Project Quality Lead

Ville Singapore

Description du poste

Project Quality Lead-TFOP-SGSG01509167


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, our employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Bombardier Singapore is seeking suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of:

Project Quality Lead

Purpose of the job

The Project Quality Lead (PQL) is the Quality representative in the Bid/Project Core Team. In this role, the PQL drives the cross functional Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and assures that all processes related to the delivery of a product or system meet customer quality and safety requirements.

They lead the quality planning, quality reviews, quality performance and quality records of contracts in cooperation with the Bid / Project Director. They coordinate all project quality related activities with the various functions (Project Management, Procurement, Engineering, Operations etc.) and ensure that they assume full accountability for the quality of their allocated work packages.

They agree with the customer the acceptance criteria, clearly communicates these to all involved functions and assures the presence of related quality deliverables at the project gates / customer reviews and liaises with external parties on matters relating to quality.

They are mandated to reject or block, any non conforming deliverables (e.g. products, documents) which could create safety or relevant quality problems from being released. Ensures that all relevant processes needed for the integrated management system are established, implemented and maintained in the project.

Key responsibilities

1. Leadership and functional duties in the Project Core Team

•Manages the deployment of the Project Quality Management Plan (PQMP) in order to achieve the expected results and the project’s strategic goals. Provides feedback and input to improve the deployment and strategy.

Enhances the project’s technological risk management effectiveness by deploying APQP tools and methods (e.g. FMEA, Critical Item Assessment etc.)

• Enhances the project’s technological risk management effectiveness by deploying APQP tools and methods (e.g. FMEA, Critical Item Assessment etc.)

• Reports on quality performance (APQP Monitor) and quality related customer satisfaction

• Creates and maintains Quality Management reports (e.g. mandatory inputs for safety cases)

• Lead the Project Core Team in all quality related matters with customers, consortia partners, notified bodies, suppliers, certification and approval authorities

2. Co-ordination and Leadership duties within the Quality Team

• Co-ordinates the following Quality organisation on the project, including the following sub-functions and their budgets:

Project Quality Assurance (PQA)

Configuration Management (CM) (if not assigned as PCT member)

Design Quality Assurance (DQA)

Operations Quality Assurance (OQA)

Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA)

Integrated Management Systems (IMS)

• Clearly breaks down and communicates quality related project targets and assures alignment of all quality activities to the project’s objectives.

• Mandated to adapt the allocation of quality work packages (including acceptance criteria) between the Q-roles and the day-to-day delegation of special tasks to the Quality team

• Governs and directs all quality resources on the project

• Increases team effectiveness among these sub-functions in this project by utilizing the team’s or individual's capabilities and knowledge by applying BT’s standard team effectiveness measures where necessary.

• Has a specific communication responsibility to the Project Quality leads of Sub-Divisions and Heads of Quality, Heads of DQA /SQA regarding related Q-issues

3.Responsibilities regarding APQP

• Identifies the functional responsible for the respective APQP element

• Assures proper hand over from bid process and reviews customer specifications and defines quality requirements (incl. compliance to law, standards, content of product history book) for project execution

• Organizational freedom and independence to resolve matters pertaining to quality or stop Development and (or) Production and (or) Field support activities if critical requirements are not met

• Reviews the specific requirement for the elements and agrees acceptance criteria with the owner

• Assures facilitation of special tools and methods in the APQP context (e.g. FMEA)

• Reviews and reports to the Project Core Team progress and execution quality against the agreed upon requirements and acceptance criteria

• Co-ordinate the identification, allocation to PBS, requirement capture, preparation, auditing, qualification, execution and risk exposure of Special Processes.

4.Process related responsibilities

• Establishes a configured project process register and reports any process adaptation requested by the customer to IMS / respective Business Process Owner

• Assures the application of BT’s standard processes

• Performs process audits at any organizational part of the project and reviews all quality related

information and requests, agrees and monitors corrective action plans

• Reports any process non-performance of quality processes to the responsible Business Process Owner

• Reports and analyses all relevant Non-Conformity Costs (NCC) within the project and drives their minimization

• Defines, plans schedules and agrees the proceeding and acceptance of all customer interface points and product handover activities

• Reviews and monitors the Project Configuration Management (CMP) plan established by the Project Configuration Manager

5.Specific technical responsibilities

• Re-strengthens and supports a reliable root-cause analysis process within the various functions (Project Management, Procurement, Engineering, Operations etc.).

• Supports the activities related to the Product Certification / Homologation


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge


• Masters Degree or equivalent

Relevant experience required (i.e. directly linked to the requirements of the position/role)

•Minimum 10 years of experience post graduate.

•Minimum 3 years of leadership experience.

•Proven performance (i.e. Performance Management Process, 360° feedback)

•International working experience with large projects- preferred in Rolling stock

•Has worked closely with or within Project core team roles relevant to A or B projects.

•Has worked on streamlining the process path for ISO 9001

Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the


•Cross-functional experience either in Bids, Quality, Contracts & Legal, Procurement, Engineering

or Operations

• Must have proven track record in problem solving and holding the respective parties accountable

Technical skills required:

•Conformity, NCR and NCC Management

•Business Process Management

•APQP Deployment

•Risks & Opportunities

•Configuration Management

•Technical Problem Solving

•Audits and Assessment Management

•Customer Acceptance and Handover

•High fluency in English is essential.

Computer or etools skills


Knowledge of the Business

•Extensive understanding of theories and practices in multiple related subject areas within a large (> 200 Mio EUR) project

•Good knowledge of how own discipline contributes to the organization and good understanding of


•Through operational responsibility for planning and input to decisions within own discipline

•The impact is on the area - within the project and direct on the customer

•Extensive analytical thought needed to identify and resolve issues in a variety of complex


•Demonstrates very good communication, negotiation and diplomacy skills to interface with often

higher levels

•Communicates internally and externally project related delicate issues with impact on the

project’s performance

Other responsibilities

•Supervises completion of tasks, allocates work, schedules activities and ensures quality and

timeliness of end results

•Coaches team members on performance, provides input to/completes employee performance


•Teams are typically comprised of project quality staff, technicians, administrators and professional


•Manages shared team performance, dynamics and conflicts

•Management responsibilities for multiple teams doing diverse activities (cross discipline)

•Project mostly consists of large orders with significant novelty

• May lead a small team of 3-5 quality personnel

•Works closely with Head of Project Management Regions, Project Core Team, All Function Leads

involved & indirect management of team

•Works closely with external parties including Customer Q-Managers / Performance


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be


Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: SG-SIN-Singapore
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
28.10.2018, 10:06:40 PM

Unposting Date
28.11.2018, 11:59:00 AM

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