Project Quality Leader

The STS Group is a stock listed, globally leading supplier of components and systems for the commercial vehicle and automotive industries. The group, which can look back on a tradition and expertise since 1934, employs more than 2,500 people worldwide. Headquartered in Germany, the Group operates a global network in all major markets. STS currently has 17 plants in seven countries on four continents.

The STS Group is seeking an experienced Project Quality Leader to lead customer and supplier project management activities.

As a leader of customer quality project management, duties will include:

  • Taking full responsibility for assuring the project team delivers, the Project Quality results and ensures Customer objectives are met
  • Reinforcing Customer Quality interface for the project team
  • Having an independent Customer position in the project especially for escalation process of Quality risks
  • Supporting the plant and project organization to secure launch and ramp-up
  • Being the link between plant Quality organization and project team

As a leader of supplier quality project manager, duties will include:

  • Managing the APQP process with suppliers to achieve non-event launches in alignment to OEM and STS specific requirements
  • Coordinating and managing supplier PPAP's to closure
  • Engage with the STS Plant SQE on risks and containment during launch
  • Manage program changes with suppliers 6 months after SOP


  • Bachelors or master's degree in Engineering
  • 3 years' experience in the Automotive industry, in purchasing, quality or program management or operations background

*At this time, STS Group is unable to offer sponsorship for this position*

STS Group
Full time
Wytheville, VA 24382, US