SMS group steht weltweit für zukunftsorientierte Technologie und herausragenden Service im Maschinen- und Anlagenbau für die Metallindustrie. Unser Team aus mehr als 14.400 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern weltweit hat 2022 einen Umsatz von über 3,1 Mrd. EUR erwirtschaftet. Wir nutzen unsere 150 Jahre Erfahrung und unser digitales Know-how für kontinuierliche Innovationen auch über das Kerngeschäft hinaus. Wir sind der richtige Partner für anspruchsvolle Projekte und begleiten unsere Kunden während des gesamten Lebenszyklus ihrer Anlagen. Wegbereiter für eine kohlenstoffneutrale und nachhaltige Metallindustrie zu sein, ist unser erklärtes Ziel.

Become a part of our future at SMS group in Istanbul/Turkey, where we're looking to recruit a

Quality and Inspection Manager (f/m/d)

Steel Construction & Welded Heavy Machinery


For our growing organisation in Turkey, we are looking for a leader to execute the inspection works at supplier sites, and join to our Supply Chain local set-up in Istanbul.You will be mainly responsible for:

  • Regular supplier visits (min. 80% of time) for execution of inspections in supplier’s workshop; reporting the status of manufacturing and quality, expediting
  • Depending on the project volume; executing daily/weekly reports, provide smooth information flow between global project teams and supplier manufacturing,
  • Hands on inspection on the parts / machinery in terms of dimensional and geometrical tolerance checks, witness of functional tests, control /execute test plans according to special standards etc.
  • Active involvement in supplier development activities, coaching.
  • Conducting research for new potential suppliers, creating visit and audit reports
  • Actively following market trends (manufacturing and welding technologies, raw material supply etc.)
  • Frequently attending global supply chain activities and providing necessary support in required actions.
  • Technical coordination between suppliers and SMS group “worldwide project teams”, to clarify open topics, identify deviations and problem solving



  • Welding engineering degree with NDT certifications (VT, MT, PT, UT, RT Level II) preferred
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Turkish (the position requires all communication/reporting to be made in English language)
  • University degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in heavy machinery manufacturing which covers the areas of Welding and fabrication, machining, assembling, piping, hydraulics and functional testing
  • Technical understanding of mechanical fundamentals of related machines, drawings and BOM
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills for coaching of manufacturers and supplier development activities
  • Willingness and no restriction for travel (~>80% mobility)
  • Having a valid driving license
  • Completed military service for male candidates
  • Living or willing to live on the Asian side of Istanbul or Kocaeli


Are you keen on shaping the future with us? If so, feel free to send us your online application. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mrs. Ecenur Özbek ( from our Instanbul office.

SMS group GmbH
HR Management
Julia Werner

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