AISIN World Northville
  • 22-Aug-2023 to 21-Oct-2023 (CST)
  • Quality
  • Northville, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: General Manager - Quality

Company: Aisin World Corp. of America

Department: Customer Quality Services (CQS)

Location: Northville, MI

Aisin Group Overview

Based in Kariya City, Aichi, Japan, the Aisin Group is a $35 billion global, Tier One supplier of automotive components and systems with over 214 consolidated companies spanning over 20 countries and some 110,000 employees.

The Aisin Group is the world's sixth largest Tier One supplier of automotive components and systems, such as brakes, transmissions, navigation systems, drivetrain, chassis, body, engine-related parts, electronics and intelligent transportation systems.

As we like to say: "Chances are the car your drove to work this morning is equipped with an Aisin product."

Position Responsibilities

The incumbent is expected to perform the following functions that the company has determined are essential to this position:

  • Provide leadership and guidance for 3-5 Section Managers and multiple Section team members
  • Daily interaction with Section Managers and Section team members
  • Ensure department goals and objectives are met
  • Establish, monitor, and report department level Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Develop and manage department level Activity Plans in alignment with Division Goals and Objectives
  • Coordinate and communicate with customers and other AISIN facilities
  • Develop and manage department operating budget (discretionary expenses), as integrated into the overall Divisional budget
  • Participate in joint meetings with customers, global and regional Aisin executives, and other groups, as requested, to present Market Quality information
  • Oversee recruitment and training of members in the department
  • Define and implement procedures relevant to the department responsibilities (Process Owner)
  • Complete other duties and tasks at the discretion of Executive management

Required Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Intrapersonal skills to train and grow Section managers and team members
  • Automotive sector experience
  • Ability to work in high stress situations and environments
  • Ability to lead Root Cause/Failure Analysis investigations as needed
  • Automotive warranty methods and management
  • Industry standard Quality concepts (7 Basic QC Tools, SPC, etc.)

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Automotive production (factory level) management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced analytics and statistics
  • Knowledge of business processes and functions (Finance, HR, Logistics, Operations, etc.)


  • Bachelor of Science degree preferred
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) CMQ/OE certification beneficial
  • CQI-14 experience beneficial

Travel Requirements

  • Approximately 20%
  • Must be willing and available to travel to such locations and with such frequency as is necessary and desirable to meet business needs.

Work Environment Requirements

With reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to operate a personal computer, telephone, and other office equipment.
  • Must perform job duties onsite, when necessary, except those duties that are customarily or by their nature performed offsite (for example, offsite customer visits).
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work on multiple assignments at once, and complete assignments within deadline and budget (if applicable) with satisfactory quality.
  • Must be able to operate as an effective team member.
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all company safety policies.

Attendance/Work Hour Requirements

  • Must maintain an acceptable attendance record.
  • Must be willing and available to work weekends and holidays as necessary and desirable to meet business needs.

Bonus Overview

An incentive pay program offers payouts based on individual performance, job level, and company performance.

Benefit Overview

Aisin World Corp. of America offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, vehicle discounts and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The policy of Aisin is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal law. Additionally, Aisin is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search, email us at or call us at (734)-453-5551. Please provide a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title of the position for which you are applying.

Diversity Statement

AISIN is committed to workforce diversity, creating equity and advancing a culture of inclusion in which every team member is treated fairly and with respect. Our inclusive work environment brings together a variety of backgrounds, skills, education and perspectives. Attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce requires that everyone have an equal opportunity to participate, contribute, and advance.

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