Quality Manager - Product Line Boats & Davits (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions that are used in commercial vehicles, rail vehicles, bridge inspection devices and in the maritime sector. To strengthen the management team of the global product line Boats & Davits, we are looking for a Quality Manager - Product Line Boats & Davits (f/m/d).

In this role you will be a part of the management team of the BOATS & DAVITS product line. You report directly to the Central Product Line Quality Manager of the Corporate Function - Process and Quality Management. The position is located in close distance to the development department Ganderkersee in Northern Germany.

Your Tasks

  • As a member of the management in the product line, you are responsible for the release approval decisions in the development process together with the product line manager
  • Responsible for the implementation of the global quality policy in the product line
  • Steering of quality/compliance activities for assigned R&D projects, during development phases and product transfer from R&D to value chain
  • Establishment and implementation of quality standards for existing and new business models, for products and for product launches
  • The increase of quality awareness and the further development of the quality management system within the product line is a matter of concern to you
  • Supporting product development as an expert in the application of quality-related development tools and methods 
  • Maintenance and further development of quality and safety standards throughout the entire product life cycle 
  • Internal interface management and technical support for the further development and expansion of the existing claim management system
  • Conduct training to support quality awareness and ensure improvement actions are taken

Your Qualification

  • Completed technical training in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or comparable field
  • Several years of experience in the maritime sector
  • At least three years' professional experience in product development, product maintenance or technical service
  • Certified qualification in quality management
  • Entrepreneurial and business mindset
  • Customer orientation and intercultural cooperation
  • Sound knowledge of English and German language
  • Willingness to travel

We offer

  • Life balance through flexible working hours and individual freedom of action 
  • Performance-related remuneration and attractive bonus systems 
  • Career planning and development opportunities 
  • Management development programmes 
  • Ongoing training 
  • Opportunity to gain experience abroad 
  • Voluntary social benefits through our company health management PALfit 


We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification. 

We are looking forward to your informative application! 


Barbara Köglhaider

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria

Ganderkesee / Hoykenkamp

Palfinger Tail Lifts GmbH
Fockestr. 53 , 27777 Ganderkesee