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Deputy Manager Product Quality (m/f)

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As a member of the Japanese Aisin AW Group (28,000 employees worldwide), AW Europe is a major player in the fields of integrated navigation multimedia systems and automatic gearboxes, (ATs), for the automotive industry. AW Europe is recognized and appreciated by renowned automakers for its culture of quality, focusing on technological innovation and concern for Customer satisfaction.

AW Europe currently employs over 1000 people in Europe including 900 in Belgium. Our European headquarters and development centre are located in Braine-l'Alleud, South of Brussels with manufacturing, logistics and aftersales facilities in Baudour (near Mons).

For our site in Braine-L’Alleud and Mons, we are looking for a Deputy Manager Product Quality(m/f).


As Deputy Manager, you will lead and manage the Product Quality and the Quality Investigation for Automatic Transmissions activities (11 People – spread over 2 sites) according to our safety, quality, costs and productivity standards. Your role is to define the annual strategy and objectives of your section, prioritize, coordinate, control and report the output of the activities in line with the expectations of local management and AISIN AW Japan related departments.

More specifically, your role will encompass the following tasks:

  • Set up and evaluate team members objectives, identify new skills to develop, coach and support their activities guaranteeing the highest level of performance
  • Design / Launch / Support new activities and KPI
  • Provide technical support and advise Customer Quality Engineers
  • Lead task force teams to support solving of complex issues (+ related reporting)
  • Manage product and vehicle audit activities
  • Negotiate and control budget, equipment investment plan and control investigation process preparation
  • Ensure the creation, maintenance, improvement and control of the processes ruling the activities of your section in order to guarantee the respect of AW Standards and compliance with AWTC-EUR’s quality system
  • Coach team members in their interface with internal and external clients, promote close communication between European and Japanese colleagues in order to secure efficient communication, ensure information availability and maintain team motivation.


  • Engineer with an electro-mechanics / mechanics background
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience (with 5 in people management)
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels within a global organization by quickly developing your own network
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, summarize them, propose and implement solutions
  • Good command of English
  • Ownership, Leadership
  • Easy communication, capacity to manage and work in a team
  • Cross-cultural skills (multi-cultural environment)
  • Proactive, assertive
  • Creativity
  • Strategic Management skills

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  • An opportunity to join a friendly team in an international environment within a global group making top technology products for the automotive
  • An open-minded, safe, respectful and multicultural environment;
  • A modern and conveniently located place of work in Braine-l'Alleud (South of Brussels) and Mons;
  • An attractive offer with competitive fringe benefits
  • The opportunity to make (short)business trips in Europe and Japan,
  • Ongoing training and development

  • Location: Braine-l'Alleud and Mons
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