The Global Design Quality Manager leads a team of mechanical & electrical quality engineers, and software & web validation testers in North America and Asia that focus on the prevention of product flaws and failures in order to ensure the final product meets all customer and company requirements. The Global Design Quality Manager will plan, organize, coordinate and assign work to members of the Design Quality team to develop and implement project quality plans, testing & validation of mechanical, electrical, software, and web development designs, as well as the audit of New Product Development process documentation in support of product design, manufacturing flaws, and software/web usability. This position requires daily communication among North America located Product Marketing, Engineering, Quality, and Customer Technical Service teams, and Asia located Factory Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Testing, and Sales teams.
This is a supervisory position for both North America and Asia located personnel.
Global Function Management:
Build up a strong global design quality team with highly talented engineers, strong processes, and documentation control. Promote Johnson to be the excellent product and leading quality company
Develop each Design Quality team in North America and Asia with specific core competitiveness to exert a global product development advantage.
Execute design quality reviews and verification including DPD, KC and NPD processes with the goal of achieving zero design defects for product launch.
Develop an efficient process for schedule management to support on-time product launch into the market.
Develop a cooperative relationship among globally located R&D, Marketing, Design Quality, and Factory QA.
4-year degree in Engineering
8 years of electrical engineering design and quality engineering experience
5 years of consumer products experience
5 years of project management experience
5 years management experience over North America and Asia located personnel
MCU and ARM Embedded hardware, Systems development, testing, troubleshooting, and validation experience
Proven GUI software and firmware programming, de-bugging, and validation experience
Strong knowledge of Asia Factory manufacturing, process, and vendor capabilities
Both Mandarin and English language fluency (spoken and written)
Ability and willingness to travel both internationally and domestically (40-50% travel)
Ability to work well with numerous diverse groups and individuals, directly supervise teams domestically and internationally (Asia).
Ability and willingness to hold evening Skype conference calls (4-6 additional hours/week in evenings and early mornings)
Ability to lead and inspire a team of design quality engineers & software testers
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Skills:Interpersonal & Communication:
Can work with a diverse group of people, superior communicator, act as teacher and motivator
Strong feel for what internal & external customers require
Always ready to get his/her hands dirty
No-compromise attitude in achieving targets
Innovative yet skeptical of unproven technology; Visionary yet practical
Intuitive and grounded in facts (not feeling)
Skilled in planning, organizing resources, and establishing priorities for work assignments for optimum results
Able to handle multiple projects
Ability to creatively solve problems and utilize internal resources to accomplish tasks
Individual judgment and effective analytical skills are required to deal with situations that may arise and require effective resolution
Able to maintain positive attitude under stress
Great demeanor, ability to have fun, and has interest in building a strong culture and high performing team
Assertiveness & resourcefulness
Likes to be challenged
We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.
Some of our outstanding benefits include:
Health & Dental Insurance
Company paid Life Insurance
Paid Time Off benefits
Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility