Supplier Quality Manager

Plymouth, Michigan

Post Date: 06/21/2017 Job ID: 4498 Industry: Engineering & Technical

JOB OPPORTUNITY
DESCRIPTION: Supplier Quality Manager
PAY GRADE: 7
REPORTING TO: Director of Quality
LOCATION: Plymouth, Michigan
POSTED: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
APPLICATION
DUE DATE: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Own and lead the Supplier Quality performance metrics for Magna Lighting;
? Drive quarterly goals to meet objectives. Create and maintain Performance KPI’ s;
? Ensure Supplier process controls meet reliability and capability levels;
? Manage Supplier PPAP process, including yearly re-certification and record retention;
? Manage all Supplier related containment activities, through Supplier Quality Engineers;
? Ensure adherence to Policies and Procedures (Job Element Sheets, TS requirements, etc.);
? Effective, timely communication with Suppliers on issues regarding their product quality;
? Own and lead monthly Supplier Performance Reviews for poor performing Suppliers and monitor corrective actions assigned;
? Conduct Supplier audits as required, following Manga Supplier Audit Process;
? Participate in continuous improvement activities for Production related to Supplier components;
? Participate in pre-launch program reviews with regards to design and specifications required;
? Monitor and drive timely closure of Supplier generated Engineering Change Requests;
? Hold accountable Supplier Quality Engineers to lead effective, timely closure of Supplier DMN' s through to disposition and financial recovery;
? Participate and lead root cause analysis as required in warranty returns caused by purchased part, follow up communication with Suppliers and provide analysis of data as required;
? Manage Supplier performance records in Supply Web;
? Hold accountable Supplier Quality Engineers to manage internal line rejections caused by purchased components through to DMN closure driving corrective actions and analyzing trends;
? Drive product improvement based on internal line rejects and returns from OEM and Warranty;
? Meet all Commitments – confront and escalate issues in a timely manner;
? Coordinate with divisional Quality Managers in solidifying Supplier Quality Engineers activities related to Quality of purchased components;
? Hold Supplier Quality Engineers accountable to divisional Quality Managers;
? Assist site Program Managers during Program Launch on Purchased Components Quality resolution, conducting run @ rate and ensuring Supplier on time PPAP through site Supplier Quality Engineers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
? Degree/ Diploma in a technical field required;
? Minimum of 5 years quality experience required preferably in an automotive manufacturing environment;
? Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Manager/ Leader role is preferred.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
? Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point;
? Strong planning/ organizational skills;
? Strong presentation skills;
? Self-starter with the ability to prioritize many different tasks and meet deadlines;
? Effective verbal and written communication skills of the English Language;
? Strong analytical/ problem-solving skills;
? Excellent interpersonal skills;
? Excellent time-management skills;
? Ability to gather and analyze information;
? Ability to work independently and also as part of a team;
? Ability to adapt to different situations;
? Aptitude for working with numbers with a high degree of accuracy;
? Knowledge of design output, metrology and instrumentation concepts;
? Possess a strong understanding of core tools (APQP, SPC, MSA, FMEA, PPAP);
? Proficient in Business Operating Systems (TS16949, IMDS, QSI, Supply Web, Trans4M;
? Strong leadership skills to coordinate cost inputs from various sources and drive continual improvement within the department;
? Strong leadership skill to lead and hold accountable a team of Supplier Quality Engineers on site, and remotely in offsite divisions;
Physical Demands – Normal amount of sitting and standing; Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor; Ability to work at a computer workstation; Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach. Required to carry out job duties and responsibilities in a work environment that may include, but is not limited to, varying levels of noise and/or temperature. Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.
This position will require a certain amount of training both in-house and off-site. The person who accepts the position will be expected to follow a learning curve with continuous development. We will be accepting resumes from qualified applicants for this position from both within Autosystems and outside the company.
As part of the selection process, various testing will take place to target the personal attributes required in the role.
Further details on the job responsibilities, requirements may be obtained from Mo Monavvari.
If you are interested, please respond in confidence with a resume to Mario Blazo by January 31, 2017.

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