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For our plant in Austria/Bad St. Leonhard we are looking for a

Head of Quality (m/w/d)

Bad St. Leonhard i.L., Austria
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What you can expect from us
  • You will lead the Quality team with strategic and operational tasks
  • You analyse the quality situation of the HOE plant, set priorities and implement measures together with other production teams
  • You lead 8D projects
  • You oversee incoming goods inspections and processes
  • You are also responsible for the quality assurance and handling of customer complaints for coated abrasives of the HOE plant
  • You are responsible for the quality management system (Quality Management Representative) in close cooperation with Representatives Environment Management and Energy Management
  • You advise and support on the use of quality tools, as well as on matters for product and process quality
  • You organise audits, update and create documents in the QES and further develop the document structure
  • You collaborate within the global HERMES organisation and work on Quality issues across plants
What we expect from you 
  • You have already demonstrated leadership competencies according to the HERMES Leadership Promises (in a leadership role or in collaborating within HERMES)
  • You have a completed technical education (technical master, technical colleague, university degree, etc.)
  • You have several years of relevant professional experience, preferably in quality management/quality assurance OR alternatively in the production environment using QM tools and measures (ideally with QM-relevant training)
  • You are very familiar with ISO 9001 and have already gained experience with audits
  • You think analytically and make decisions quickly, goal-oriented and pragmatically
  • You have good practice with databases and information systems to work effectively with different tools and reports for identifying issues and make data-based decisions
  • You have excellent knowledge about our grinding products and what leverages the quality of coated abrasives
  • Your are professional in German and English, both written and spoken
  • You have good command with modern office solutions (Microsoft365)

For this position, a gross annual salary of approx. € 65,000 (all-in contract; with variable remuneration parts) is offered, depending on experience and qualifications.

What happens now

If you enjoy actively contributing your ideas, driving change and taking responsibility, then you've come to the right place. We are very excited to get to know you! Please send us your resume by email to

Marlene Lammer

Head of HR Hermes Austria

+43 4350 2202-0