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Quality Director

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Quality Director

Prodrive is a rapidly growing business. In anticipation of further growth, the Prodrive Quality organization needs further professionalization. As such Prodrive is seeking a Quality Director to lead the Quality organization.

The Quality Director’s responsibilities encompass overseeing the daily activities of the quality engineers in the R&D organization, in manufacturing as well as the supplier quality engineering activity, driving a first time right quality culture, defining and executing the quality improvement roadmaps and supporting problem solving and escalations. The quality director should bring a technical background and should master industry standard quality tools and methods including FMEA/PFMEA, problem solving, design for quality, root cause analysis, Lean, etc. He/she also needs to be business savvy and customer focused, challenging the team to deliver exceptional results.

Key priorities for the quality director include the design and implementation of a future proof and growth-ready quality team, quality and yield improvements in the existing portfolio as well as driving a first time right quality culture. The current quality team consists of around 30 FTE and the quality director will report to Prodrive’s Chief Development Officer.


As quality director you are responsible for the overall quality performance of Prodrive including:
- Execution of quality improvement projects within the existing portfolio
- Building a world class quality team that is right sized to cater for future growth of the company
- Team engagement and performance management including target setting
- Operational excellence and continuous improvement
- Close collaboration with key stakeholders in R&D, Manufacturing, Sourcing/Procurement, Service as well as customers and suppliers


  • At least 10 years of working experience as Quality Director in a high tech environment

  • Proven leadership experience with sizable teams

  • BSc, BEng or MSc in Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic or Industrial engineering

  • Six Sigma/Master Black Belt highly preferred

  • Strong communication skills, within a team as well as on board level and with key customer c-level stakeholders

  • Stress-resistant and a problem solver

  • Proven track record in driving significant organizational change

  • Being decisive, a relationship-builder, and pragmatic

  • Language: English, preferably fluent in Dutch

  • Location: within traveling distance or willing to move to the Eindhoven area

Apply as Quality Director

The Prodrive Technologies Mindset


You don’t just go to work, you feel responsible for your project


You decide when, where and how much you want to work


You like to think about manufacturability when designing


You don’t sit and wait, you have a hands-on mentality

Have you got what it takes to become a Prodriver?

What we offer

  • Perfect environment for people willing to take full responsibility in a project
  • Unlimited growth opportunities and freedom in taking different roles in different projects
  • Young and dynamic culture
  • Unlimited personal budget for training courses, classes or studies
  • We are open 24/7 and provide lunch, dinner and a company gym
  • We keep management positions to a minimum, so there is virtually no hierarchy
  • Create your future with your own personal development plan
  • Tools and equipment such as an iPhone, and laptop
  • On campus sports facilities
  • Salary that grows with your performance
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur in the company
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive
  • 33 vacation days
  • Retirement plan
  • Distribution of profits

Application steps

  1. We’ll take a look at your application within 5 working days.
  2. You will receive a link to Prodrive Technologies’ online aptitude test to see if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will set you up for a personal interview to ask you difficult questions about yourself. Afterwards, others will ask you some more difficult questions about your expertise.
  4. If we want to make you an offer and there's enough time left, we will discuss employment conditions directly after the interviews.
  5. If you survived everything, only your signature stands between you and being a Prodriver.