Consultant – Automotive

There are opportunities for improvement in every organization. That’s what you believe in – as do we. You guide your clients in the automotive industry in developing and implementing an improvement strategy that delivers tangible results.

What will you be doing with us

You will moderate team sessions, provide training and also conduct your own improvement projects. In doing so, you will use the well-known automotive techniques (core tools, 8D, FMEA, APQP) and techniques from the Lean Six Sigma toolbox. In larger projects or as an interim manager, you will be responsible for program management and managing the team. Your knowledge in the field of Quality Management Automotive (IATF 16949:2016) contributes to shortening lead times, reducing rejects/failures and increasing process capability.

You also engage in this:

  • You improve strategic, tactical and operational performance at clients.
  • Together with the account team, you will work to expand our relationship network in the automotive industry. You will help write content for bids.
  • For our team of Young Professionals, you will act as a coach. You guide them substantively in the execution of their assignments, as well as on a personal level.

Quality Management


Business Development

Our offer

Excellent salary

Good secondary employment benefits

Lease car

28 vacation days

New laptop and phone allowance

32 - 40 hours

Profit sharing


The nicest colleagues in the Netherlands

Who are you?

An energetic personality and committed team player. You are commercially minded and already have a large and relevant network, which you maintain well. From this network you easily recruit assignments for yourself and colleagues. Preferably you live in the middle or south of the Netherlands, but you do not mind traveling – sometimes abroad.



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Your profile

  • A completed college or university education.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in automotive – experience as a consultant is a plus;
  • Experience in managing projects.
  • Experience in establishing and implementing management systems such as IATF 16949:2016.
  • Experience providing automotive training (core tools, 8D, FMEA, internal auditing, VDA6.3, APQP, Lean, Six Sigma).
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages, verbal and written.

About Symbol as an employer

Symbol believes in the possibility of improvement in any organization. We inspire employees to strive for improvement and guide them in implementing improvements. Clients can come to us for consulting, training and projects. Our approach is focused on “Do It – Join It – Do It Yourself” and we are only successful when our clients achieve their goals.
Inspiring people, Improving processes.

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Your development at Symbol

Symbol is a fast-growing but close-knit organization where you will meet like-minded people who, like you, enjoy working every day to develop relationships. So with us, you will find challenging work to get totally absorbed in, so that at times you will even forget you are working. And, of course, the primary and secondary benefits are excellent.

* Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated

Make this job opening your new job

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and are you looking for a challenging position in a dynamic and inspiring work environment? Then apply today! Send your LinkedIn profile, resume and/or short cover letter to our recruiter at
or fill out the contact form to the right. Would you rather call? You can too! We can be reached at

053 203 0240


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