Quality Management System Expert – Governance & Standards (m/f/x) Switzerland, Buchs
Reference No: WD-0004109
What's the role?
As QM Expert – Governance & Standards, you drive the further development of the Global Process Management governance and standards at Hilti in close accordance with the proven standards for quality management systems. You act as a strategic partner providing guidance and support to the established Global Process Organization. In this context, you are also responsible for the group wide ISO certification and the related audit management in close cooperation with all global and local Lines of Business within Hilti. As the key person responsible for the Hilti´s group certificate, you are the sole contact partner for our external certification company planning, coordinating and steering all facets of internal and external process and system audits.
Who is Hilti?
We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 127 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.
Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.
What does the role involve?
Main objective of this role is to drive, advance and execute process management governance at Hilti in strong alignment with the business needs of the different Lines of Business in the Headquarter, plants and all our regions. From this crucial position you initiate and support the further development and professionalisation of the Hilti´s Global Process Management System (GPMS). Inseparable part of this role is the responsibility to prepare, organize, and manage internal as well as external process audits and drive all required actions to achieve the necessary external certifications on a global scale. As QM Expert, you communicate with various stakeholders from line level up to board members. Additionally, you will closely work with our external certification company and develop the system further in a structured manner, also from an efficiency point of view.
Our Operational-Excellence-Team is a small and independent corporate governance function owning the Hilti Global Process Management System. This group of experts strives for supporting Hilti´s operations to achieve process excellence. In order to fulfill this role, they are helping the operations to detect business process weaknesses, ascertain underlying root causes, facilitate the search for resolving measures, and to describe business processes. Innovative approaches and modern novel applications are used here. All of these tasks are carried out in compliance with established standards for quality and process management systems. The function offers global responsibility and frequent interaction with Senior Management, Process Owners and Process Managers in Headquarter, all our regions, with Lines of Business, with Global IT, as well as with external partners.
What do we offer?
We give you the autonomy to identify the right technology solutions for our customers. We also encourage you to grow, not only in this role, but also beyond - you will be able to move around the business, to experience various job functions and even work abroad in different markets.
Our IT department is located in Buchs SG, Switzerland in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. It is in convenient walking distance to the city center and train station as well as in close proximity to our corporate headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein.
As integral part of our performance oriented yet caring culture we want you to work your best. Offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, comprehensive insurance and pension plans, day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge!
Why should you apply?
For this position, we are seeking a strong and pragmatic personality with drive, the ability to think strategically as well as conceptually, who is looking for solutions, instead of excuses. If you have a creative, innovative, structured, and open-minded personality, with strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a global team setting, familiar with changing global organisations, ready to further grow and develop, you are exactly what we are looking for.
What you need is:
- Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Applied Science, or similar
- Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in Quality and Audit Management, ideally from corporate matrix environment
- Proven experience in the area of Business Process Management (BPM) and Strategy Development
- Minimum certified Quality Manager, certified Lead Auditor would be an added advantage (ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 desirable)
- Project and Change Management experience
- Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma would be an added advantage
- Fluent in English (verbal and written), multi-lingual preferred
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer