Quality Manager

Quality Manager

Solid experience in industrial quality assurance & quality engineering required // Drive the implementation of quality culture, systems and processes // Interaction with industrial OEM clients // Occasional travel to Poland required


In addition to the manufacturing of proprietary products, a growing number of global OEM’s in various industries rely on Dovre for the production of high quality parts and assemblies. Dovre wants to strenghten its Quality Department with a Quality Manager to stay on top of increasing internal and customer demands regarding quality management.

  • You initiate, implement and secure changes in various business processes: in this way you contribute to a better working, more efficient organization.
  • You ensure the adoption of best practices throughout the organization.
  • You play a key role in developing and elaborating the Quality Management System and ensuring ISO certification in the medium term.
  • You lead and direct the Quality team in Weelde (Quality Supervisor and QC inspectors) and you indirectly manage the experienced QC inspectors in Poland.
  • You’re the point of contact for important – new and existing – industrial clients regarding quality related matters.
  • You’re involved from a very early stage in new customer projects.
  • You translate specific client demands to the internal organization. You ensure that products meet the set quality requirements.
  • You interact with clients regarding quality issues.
  • You lead or direct 8D structured problem solving to deal with (recurring) internal or external quality problems.
  • You coordinate customer audits.

Our Client: Company Profile

Our client Dovre NV, based in Weelde (near Turnhout), develops and produces high quality cast iron wood-gas Stoves and Fireplaces. The sister brand Ferleon focuses on high-end cast iron gas barbecues and cookware. They are looking for a Quality Manager Manufacturing. The company strives to set the standard for the ultimate indoor and outdoor living experience. The factory has a flexible production system and also produces a variety of cast iron parts and assemblies for various OEM’s.

Dovre is an internationally renowned brand and is recognized for its quality, solidity, robustness and innovation in the field of heat technology, with highly efficient, environment friendly  engineered products for the demanding end user / market.

Skills and Qualifications

  • The Quality Manager preferably has a Master’s degree in engineering;
  • Solid experience in quality assurance in an industrial/manufacturing context;
  • Knowledge of relevant methods/tools such as 8D Problem Solving, FMEA…
  • Excellent communicator able to interact effectively with a variety of stakeholders: clients as wel as different internal departments;
  • Project management skills: ability to prioritize, organise and lead multiple projects across departments;
  • Pro-active, hands-on mindset;
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English.

  • A company defined by genuine team spirit and nice colleagues with common sense, where an entrepreneurial spirit is highly appreciated;
  • You can have a major impact on the company’s future and growth;
  • The freedom to take initiatives, commensurate with your responsibilities;
  • Primary work location: Nijverheidsstraat 18, 2381 Weelde;
  • Attractive compensation and benefits package including numerous benefits (meal vouchers, health insurance, pension plan, company car, net expenses).
Contact us!

If you believe you have what it takes to make things happen at Dovre, we would like to hear from you!

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@vp-recruitment.be quoting “ref 0424”. Feel free to call Wim Vander meiren (0032 (0)489 585 566) or Manu Pauwels (0032 (0)489 585 565).