Supplier Quality Manager

Expiring today

07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Supplier Quality Manager

Would you like to be able to shape the role, influence strategy and drive improvement? We currently have a vacancy for a Supplier Quality Manager at our site in Telford or Glascoed.

As a Supplier Quality Manager, you will be responsible for leading the implementation of an effective Supply Chain Quality Management System (QMS) and all of its related compliance.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to bring your own ideas and to develop the role. You will also have exposure to senior stakeholders across the Land UK business allowing you to build an influential stakeholder network.

Your main responsibilities as a Supplier Quality Manager will involve:

Leading the management of GCSM quality policies, procedures, processes, programmes, and practices, assuring the business and procurement function of continuous improvement, conformance and effectiveness

Responsibility as the functional leadership of the Supplier Quality Engineers deployed in the Category Teams

Responsibility for developing, revising, implementing and approving quality standards and procedures, within GCSM Procurement and the external supply chain

Achieving business objectives related to quality assurance by contributing information and analysis to support strategic plans and reviews

Maintaining, improving and enhancing supply chain product quality, through the development and implementation of a supply chain audit plan that prescribes supplier, product, system, compliance and surveillance audits and customer complaint investigations

Your skills and qualifications as a Supplier Quality Manager:


Advanced Quality Planning (AQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) knowledge/experience

Experience of building, developing a QMS

Coaching, development and mentoring experience

Production/Manufacturing/Engineering/Quality background


Knowledge/Experience of Lean/Six Sigma

Internal quality assurance background

Automotive/Aerospace background

What we're looking for in you:

You should be able to build strong relationships with your stakeholders. You will need to be innovative, creative and focussed in your approach to working with suppliers.

Location: Telford or Glascoed

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land (UK)

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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