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VIKING seeks a Quality Assurance Expert, Manufacturing - Jiangyin City

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment

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Are you looking for an exciting Quality Specialist role with a market leader? Would it be cool if the mission of that company happened to be protecting and saving lives all over the World?If the answer is YES, then please read on ...

This is an opportunity to become a part of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment’s Global QHSE Organisation and contribute to VIKING´s Top Priority, Quality.

About the position
We are looking for an exceptional individual to contribute to VIKING´s continued success by ensuring the flawless performance for our 100.000+ products and services across the world. In this role, you’ll apply your excellent experience to further develop VIKING’s performance ensuring we maintain our best-in-class status within the sector.

At VIKING, quality and safety are undisputed top priorities, and our ambitions within the area are second to none. Along with over 3200 highly skilled colleagues, we hope that you will also feel passionate about ensuring state of the art Quality within our products through application of your expert Quality toolbox ensuring our products succeed in saving lives if they are in operation.

Our way of working is fast-paced and collaborative, making use of the latest digital tools and best practises within all relevant standards from the automotive, energy and oil & gas industry - all customised for use at VIKING. This includes and is not limited to Quality, Safety and Sustainability.

More specifically, the role will have a focus on robust introduction of new products with close cooperation with our Design departments as well as ensuring continuous development of our Supplier Quality Management. You will continuously interact with the rest of the broader organisation.

The position as Quality Assurance Expert, Manufacturing is based at VIKING’s office in Jiangyin City, China. Here you will have a close collaboration with the Global QHSE Management team, as well as liaise closely with management/QHSE management in China.

You will report directly to the Global QHSE Manager, located at headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark.

We cannot be more clear about who will be best suited for this position: If you are passionate about delivering - and working to - the very highest global standards, this is a unique opportunity to join a unique, high-achieving and stable company whose products have saved more than 5000 seafarers since 1960.

Your primary responsibilities includes;

  • Working with a capable and dedicated Global QHSE team to further develop and implement the highest quality and safety standards
  • Working in close collaboration with VIKING’s Global QHSE management team and the broader organisation to transform our business needs and strategy into global quality standards
  • Utilising best practises within the field while staying open to the possibility of evolving methods, tools and processes, potentially even driving the development of new practises
  • Occasionally engage directly with suppliers and other external co-partners
  • Specifically be responsible for implementing and further developing introduction of new products as well a supplier quality management in regards to our production sites in China.

This position is full time and may include up to 50 international travel days a year.

Your background and necessary skills
The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience from a similar position within a large global organization and knowledge within the maritime, automotive, energy or similar industry.

To succeed in the role, you are able tonavigate in a global organization with many passionate stakeholders and have strong experience with ISO standards, APQP-PPAP, SQM and more.

Other than that;

  • A very solid theoretical background relevant to the position
  • A successful track record of developing, delivering and implementing state of the art QHSE performance
  • Could identify yourself with VIKING’s values and mission

You should be able to express yourself fluently in English. Knowledge of Chinese and/or local dialect is strongly preferred, as well.

Your VIKING journey begins here
We are seeking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please submit your letter of motivation and CV - in Danish or English - using the “send application” button located on this page.

Applicants will be contacted continuously, and we will fill the position as soon as we have found the right candidate. Applications will be handled confidentially and in adherence with all data protection regulations.

If you have questions about the position or the company, please contact Senior Global HR Business Partner, Jane Simonsen on phone +45 2542 8269 or by e-mail [email protected].



VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S is a global market leader in maritime, offshore and fire safety, providing and servicing safety and fire-fighting equipment for passenger and cargo ships, offshore installations, fishing vessels, the navy, helicopter services, fire departments and leisure yachts. With safety at its core, VIKING’s mission is to protect and save lives globally.

Founded in 1960, VIKING is a privately held corporation with group headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark and more than 3000 employees worldwide.

The VIKING group is represented by 8 manufacturing facilities, 8 training academies, 85+ branch offices and 280+ certified servicing stations.

What is our Quality Culture?
As a global company, we embrace many cultures and ways of living. We work together across languages, specialties, education, religion, family forms, lifestyles and individuality. Our diversity is a strength, both in our interactions with customers and when we all have a shared understanding of our common mission: saving lives!

High quality products and services are essential to ensuring that VIKING remains a leading supplier of maritime safety equipment. The high standards for our work - our Quality Culture - apply everywhere.

We call it the VIKING Quality Culture.


Jane Simonsen
Senior Global HR Business Partner
Tlf.: +45 2542 8269

VIKING | Jiangyin City, Jiangsu Province Beihuan Road No. 29 Yuecheng Town
214404 Jiangyin City, Jiangsu Province

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Sædding Ringvej 13, 6710 Esbjerg V

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment brings the maritime and offshore industry all the elements needed to stay safe and compliant. Our range includes everything from lifeboats and evacuation systems to liferafts, personal protective gear and firefighting equipment.

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