Lead Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering
Posted 12/28/2017 10:51:32 AM
Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale
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Role Summary: Drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementation. Select suppliers through qualification processes. Own supplier results, drive improvements utilizing supplier scorecards. Own supplier audits, ensuring compliance, and driving improvement plans where needed. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of purchasing and sourcing concepts and principles in the own part of the function. Strong knowledge of purchasing concepts in order to help drive supplier performance.
In this role you will :
Includes both Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development
Includes supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence
SQEs have various levels of differentiation which are related to level of technical understanding of engineering drawings and ability to manage vendors
Negotiate the best commercial and technical package for procurement requirements
Work with allocated key suppliers to improve On Time Delivery and Quality statistics to target levels
Communicates across direct organization
Presents to senior leaders (EB and SEB) in specific purchasing space and on cross functional teams on how purchasing contributes to overall strategy
Assists in the continuous development of the Procurement function towards best practice
Identify and deliver value-adding opportunities from the supply chain
Advises Functional managers or other Functions regarding approaches, processes and procedures in the own field
Has a role as a project leader of medium sized projects or is a major contributor to bigger projects
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
A minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Proven analytical and organizational ability
Materials sciences background
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