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Application Manager, Quality Systems, GBS IT

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.


Role purpose:


The manager is responsible for coordinating the work of the functional and/or technical specialists.




  • Organize the support (and development) of the application(s) in scope.
  • Setup and follow-up of budget for the application & team in scope.
  • Setup and follow-up SLA(s) for the application(s) in scope.
  • Contract and vendor management (together with GBS procurement for 3rd party application(s) in scope.
  • Coordinate the work of team members and ensuring team performance.
  • Coordinate with other teams in GBS where necessary.
  • Setting targets to his/her direct reports and measuring performance against them.
  • Liaison with internal customers, other teams in GBS and 3rd party vendors
  • Regular and ad-hoc reporting




  • At least five years of experience working with Quality management application or variant in a hands-on environment
  • Experience in managing application support teams
  • Experience in operational support of Quality management applications
  • Experience defining business requirements, writing functional design documentation
  • Experience with integrating Quality management application(s) with different MES/ERP systems
  • Quality experience in manufacturing environment with specific understanding of quality processes and operations
  • College or University (IT /Business Degree or Equivalent)
  • Expert in depth understanding of business functions. Specific knowledge of at least one of the following modules: Manufacturing (shopfloor) or Product Quality Assurance
  • Technical understanding of application integrations
  • Basic knowledge in automotive quality management processes and core tools preferred
  • Fluent English language knowledge
  • Experience with remote/dotted line management of staff in multiple countries
  • Strong management skills to enforce appropriate deliverable of team members
  • Knowledge of project management procedures within IT
  • Knowledge of change management procedures within IT
  • Experience from operational management of quality or production
  • Experience with managing 3rd party IT vendors


Hydro offers:


  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package


Please apply online in our system with your CV and optionally a cover letter.

Posted on:  Jan 19, 2023

Budapest, HU Oslo, NO, 0283 Barcelona, ES, 8430 Prior Velho, PT, 2689-513 Drunen, NL, 5151 RW Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  Quality Systems
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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