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Project Manager - Quality(Volvo)

Hagerstown, MD, United States

Salary: competitive

Position Description


GTT Q&CS Project Quality & Safety (PQS), North America, is currently seeking a Project Manager of Quality (PMQ) for its Hagerstown location. As a PMQ, you will be a key player within Product Project Management Team(s); as such, you will drive Product Quality initiatives within assigned projects to ensure its success of meeting our Company’s and Customers’ expectations.

Primary Position objectives & responsibilities

  • Represent all QCS inside assigned Project Management Teams (PMT) to align and drive GTT, GTO & GTS agreed quality targets with project planning and actions
  • Cross functionally lead the creation, planning and execution of a Product Projects’ Quality Assurance Plan (i.e. Risk Screening, consolidated view of functional Quality Tool Plans (QTP), Proactive Tracking status)
  • Assess, report & drive gap closure within Project Management Team
  • Cross-functionally establish and anchor product quality related targets & strategies for assigned Projects (i.e. PROTUS, Fault Frequency, Warranty Surcharge, Product Audits)
  • Support the Project’s Chief Project Manager in product quality and project quality risk,
  • Represent, report & provide gate recommendations / status of assigned Projects within QCS-PQS governance forums for assigned projects
  • Perform reliability analysis and related task to complete fault failure estimations and planning on Powertrain projects
  • Support project team in the understanding, need and use of the project’s quality tools (risk analysis, FMEA (S, D, P), DFA, DFAM, APQP, etc
  • Support PQS Safety Engineering & audit function in meeting project objectives
  • Support PQS Project Gate auditor(s) to ensure gate audits carried out in an efficient & Work in accordance to DVP / RnD30 principles,
  • Participate in assigned continuous improvement programs related to project processes, team improvement, etc.

Your profile

  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline (Masters degree preferred)Quality Engineering and / or management experience will be afforded preference
  • Product Development Projects experience (with a minimum of 5 years of product engineering experience)
  • A passion for our customers relative to product uptime & availability
  • A sense of urgency for proactive initiatives
  • A self-starter & engaged employee
  • A convincing approach with oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in English, both written and oral
  • Experience of Quality tools and DVP/RnD30 development methods will be afforded preference
  • Six Sigma, & related quality statistical skills/tools knowledge & experience will also be afforded preference

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.




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