Quality Manager Loader Cranes (f/m/d)

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PALFINGER stands for sophisticated innovation, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. As an international lifting solution provider and market leader, our lifting solutions are used on the commercial vehicles of today and tomorrow as well as in the maritime sector. To meet the challenges of the future, we are looking for you.

PALFINGER sees itself as a co-shaper of megatrends such as sustainability, social change, and digitalization in its industry. Shaping each of these movements requires its own approach and - apart from actual product development - could not be achieved without cooperation within the company and the development of customer relations. The megatrends offer us opportunities to rethink things, recognize technological and economic challenges proactively, and use these challenges to create added value for the customer, company, and our partners. We see the changes in today's world as opportunities for the future. The journey to a successful future continues.

Quality Manager Loader Cranes (f/m/d)

At PALFINGER, the development of the loader crane product is future-oriented, aligned with changing challenges. Do you want to be part of our journey into the future?

We are looking for a Quality Manager Loader Cranes (f/m/d) for the Location Köstendorf.

In this role you are part of the local Quality Management team of the Loader Crane product line.
You will report directly to the Head of Quality Management Product Line Loader Crane (PLQM).
The job holder leads the quality circle in his product line, coordinates market activities, initiates, and monitors corrective measures across the entire process chain and manages FMEAs in cooperation with the specialist departments.


You set standards in the development of product and process improvement in agreement and coordination with the global PLQM.

You take over the quality project manager role for all quality activities (e.g. FMEA moderation) in PDP projects.

You review the deliverables of all stakeholders for each PDP gate (deputy of the gate keeper function).

You are leading and moderating international quality circles and tracking quality KPI's.

For the customer claims, you track all the team activities by using the 8D Problem Solving method supported by the PAL-Q software.


Technical education (TU/FH/HTL) in the field of mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar

Several years of relevant professional experience in quality management and preferably also in technology/R&D, production, or project management

Preferably certified qualification in the field of quality & process management, representative QMB or higher and lead auditor (QM systems / VDA 6.3 or similar)

Advanced knowledge of the application of quality methods such as APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, 8D Problem Solving, SPC, etc.

Confident in dealing with external auditors, customers, suppliers and design quality development tools in the product development process (PDP)

You are an expert in FMEA/ control plan moderation and an expert for the 8D problem solving method.

Knowledge of SAP S/4HANA, is an advantage

Ability in leading agile teams in a matrix organization with high level of initiative and flexibility

Analytical, entrepreneurial thinking and organizational skills

Readiness to travel


Agile and international environment with modern corporate culture

New Work: flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home on a regular basis

Demanding, challenging projects in international and cross-functional teams

Individual promotion of your strengths and goals

Voluntary social benefits through our company health program PALfit

Job ticket: to and from PALFINGER by public transport

Employee car pools

Relocation package in case of relocation

Last but not least: performance-oriented and fair salary

Not only does the festival city of Salzburg inspire with numerous cultural highlights, but also with a wide range of year-round sports activities within the region. Whether for recreational athletes, nature lovers or families - Salzburg's mountain and lake region offers everyone the opportunity for the ideal work-life balance.

We offer an attractive and performance-related salary, which is based on your qualifications and professional experience and can be significantly above the "Kollektivvertrag" (= collective labor agreement) for this position (Kollektivvertrag minimum based on full-time employment is EUR 46.346,72 per year).



Moosmühlstraße 1
5203 Köstendorf

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