SUPPLIER QUALITY DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL

Recruiter
Zenith People LTD
Location
Peterlee
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

· Planning and realization of supplier audits in line with central strategy and according to the VDA 6.3 and PSA rules

· Escalation and solution of issues related to the supply chain (suppliers) with target to assure the serial deliveries for final customers

· Management of new components release process (component PPAPs management)

· Cooperation on supplier evaluation process in cooperation with central PUR organization and CoC PUR organization

· Manage evidence of capabilities study results for SC/CC suppliers characteristic

· Manage quality supplier related internal procedures according to KB/GT rules and ISO TS (IATF) rules

· Manage keeping KB/GT KPI targets - supported with monthly reporting of fulfillment - if KPI’s not fulfilled set-up the correct countermeasures

· Defines semi-product quality specifications and requirements, and qualifies and approves potential suppliers, in cooperation with purchasing department

· Defines quality planning of semi-products, and conducts inspection and approval

· Conducts workshops at suppliers

· Constantly monitors quality performance and liaises with defined suppliers to keep quality standards on a high level

· Initiates escalation process for qualification, if appropriate

· May provide advice for suppliers on design of semi-products

· Supports complaint management regarding supplier problems

· Performs regular reporting of audit, project and workshop results as well as local quality reports

· Manages concessions for suppliers for whom we have not received products within the exact specification

Skills/experience

· Must have a quality management or technical qualification or equivalent

· Must have 5 years’ previous experience in a similar role

· Must have knowledge of automotive industry norms such as ISO TS (IATF) rules

· Must have knowledge of the following quality standards/methods: FMEA, 8D and PPAP

· Will ideally have knowledge of audit management VDA 6.3 rules

· Must have excellent English language skills and be computer literate


Personality

· Must be willing to travel worldwide to visit suppliers for about 40% of the time (for which expenses will be paid)

· Must be able to return to site with the problem description and be confident enough to explain/ follow up the solution to that problem

· Must be am ambitious self-starter with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

· Must have an analytical approach to their daily work

· Must have excellent interpersonal and Intercultural skills to enable him/her to work all over the world

Must be reliable and trustworthy