Gigafactory Quality Manager (F/M)

Termoli Permanent

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About Automotive Cells Company - ACC

Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.

Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis-Opel and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.


We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We create an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), with gigafactories to be built in Hauts de France, Germany and Italy. 

We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.

Please make sure that the CV provided in your application is in English !

Job description

Context :

Joining the ACC project of launching Gigafactory in Termoli from its start, you will be expected to provide clear leadership of a Quality focused environment.

You will be responsible for production quality implementation for future serial production start and ongoing production from incoming Quality to final produced cells and modules to meet the required quality standards and systems. You will lead your team to achieve quality targets for customers and business objectives.

Main missions:

- Define the Quality requirements incl. equipment, resource needs and required processes for our Gigafactory.

- Build the future Quality System incl. developing of the required quality control processes

and ensure strong quality and customer-focused mindset.

- Analysis and elaboration of customer requirements in terms of required methodology, product/process reviews. Evaluate inputs required from the customer and check outputs delivered to the customer.

- Guarantee the production process with focus on quality and the final product delivery to the customer according to product and process specifications.

- Guarantee the Qualification of new production lines and processes by utilizing FMEAs, control plans, capability analysis, MSAs, DFM etc.

- Lead the quality team in all quality aspects and support the cross-functional teams to identify and eliminate potential quality risks.

- Lead systematic problem solving and corrective/preventative action deployment to address critical product and production risks across the factory.

- Lead, coach and develop a high performing Quality Operations team that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements

· Review, implement and update company records e.g. training matrices

- Contribute to the development of D/PFMEAs to determine potential risks in product and process design and support resolution of high-risk issues

-  Share experience and continues improvement across ACC organization (e.g. lead business clubs to share benchmark across all plants by function, e.g. Chemistry)

- Follow all Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental requirements that are defined on ACC policy, procedures and / or work instructions and / or explained in training.


Expected profile of the candidate:

8 years in quality and min. 2 years as Quality Manager.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or similar technical degree preferred, or equivalent Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related fields.

Minimum 8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive, semiconductor, electronics, or aerospace fields are preferred).

Successful cross-functional project achievements

Automotive and, or Aviation internal auditor certification.

Proficient in advanced statistical methods, large-scale data analysis, measurement systems analysis, SPC, etc.

Minitab, JMP, or other statistical software capabilities are preferred.

English is mandatory, Italian, French and german languages are an asset for your application.

Expected knowledges:

  • IATF 16949, ISO 9001
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP),
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP),
  • Controls Plans,
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Measurement System Analyses (MSA) and statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • GD&T
  • Technical experience
  • Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA)
  • Problem-solving Methods
  • Lean Manufacturing skills
  • Continuous Improvement skills 

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