and the drive, we give you the chance to develop within your area of expertise.

You will be part of an international company where commitment and mutual respect are among our core values. Teamwork and professionalism is essential to the way we work. We work as one team to achieve ambitious results, and we need your good spirit and commitment to meet our objectives.

Application and contact

The application process is handled by Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S. For further information about this position, please contact Business Director, Hays, Morten Andersen on +45 2238 8830 or Pedram Khalighi, Recruitment Consultant, Hays, on +45 2936 8821.

We are looking forward to receiving your cover letter and CV (in one document) as soon as possible. Your application will be treated confidentially.

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

Our combination of deep expertise across a wide spectrum of specialised industries and professions makes us unparalleled recruiters in the world of work.

Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S has operated in Denmark since 2008. We specialise in following areas of specialism: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Life Sciences and Sales & Marketing. For more information see

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