Quality Project Manager

Full Time
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Post Date: June 24, 2024
  • Apply Before: February 23, 2025
Job Description

Siemens Mobility (SMO) is the world’s leading provider of mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly transport of people and goods – and help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people on all continents.

Motivated by innovation, we develop intelligent solutions for the growing digitalization of the transport sector. Our range of offerings includes rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems, rail electrification and services.

Today, we are recruiting for a Quality Project Manager to join our team in Egypt. This is an excellent career opportunity for professionals looking to join a truly international team in one of the biggest projects of Siemens Mobility.

What are my responsibilities?

  • The Quality Manager is expected to prioritize his task so that his focus is on ensuring site quality and providing leadership and guidance to the quality teams of the subsystems.
  • Define and implement QM strategy and systems for the overall project considering the Consortium Policy and the Contract requirements.
  • Support project management in planning and securing milestone results.
  • Cooperate with the QM of the project of lots and other functions, e.g. environmental protection, health, and safety at work, and guide the Quality Manager of partners to achieve the overall Quality Strategy
  • Establish and monitor quality plan e.g. acc. ISO 10005 / 10006, defines quality targets based on project critical factors and defines methods/tools based on HQ standards. All proceedings with the application of methods/tools should be clearly defined with reference to standard processes of related business(es) and their interfaces of HQ to required on-site proceedings.
  • Progress and results should be verifiable based on project factors, quality related KPIs or key figures i.e. provided by the line management, and defined target values or characteristics as per the project target agreement (PD agreement) to be achieved.
  • Report quality status, quality incidents, and root-cause-analysis to the Project Director, Business Unit (BU), and other defined parties, jointly with the PD team, based on determined KPIs, key figures, and specified characteristics. Communicate quality targets to all people affected or involved. Escalate project-endangering situations as set forth in the mission of the function and, if relevant, to the head of the project-related BU.
  • Establish and ensure processes to analyze and monitor the fulfillment of contractual and committed requirements, and manage professional feedback to and from the customer, and manage complaints.
  • Ensure execution of quality plan and quality gate process through active involvement in readiness checks and participation in quality gate meetings. Reject releases e.g. at quality gates in case of non-conformity and initiate corrective actions. Report and escalate as set forth in the mission of the function.
  • Ensure that quality for site activities is properly managed by the concerned lots during installation and T&C (non-conformity, corrective actions, closure…), including follow-up of the needed actions.
  • Plan, initiated, and coordinated continuous improvement actions for all phases of the project. Ensure good practice sharing and feedback of experience e.g. through continuous improvement workshops (esp. lessons learned) and project assessments.
  • Plan and ensure the required quality level of the project-specific supply chain (internal & external) with a focus on specifications and interface definitions. This includes the application of supplier-related procedures, such as selection, qualification, development, integration, supervision, and auditing.
  • Identify qualification requirements and initiate training for project employees about knowledge of quality methods to be applied, process awareness, and expert knowledge.
  • Plan and conduct project audits, assessments, reviews and participate in status meetings. Ensure implementation of (improvement) measures.
  • Defining and issuing project-specific directives in collaboration with the PD to the project team members to ensure compliance with the relevant internal and customer processes, quality rules, and regulations.
  • Quality on-site during installation and Testing: A specific emphasis on the achievement of excellent quality on-site during installation and Testing.
  • Intervention and escalation to reporting line in functional matters where guidelines, quality-relevant procedures, or targets are not complied with. This includes the involvement of expert opinions as necessary Leadership.
  • The Quality Manager is leading the quality team, as well as driving the quality of the site activities.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in project management.
  • Certification from a recognized project management institute (or PM @Siemens for internal applicants)
  • Railway experience is a plus.
  • Solid work experience in mega projects in the field of QM and EHS
  • Practical knowledge of ISO standards 9001, 14001, and 45001 is highly appreciated.
  • Proven track records and work experience in quality management
  • Leading site quality for large and complex electromechanical work.
  • Internal and external leadership and communication/negotiation skills.
  • Work with international Companies.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.

What else do I need to know?

As a world leader in developing and producing the most advanced technologies, we improve lives and further human achievements worldwide, while also protecting the climate – all thanks to our employees. Working with us, you have the foundation to develop personally and professionally. We give you the chance to do something significant, that benefits society and human progress. We give you the chance to create a difference.

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow ‘s reality.

Diversity at Siemens is our source of creativity and innovation. Having different types of talent and experiences makes us more ambitious and better prepared to respond successfully to the demands of the Society. Therefore, we value the candidates that reflect the Diversity that we enjoy in our Company.