Director – Plant Technical Quality
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Scout Motors

201-500 employees

Manufactures next-generation all-electric trucks and SUVs
Company Overview
Scout Motors Inc. is a company that not only values its rich heritage but also embraces the future, as evidenced by its commitment to developing the next generation of all-electric trucks and rugged SUVs. The company's culture is deeply rooted in exploration, hard work, and community, fostering an environment where employees are encouraged to be visionaries and leaders. With a competitive edge in the electric vehicle industry, Scout Motors is leading the charge by reimagining an American icon and creating jobs, making it an exciting and rewarding place to work.
Hardware
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2022

Headquarters

Detroit, Michigan

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

111%

1 year growth

630%

2 year growth

3737%
Locations
Columbia, SC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Market Research
Management
CategoriesNew
QA & Testing
Performance Testing
Quality Assurance
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in in mechanical/vehicle engineering, industrial engineering, or related field
  • 10 years of experience in automotive engineering/product quality, with at least 5 years in a leadership role in an OEM/ Tier 1
  • Very good technical understanding and sound specialist knowledge of vehicle development and vehicle production
  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle technology in the areas of body, electrical, chassis, drive systems, battery architecture, infotainment & connect
  • Very good vehicle assessment skills and a very good understanding of the vehicle as a whole
  • Sound knowledge of quality management
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills, a high level of assertiveness as well as entrepreneurial thinking and goal- and result-oriented decision-making skills
  • Leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams
  • Knowledge of VDA, IATF, ISO, TREAD, and other regulatory technical requirements
  • Ability to travel if required
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve product quality from the customer's perspective based on warranty and production data collection
  • Ensure the concept quality, usability and functional quality in all vehicle projects to create customer satisfaction
  • Manage the quality market research activities, quality studies and benchmarks to determine customer quality requirements
  • Oversee the definition of quality requirements, the quality maturity management and quality validation of vehicle functions and systems
  • Drive Quality improvements with Engineering, Supplier Quality and Operations to ensure Quality KPI’s are met and drive to exceed expectations
  • Responsible to execute Quality fast response process to drive technical Quality improvements
  • Oversee the planning, execution and evaluation of root cause analysis to ensure high quality of Scout production vehicles
  • Execute quality approvals of functions and systems
  • Definition of quality processes and technical standards in cooperation with Engineering, Purchasing and Operations teams and provide leadership to the technical quality teams and oversee daily operations
  • Mentor team members, foster a culture of learning, and facilitate skill development to enhance the capabilities of the Technical Quality team
  • Work cross functionally with other departments within Scout
  • Perform other duties as assigned