This job has expired

Supply Chain Lead

Closing date
31 Jan 2022

View more

Contract Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
About Us

A leading international provider of solutions and expertise, specializing in the fields of digital systems and business performance

The SCALIAN Group provides support to major industrial and service-sector companies to help them define and implement their projects in two fields:

Digital Systems:

Embedded and critical systems, IoT, information systems and digital solutions for businesses

Operations Performance:

Management of projects, quality and industrial performance

We are present in seven countries (France, Spain, Belgium, UK, Germany, USA and Canada).

What is the role?

Our client in the space sector is looking for a Supply Chain Quality Manager.

You will act as the operational supplier interface and inspire trust & teamwork between our client & suppliers:

• Ensure on Quality, on Time deliveries to protect business operations, by managing milestones, product life cycle reviews and deliverables coordinating with internal and external stakeholders

• Protect production through correcting, improving and developing suppliers delivery and quality performance including related follow up of action plans

• Monitor, control and drive progress, Identify and Mitigate risks & opportunities, Communicate status & plans and Escalate where relevant

• Monitor and control supplier performance and define and lead/monitor recovery and improvement actions when needed, on live programs and in preparation of the future

• Manage corrective action plans to avoid re-occurrences and therefore reduce the number of deviations and concessions

• Defining product, supplier, site, qualification, inspection and surveillance plan with all relevant contributors

• Verify Compliance to applicable requirements and secure industrial Maturity (supplier capability & capacity) with product /supplier audit, inspection and assessment (APQP, Control Plan, Product Quality Issue Resolution and Management (Q6), Production Process Verification (FAI), Quality Gates End-to-End , Process Capability and Statistical Process Control, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), IPCA, CCP's, Transfer of Work.

• Contribute to deployment of SC&Q standards, methods & tools

• Lead VRB (Vendor Review Board) and represent SCQ operations in various forums (e.g. SED, TEB, MFT)

• Contribute to Sub-Commodity strategy through active participation to MFTs including supplier selection, contract set up and supplier development needs

• Act as a role model for Ethics and Compliance in day to day relationship with supplier

• Assess suppliers during tendering phase and contribute to the selection decision

• Manage/contribute to supply chain & quality aspects of the contract being responsible for On time, on Quality (and on Cost when applicable) performance This document is strictly confidential

• Manage supplier quality Approval ensure that suppliers are compliant with certifications required in coordination with relevant stakeholders

• Assess the Supplier capacity, capability & performance and contribute to the Supplier development

• Identify the supplier industrial risks and propose mitigation actions

• Work out short term recovery plans

• Initiate and manage supplier performance improvement projects,

• Report on supplier operational performance

• Apply the current associated tools to manage all activities related to supplier management


A degree in Engineering or Business Management

At least five years' experience in the space or aerospace sector

A track record of leading Quality improvement across all phases of the product lifecycle leading to reductions in the cost of Failure

Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams in the application of Root Cause Corrective Action methodologies such as 8D or similar

In depth knowledge of 6 sigma and associated tools such as FMEA and Control Plans

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal. Fluency in written and spoken English

Strong interpersonal skills

Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and with customers and suppliers

Ability to effectively present information in team meetings and design reviews as needed

(This role is based in Bournemouth)

What can we offer you?

Our employees are important to us and we strive to offer the best experience. We can offer you:

· Competitive Salary

· Private Pension Scheme

· Private Medical Insurance for you and your dependents

· Perkbox (Discount Scheme for food stores, cinema, restaurants, wellness programmes)

· Excellent opportunities for career progression and continuous professional development as well as International Mobility opportunities.

· Flexible working
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert