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Senior Manager, Quality Systems – EV Battery Solutions

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 15% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 1500 SE 89th St, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Come build a better future with EV Battery Solutions, part of the Cox Automotive family of businesses.   At Cox Automotive we are forward-thinking innovators who put people first.  We are the leading provider of services for the life cycle management of batteries used in hybrid and electric vehicles.  When you join this team, you will work in a fast-paced environment where batteries are repaired, refurbished, and repurposed.

The candidate will be responsible for managing the Organization’s Quality Systems and supporting the companies’ production, validation, and resolution processes. This candidate will provide strategic direction and vision for quality and deliver input to develop strategies for manufacturing and quality teams. They will also establish quality standards, collaborate on audits, and lead project teams for new product development. In addition, they will manage the quality systems auditing practices, and coordinate and conduct internal & external audits or supplier assessments.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Develop and implement quality management systems and processes to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Continuous Improvement. Conduct quality audits to identify areas for improvement and develop action plans to address any deficiencies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish quality goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze quality performance metrics to identify trends and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Lead investigations into product or process non-conformances, identify root causes, and implement effective corrective and preventive actions.
  • Develop and deliver training programs on quality assurance principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Oversee the documentation of quality procedures, work instructions, and standard operating procedures.
  • Regulatory Compliance. Stay up to date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices in quality management.
  • Manage the Quality Department Direct and Indirect Reports.  Provide strong leadership with a focus on attracting, motivating, developing best-in-class talent. Build a high performing team.  Ensure the teams are engaged and development opportunities are executed.  Mentor, teach and train to develop future leaders.
  • Build an engaged and committed culture with a respect for diversity, inclusion, equity, and results.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 8 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master's degree and 6 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and 3 years’ experience in a related field; or 20 years’ experience in a related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in management or leadership role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of Relevant Experience
  • Six Sigma Certification or other process improvement standardization certification such as ISO9001, IATF
  • Automotive Experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience conducting quality audits and implementing corrective actions

Working Environment

Variable, consisting of both the office environment and the manufacturing floor. Potential hazards include proximity of moving machinery. The position may require an individual to stand, stoop, move equipment; bend, reach, or lift for prolonged periods of time. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) includes safety glasses, hearing protection and steel toe footwear.


Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.


Compensation includes a base salary of $106,700.00 - $177,900.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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