Plant Quality Engineering Manager

Posted date: Apr 2, 2021

Location: Lewisville, TX, US

Company: Ericsson

Plant Quality Engineering Manager

Location:  Lewisville, Texas


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?


Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Plant Quality Engineering Manager in our 5G Smart Factory that will manage a team of engineers for new product launch, support volume production for all end to end quality process compliance and lead the team for quality improvements by achieving high yield rates and defects/scrap reduction.

If this sounds like something you are passionate about, we want you on our team!


You will

  • Be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the day to day operations of the total Quality System to ensure customer satisfaction (internal & external) by exceeding our Global Quality System Standards
  • Partner with PDU teams for design quality verification of NPI, global supplier quality teams for supplier qualification & quality management at EMS production sites (Jabil & Flex) for volume support
  • Be the owner of quality KPI’s across the factory (Testers Yield Rate, Customer Return Rate) and drive improvements
  • Provide authority in coaching and feedback to the teams for process compliance through audits
  • Drive 3-year quality 4.0 strategy for flawless execution with various industry 4.0 used cases and present tangible results on quality/efficiency improvement


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical, mechanical or industrial engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of quality engineering experience in manufacturing factory
  • Minimum 5 years of people management experience in quality or manufacturing engineering teams
  • Experience with Surface Mount Assembly/Technology and Automated Assembly process experience strongly preferred
  • Solid working background and knowledge on quality management methods, tools (i.e. 6 Sigma, APQP, SPC, FMEA, Control Plan, MSA, ISO 9001 etc.)
  • Good communication and presentations skills. Must be able lead and present data analytics in understandable way for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Initiative/Proactive ability, result oriented, critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% internationally


You Might Also Have

  • PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process




 This role reports to the Head of Operational Excellence & Quality



Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.


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