Production Quality Manager

Norcross, GA

Job Summary:

Management, coordination and the execution of the Production Quality functions at the DEUTZ facilities in Norcross and Pendergrass, GA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Internal production evaluation
    • Audit and ranking of all (sub and main) assembly and production areas
    • Follow up, recommendations and support for the correction process
  • Assuring the day to day quality in the production processes at the Production facility Pendergrass (70%) and Norcross (30%)
  • Active identification and prevention of potential production issues
  • Developing and maintaining relevant KPI’s in the most lean, durable and reliable form
  • Coordination of the identification, analysis, tracking, follow up and cross communication (e.g. Supplier QA, CFT) of production issues
  • Proactive support of production department in definition, execution and assuring of the production sequence and associated processes (Worker instructions, incorrect or defective parts processing, 5S, etc.)
  • Preparation, coordination and follow up of external audits
  • Coordination of tool calibration
  • Moderation and coordination of PFMEA’s
  • Applying the Continuous Improvement, Lessons Learned and Lean Mentality
  • Participation in specific project team meetings (incl. DFM, KAIZEN events)
  • Proactive interaction with DEUTZ AG counterparts (e.g. production)
  • Internal project responsibility
    • Participation and representation of the production quality in specific project team meetings
  • Cross Functional Responsibilities
    • Supporting the team work in the cross functional team responsibilities to reduce the overall failure rate and improve failure prevention



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Production/ Assembly related Degree
  • Practical experience in the field of Quality Assurance and its tools and methodology
  • Minimum 5 years previous Quality Assurance background and or Production, Assembly experience


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) – technical.
  • Sufficient SAP skills that support the necessary coordination activities in SAP
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of computer software (e.g. MS office)
  • Ability to read drawings and processes
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • Basic knowledge in Diesel engines
  • Open for the German language

Physical and Environmental Elements:

  • Domestic and international travel – less than 10%
  • Exposure to workshop and formal office environment
  • Transfer between the Norcross and Pendergrass facility depending on Project or Production and Quality requirements

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. The employee will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other duties requested by the supervisor or manager.

This job description does not imply a written or oral contract.


DEUTZ Corporation
3883 Steve Reynolds Blvd.
Norcross, GA 30093
C/O HR and Administration Dept.
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Tel: (770) 564-7100


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