Quality Manager in Project (B-/C-Projects)

Job Description

From locomotives, trains and trams, to rail infrastructure including electrification, communications, control systems and signalling systems, Siemens has a comprehensive range of solutions to enable safe and accessible mobility across Australia and New Zealand. As well as rail transport, we also offer solutions in airport logistics postal automation and intelligent transport technologies.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quality Manager in Projects (QMIP) to join our Mobility team based in our Sydney office.

The aim of the Quality Manager in Projects (QMIP) is to act as a key support to the Project Delivery Team in all aspects of quality management and reporting. The QMiP acts as a catalyst for continuous improvement in all Siemens project phases. The QMIP will work with the Project Management team to close out any non-conformance in delivery to ensure positive project results. The QMiP is a member of the project team and reports the quality status to the Project Manager and Regional Business Manager. In functional matters, to maintain independence, the QMiP also reports to his or her QM line superior.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Define and implement a QM system for project-specific application;

  • Support project management in planning and securing milestone results;

  • Establish and monitor quality plan e.g. acc. ISO 10005 / 10006, define quality targets based on project critical factors and define methods/tools based on HQ standards;

  • Monitor quality related KPIs or key figures;

  • Defined target values or characteristics as per project target agreement (PM agreement) to be achieved;

  • Report quality status, quality incidents and root-cause-analysis to Project Management (PM), Regional General Manager and other defined parties, jointly with the PM team, based on determined KPIs, key figures and specified characteristics. Communicate quality targets to all people affected or involved. Escalate project-endangering situations arising;

  • Analyse and monitor fulfilment of contractual and committed requirements;

  • Management of professional feedback to and from the customer;

  • Ensure execution of quality plan and quality gate process through active involvement in readiness checks and participation in quality gate meetings. Reject releases e.g. at quality gates in case of non-conformity and ensure the initiation and closure of corrective actions. Report and escalate as set forth in the mission of the function;

  • Support the planning, initiation and coordination of continuous improvement actions for all phases of the project. Ensure good practice sharing and feedback of experience e.g. through continuous improvement workshops (esp. lessons learned) and project assessments;

  • Plan and ensure the required quality level of the project-specific supply chain (internal & external) with the focus on specifications and interface definitions. This includes the support of the SQM in the application of supplier-related procedures, such as selection, qualification, development, integration, supervision and auditing;

  • Identify qualification requirements and initiate training for project employees with regards to knowledge of quality methods to be applied, process awareness and expert knowledge;

  • Plan and conduct project audits, assessments, reviews and participate in status meetings. Ensure implementation of (improvement) measures; and

  • Planning and preparation of quality management reports in line with EN 50129 as groundwork for the safety case.

Main Authorities:

• Defining and issuing of project specific directives in collaboration with the PM to the project team members to ensure compliance with the relevant internal and customer processes, and quality requirements.

• Intervention and escalation to reporting line in functional matters where guidelines, quality-relevant procedures or targets are not complied with. This includes involvement of expert opinions, as necessary.

• Stopping procedures, supplies and services.

• Internal and external representation of the project in matters of quality.


  1. Around 5 years professional experience in a project business
  2. Around 3 years as project team member
  3. Good IT Skills
  4. Experienced in:
        o   Teamwork and Collaboration,
        o   Guiding without Authority and Leadership,
        o   Analytical Skills and Problem-solving,
        o   Communication, Presentation and Facilitating,
        o   Conflict Management,
        o   Organising and Planning,
        o   Agile/Lean Methods and Principles.

Siemens is a proud equal opportunity employer, creating a work environment of diversity and inclusion. Our diverse workforce cultivates Innovation and Excellence and in turn creates a workplace where our employees belong and prosper. Diversity and inclusion help us fully realise the potential of our people. As part of Siemens Ownership culture, Siemens also genuinely supports reasonable flexible working practices that empower our employees to best meet work and personal commitments.

Job ID: 183771

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Pty Ltd

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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