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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Manager, Software Quality (SWQ)




As a Software Quality Manager, you will lead the mission is to ensure the delivery of a high-quality software and platform. Success in this role will be supported by your ability to collaborate and influence, as you build relationships with teammates in diverse roles across the R&D team. The ideal candidate is a quality assurance leadership expert with strong communication skills and previous experience as a detail oriented SWQ engineer.



  • Establish software development procedures, methods, and training in a shift left automation and TDD environment.
  • Execute the QA strategies to meet and exceed department and corporate quality goals.
  • Identify key quality metrics and report on them regularly to keep stakeholders informed on the current quality of the product.
  • Collaborate with various functions, drive engineering initiatives and have an impact at an organizational level.
  • Implement process changes to scale testing efforts across multiple product lines.
  • Work alongside software engineers, program managers, and QA to triage issues and help the engineering teams make informed go/no-go decisions.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts for software quality and the organization based on lessons learned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, preferably in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering OR over 15 years of experience working with full software development life cycle in development, research, testing, or quality assurance capacity.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Software Quality.
  • 3+ years of Quality Assurance leadership experience.
  • Must have experience with developing quality procedures for Automotive SPICE maturity model.
  • Must have a passion for QA in an Agile and lean environment working with both embedded and cloud architectures.
  • Solid foundation and deep understanding of software development, software quality practices, and release management.
  • Strategic thinker with a clear view and track record of implementing and shaping an organization's QA program in a modern software delivery and architecture environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile development tools such as Jira, Github, etc.




  • Great understanding of architecture, performance, security, and cloud offerings.
  • Experience with establishing software quality procedures for products with functional safety and cybersecurity requirements.



TRAVEL: Occasional travel may be required, <5%


LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBLITIES: Manage a global team of 2-4 engineers.



  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results





All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  8447

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Sep 21, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: QA, Quality Assurance, Quality Manager, Cloud, Testing, Quality, Technology