APQP Leader

Employer: Universal Alloy Corporation Europe
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Management - Consulting
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Baia Mare
  • Cluj Napoca
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 21.04.2019
    Short company description

    World-class people offering world-class products!

    When it comes to hard alloy extrusions, there is no better source than UAC. After all, this is what we do. It isn’t an afterthought, a side business. We’re known around the globe for our high-strength hard alloy aluminum extrusions with the tightest dimensional tolerances available. Of course, customers also trust us for precision machining, high-quality assembly, and superior surface treatment, as well.

    To our customers in aircraft structures and other industries where precision-engineered products are critical, we act as a direct-sales manufacturer with stocking warehouse capabilities, offering the shortest lead-time in the industry. But what really makes us different is our flexibility. We are over 2,000 people at three fully integrated manufacturing locations globally – working together as one – doing whatever it takes to please our customers.


    For you to be suited for this position, you should have:

    Higher technical education;
    Project Management Experience;
    APQP experience a plus;
    Minimum 3 years work experience at a manufacturer;
    Ability to read and comprehend requirements deriving from international standards and customer documents and enforce these requirements or escalate to top management when direct enforcement is not possible;
    Good oral and written communication skills, coherent expression;
    Willingness to enforce and support compliance to APQP requirements in all circumstances, including assisting in providing guidance to personnel to help achieve compliance;
    Facilitate and moderate meetings to bring about conclussions and decisions in a timely manner;
    Ability to prepare training materials through presentations, visual aids, and other mediums;
    Skills in writing reports and presenting information effectively;
    PC skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. MS Project and Visio a plus.
    Willingness to relocate to Baia Mare.


    As APQP Leader within Universal Alloy Corporation team, your main responsibilities will be:

    Expert level of understanding of APQP requirements;
    Ensures that APQP methodology is employed whenever required;
    Project Planning for APQP Projects;
    Escalating issues / roadblocks when identified;
    Provides Program Managers and Project Team Members with support, guidance, and mentorship on application of APQP methodology;
    Performs trainings on various APQP elements as well as the global APQP process;
    Performs APQP periodic assessments to ensure compliance to APQP requirementsDeployment of APQP information and trainings to the shop floor through visual communication boards, training sessions, etc.