Product Quality Manager

Date:  Mar 8, 2023

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 


Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.


Join the Weber team and our iconic grill innovation in Chicago’s backyard. We desire an experienced manager who will lead a Product Quality business unit team in Palatine, Illinois.

To be successful you must lead the team as they play a vital role supporting both the consumers’ experience with existing products and new product development. You will find yourself managing the team’s daily execution, collaborating on new product development, and growing the team’s capabilities on pace with our product innovation. Your team’s collaborative engagement in new product development will ensure our products continue delighting grillers the world over.



Responsibilities include and not limited to:

  • Embracing a safety culture where employees’ wellbeing is valued, respected, and prioritized
  • Upholding the quality standards which earned Weber the reputation for best-in-class product reliability
  • Collaborating with product management and R&D to develop the next innovations in grill technology
  • Analyzing consumer warranty claims to identify product enhancements and inform product development
  • Improving testing and validation methodology to align with new product innovation
  • Applying lean six sigma methodology to deliver consistent incremental improvements


  • Work schedule is during daytime working hours (specific schedule to be agreed upon)
  • Engagement with product innovation teams and new product development activities
  • Exposure across wide-range of manufacturing processes including fabrication, enameling, & assembly


  • Provide meaningful performance feedback which enables employee growth
  • Strong project management capabilities and proven approach to balancing priorities
  • Excellent data analytic skills using spreadsheets, dashboard software, and manipulating large data sets
  • Sound understanding of Six Sigma methodology and real-world application
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple stakeholders
  • Experience with quality systems including ISO, QS9000, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans, or equivalent


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in engineering from four-year college or university
  • Seven or more years related experience including three or more years of managing people
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in engineering, business administration (MBA), or related field
  • Preferred: Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • Preferred: Experience with consumer product development and/or manufacturing

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago