The HARTMANN GROUP is one of the leading European providers of medical and hygiene products with core expertise being in wound treatment, incontinence care and infection prevention. Its range also includes products for compression therapy and First Aid in addition to care products and cosmetics. Furthermore, HARTMANN offers innovative system solutions for professional target groups in the medical and healthcare sector. The Company, which has its headquarters in Heidenheim/Germany and which has Europe as its focal market, is organised with its own country companies close to the market across the world. In 2017, the 10,764 employees of the HARTMANN GROUP generated sales of EUR 2.06 billion.

Your area of responsibility:

  • You will focus on Risk Management, Quality Planning and Validation Process for all inhouse medical products of our plants and ensure the plants’ quality system are according to DIN EN ISO 13485 / DIN EN ISO 9001 based on Corporate Standards and Corporate Processes
  • You will be responsible for the implementation and maintaining of all relevant corporate processes
  • You will make sure of obtaining the appropriate product approval and ensure the material qualification process in accordance with corporate standards
  • You will set the standards and track the realization of them by consulting the production management in all matters concerning quality system and quality assurance
  • You will support all plants to ensure the fulfillment of the regulatory and quality related demands
  • You will ensure that LEAN Standards will be integral part of the Quality Management System
  • You are responsible for the constant improvement of the existing manufacturing and quality standards, bench marking and cross plant transfer of best practices
  • Training and qualification of the local quality staff at the plants will also an essential part of your role as well as aligning and participating in internal and external audits

What we look for:

  • University degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Several years of experience in Quality Management and quality assurance of plants in a global context - preferably in the automotive industry
  • Proven practical experience in manufacturing is a must – experience in the R&D environment is a plus
  • You have a proven track record in execution of material qualification and process – and equipment validation
  • You are familiar with quality management DIN EN ISO 9001 and with the medical regulations DIN EN ISO 13485 – experience with FDA regulations is a plus
  • You are used to work in an international matrix organization and you can lead and mange change
  • You have very good German and English language skills – spoken and in writing

Your contact

Ms Friederike Stracke

PAUL HARTMANN AG, Human Resources Management

P.O. Box 1420, 89504 Heidenheim, Germany

If you wish to join our company, we will appreciate to receive your informative application with cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates.