Supplier Quality Manager

International Permanent
  • Dynamic team
  • Growing business

About Our Client

An innovative automotive manufacturer who are looking to strengthen their leadership team

Job Description

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Strong team management throughout the life cycle of parts.

Experienced in:

  • Team leadership, coaching, mentoring, supporting and challenging your team within suppliers and commodity teams.
  • Support the creation of quality and business strategy.
  • Resource and recruitment planning and management.
  • Creating development and training plans for continuous improvement of team members
  • Monitor individual team member performance through regular 1x1 reviews, mid and end of year appraisals.
  • Deputise for Senior Manager as required.
  • Proactive top-down communication when relevant at the appropriate level.
  • Support the team with supplier selection when required.
  • Ensure new part introduction through APQP methods or equivalent is completed in a timely manner to meet customer and business objectives.
  • Managing the team to deliver PPAP in a timely manner.
  • Supplier performance monitoring to drive continuous improvement.

Support and coach team members in problem solving activities for chronic and complex issues through structured techniques and Quality Tools.

Support and coach team members in concern resolution across multiple suppliers to ensure robust timely closure.

A key influencing member within commodity teams to deliver Quality.

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven experience of leading, coaching, mentoring, supporting and challenging teams
  • Knowledge of Quality management tools and techniques
  • Experienced problem solver
  • The ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver and thrive in an ever-changing and dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional team meetings to define clear improvement action plans and close-out in a timely manner.
  • High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques
  • Degree in an engineering subject or equivalent.
  • Member of appropriate professional body.

What's on Offer

£Attractive + benefits

Ruth Hancock
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6023

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Ruth Hancock
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6023
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