Open Position

Quality Manager

Heyco Werk USA - Emporia, VA

  • Based in Emporia, VA
  • Focus on Automotive Industry
  • Injection Molding
  • Quality experience in the automotive environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • IATF/TS lead auditor certification is a big plus


Our client HEYCO-WERK USA, with global headquarters in Remscheid, Germany and 1,100 dedicated associates worldwide, has engaged us in the search for an ambitions Quality Manager with strong leadership skills. The firm has an excellent reputation in its specific industry and is internationally active, primarily in the automotive industry. The regional headquarters in Emporia, VA covers injection molding, assembly, tooling, maintenance, quality, logistics and administration while sales is being managed out of the Greenville, SC site.


 In this exciting and highly visible leadership position, you will be responsible for the entire quality program which includes quality assurance, quality control, quality engineering and quality improvement to meet and exceed the demanding customer expectations. You will be leading a team of 10 highly committed individuals and will be part of the local leadership team. You will play a key role for the success of the company by ensuring that all quality requirements are met and processes continuously improved. Your experience and familiarity in the automotive industry will allow you to be successful in this role.


  • Technical degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a quality role within the automotive industry
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership role in a production environment as a supervisor or manager (e.g. Production and/or Maintenance Supervisor for an injection molding company or a company in the metal industry is preferred)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • TS 16949 lead auditor certification (is a big plus)
  • Familiar with TS 16949 and ISO 14001 regulations
  • Familiar with best practices to ensure quality on the floor
  • Familiar with SPC, FMEA, Control Plans, Root Cause Analysis, Poke Yoke, TQM, Claim Management, Six Sigma and Kaizen
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexible to work in a dynamic work environment with international exposure – team player
  • Loyal and dependable
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