United States, Warren -HU, MI, Adhesive Technologies

Quality Assurance Manager

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Achieve Adhesive Technologies global quality assurance operational objectives (KPIs) by managing local leading indicator quality metrics
  • Lead the day-to-day operation of quality team, participate in annual performance reviews, and aid in development of staff members.
  • Drive improvement in quality process while remaining compliant to automotive customer requirements and automotive standards (ISO/IATF 16949).  
  • Lead and assist in the execution of customer audits, supplier audits and IATF/ISO recertification/surveillance audits.
  • Maintain department budget including capital expenditures, variable and base cost operational expenses to achieve improvement goals.
  • Champion and mentor production facility in Built in Quality elements such as problem solving, FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis), control plan, six sigma, statistical controls, error proofing, and change control.
  • Meet with customers (internal and external) and suppliers (if needed) on a regular basis to obtain the status of projects, provide direction, resolve open issues and drive improvement.
  • Promote quality culture


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science discipline preferred.
  • 7+ years of Quality work experience either in quality administration and/or quality engineering.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills either in a Managerial or Supervisory function.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with customer management and manufacturing problem solving & risk management
  • Experience/knowledge of IATF16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 Management Systems and must have either Lead Auditor or Internal Auditor certification to these standards.
  • Excellent relationship building, communication and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated success in leading teams of problem solvers with a balance of reactive and proactive quality efforts.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

The salary for this role is $100,000.00 - $120,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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JOB ID: 24060491
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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