Materials Compliance and Supplier Quality Specialist - PAMA

Stonehouse Permanent
  • Client is a customer-​focused, globally leading business
  • Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package offered

About Our Client

"ABB, a distinguished UK employer for three consecutive years, is a key player in the Pressure and Measurement Analytics business sector. ABB is a driving force in the global technology landscape, dedicated to advancing societal and industrial transformation for a more efficient and sustainable future. By seamlessly integrating software with our electrification, robotics, automation, and motion solutions, ABB consistently pushes the boundaries of technology, elevating performance to unprecedented levels. With a rich history spanning over 130 years, our remarkable accomplishments are achieved through the commitment of around 105,000 highly skilled professionals spread across more than 100 countries."

Job Description

🌍 Material Compliance Lead

Ensure compliance with EU (RoHS, REACH, WEEE) and U.S. (TSCA) standards for local production. 🏭 Operational Supplier Quality Management: On/off-site management, ensuring full execution of supplier qualification and development. πŸ”§ Corrective/Preventive Actions: Drive actions with suppliers based on maturity and performance. πŸ“ˆ Support/Improve Supplier KPIs: Work with SCM team to enhance supplier quality performance.

πŸ”„ Material Compliance Focus

Initially concentrate on compliance, gradually moving into Supplier Quality. πŸ“Š Regular Reporting: Update on material compliance status, supplier risk mitigation, and facilitate supplier product development. πŸš€ Training/Awareness: Develop and share knowledge of Material Regulations, coach on using dashboards and platforms for data retrieval.

πŸ” Compliance Review

Check local product compliances via dashboard, identify gaps, coordinate with teams (Product Management, R&D, QA, SCM) to resolve issues. πŸ“‹ SOC Preparation: Prepare Statement of Conformity for customers/regulatory bodies, validate with stakeholders.

🏒 Supplier Quality Management

Validate supplier quality systems and process quality. πŸ“ PPAP and Surveillance: Drive supplier parts/materials approval, conduct product surveillance at manufacturing sites. 🚨 Quality Issue Reaction: Support rapid response to supply issues (quality, delivery, non-conformance), prepare claims.

🀝 Procurement Collaboration

Work with Procurement to improve supplier qualification process, including training materials. πŸ‘₯ Supplier Assessments: Lead assessments, drive corrective/preventive actions based on supplier performance.

The Successful Applicant

🎯 Ideal Candidate Profile:

πŸŽ“ Education: Degree in Science, Manufacturing, or Engineering (or HNC/HND). Lead Auditor qualification. 🌟 Experience: Minimum 3 years in manufacturing. Experience in material compliance and/or supplier quality management preferred.

πŸ’‘ Skills

  • Strong knowledge of SAP and BoM structures.
  • Proficient in project management and reporting.
  • Lean 6-Sigma Green Belt desirable.

πŸ‘₯ Teamwork

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to coordinate effectively with Product Management, R&D, QA, SCM.

πŸ“ˆ Quality Focus

  • Skilled in managing operational supplier quality.
  • Expertise in material compliance (RoHS, REACH, WEEE, TSCA).
  • Competent in supplier qualification and development processes.

πŸ” Analytical Skills

  • Attention to detail, accurate and disciplined.
  • Aptitude for identifying gaps in compliance and resolving issues.

πŸ”„ Adaptability

  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated.
  • Completer-finisher with a proactive approach.

πŸ“Š Reporting

  • Proficiency in regular reporting and use of Supplier Quality Management tools.
  • Skilled in preparing compliance statements and handling supplier assessments.

πŸš€ Leadership

  • Ability to drive corrective and preventive actions with suppliers.
  • Strong in training and raising awareness about material regulations.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« Training

  • Capable of developing and sharing knowledge on material regulations.
  • Skilled in coaching others on using dashboards and data retrieval platforms.

πŸ”§ Problem-Solving

  • Quick response capability to supply issues related to quality, deliveries, and non-conforming products.
  • Experienced in preparing claims cases when necessary.

What's on Offer

🌟 ABB Offer for the Right Candidate:

πŸ’· Competitive Salary

Attractive base salary with a strong bonus potential. πŸ“ˆ Bonus Scheme: Performance-linked bonuses aligning with company and individual achievements.

🏦 Pension Benefits

Matched pension contributions of up to 10%. πŸ›‘οΈ Life Assurance: Up to 6 times the salary in life assurance coverage.

πŸ“Š Company Share Scheme

Opportunity to invest in ABB through a company share scheme. 🌈 Diverse Workforce: Commitment to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

πŸ† Top Employer Recognition

Recognised as a Top 25 employer for three consecutive years.

πŸ“š Career Progression

Opportunities for advancement with a range of available training courses.

🌱 Continuous Learning

Access to various training and development courses to support career growth. πŸ”„ Work-Life Balance: Focus on employee wellbeing and work-life balance.

πŸš€ Dynamic Environment

Work in a dynamic, innovative environment with a forward-thinking team. 🌐 Global Opportunities: Potential for global exposure and diverse work experiences within the company.

John Lamond
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Phone number
+44 7815016474

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
John Lamond
Consultant phone
+44 7815016474
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