Quality Project Management: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Nilfisk, Inc. and its affiliates are a world's leading supplier and trader of professional commercial and industrial cleaning equipment with manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Hungary, USA, Singapore and China. This full time position leads the quality planning process for all functions in support of the New Product Development Process, and develops and supports the roll out of the NPD Quality Planning Process across all business entities involved (product management, R&D, production sites, distribution centers and key suppliers); develops NPD Quality Planning process and core tools training materials, delivers training sessions, provides continual coaching and certify NAPD project team members in order to build Quality Planning organizational skills and execution capability; identifies, executes, supports and follow ups improvement projects that impact TCOPQ as per the scope of the NAPD project: warranty expenses, in process losses, inspection, quality assurance delivering savings as per project objectives; provides continual coaching to NAPD project team members on specific applications of core/support quality tools, updates NAPD QP schedules; manages documentation NAPD QP core processes and estimates status of KPIs identifying and addressing gaps; organizes, documents and follows up quality reviews; promotes standardization, identification and implementation of best practices across business entities involved on NAPD QP projects, and identifies risks related to the quality plan as well as propose and follow up mitigation actions, and develops and secures approval of the Quality Plan for NPD projects. The position requires frequent (approx.20%) travel internationally. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in industrial, systems or related engineering degree or equivalent foreign degree, plus 3 years of employment experience as Quality Manager/Engineer in an environment of a global Industrial equipment or commercial appliance manufacturing industry. This must include teaching or coaching others in use of process and tools in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), preventive based quality, reliability growth projection, 8D process and problems solving, structured problem solving process, engineering analysis, and continuous improvement methodology such as DMAIC or PDCA. Please apply at www.nilfisk.com.