Quality Control Team Leader


Tornio, FI


Join Our Team as a Quality Control Team Leader!


Are you ready to take on a leadership role in ensuring top-notch quality for final products at Tornio Operations? We're seeking a dynamic individual to lead our Quality Control process and personnel, making a significant impact on our operations and customer satisfaction.
As the Quality Control Team Leader, you'll be the driving force behind ensuring product conformance to standards and customer requirements. You'll lead a core team of 9 professionals, overseeing quality control operations and making critical decisions in cases of product discrepancies.
You'll work closely with various stakeholders including Tornio production departments, production planning, quality functions across Europe, sales, product management, and R&D. Your role will have a direct impact on ensuring that products delivered meet specifications and support lean production at Tornio operations.


We Offer

  • Opportunity to lead and make a tangible impact.
  • Collaborative environment with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Competitive compensation package with benefits.
  • Exciting challenges and opportunities for professional growth.


  • Master's level degree (M.Sc.) in Technology or higher.
  • Background in Quality Control across production and other functions.
  • Strong knowledge of quality standard requirements.
  • Fluent in both Finnish and English.
  • Exceptional leadership skills to inspire and guide your team to success.


Your key responsibilities:

  • Taking full ownership of Tornio Operations final product quality conformance to standards.
  • Managing the overall quality control process, including outside of your own organization.
  • Making critical decisions on product discrepancies and release criteria, with consultation as needed.
  • Ensuring compliance with seller's product guide regarding Quality control.
  • Facilitating quality information flow between departments and initiating improvements.


Join us in our mission to uphold the highest standards of quality at Tornio Operations and drive excellence in everything we do!  Please submit your application before 22 April, 2024. Apply now to be part of our dynamic team.

Contact information:

  • For more information about the role please reach out to Antti Pesonen, Senior Manager – Quality, antti.pesonen@outokumpu.com.
  • For more information about your application or recruitment process please reach out to Pia Keskitalo, Recruiter, pia.keskitalo@outokumpu.com


We promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in Outokumpu. We make every effort to ensure all employees feel welcome and that they are equally heard and have equal opportunities.


Outokumpu’s biggest site is located in the Tornio and Kemi region in the northern Finland. Outokumpu Tornio site is the most integrated stainless steel production facility in the world providing stainless steel coil and plate for the global market. With the nearby Kemi Mine providing the vital chromite ore for the start of the process, to the Port of Tornio marking the beginning of the journey to market, every step of the stainless steel production process is in one location. 
The unique integrated production process in Tornio delivers many benefits for example in production efficiency, environmental performance and energy efficiency and is a clear example of Outokumpu’s strategy of sustainability.