The Supplier Quality Manager provides general supervision and technical guidance to the Supplier Quality Assurance team, within a business unit. Ensures all supplier products and services meet both external and internal requirements, including legal compliance and customer expectations. Plans and directs supplier quality assurance activities and implements supplier quality control policies. Works collaboratively with the Procurement organization to ensure procured parts are delivered in conformance with all contractually flowed down requirement in accordance with acknowledged delivery schedule. This position is responsible to ensuring all site suppliers have deployed the necessary quality systems to be compliant with Meggitt, customer and regulatory requirements. This position also leads preventive and corrective actions associated with supplier parts and performance.
Job Core Responsibilities
Leads supplier development strategy by designing control plans and metrics for supplier performance.
Monitors supplier processes and products to assure compliant product based on the defined metrics and ensure green supplier scorecards.
Oversees supplier qualification and validation audits. Co-ordinates on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of corrective actions of supplier quality issues and the implementation of control plans flowed to suppliers.
Ensures Meggitt requirements are effectively flowed down to suppliers.
Acts as a liaison between engineering and suppliers to promote design for manufacturability for buy parts.
Evaluates workload requirements and delegates assignments to supplier quality engineers and inspectors to ensure procured parts and services are compliant with requirements.
Works with purchasing function to establish and communicate quality requirements to external suppliers and ensure timely delivery of compliant parts to production.
Ensures that supplier manufacturing or production systems and processes satisfy Meggit’s and Meggitt’s customer's requirements as applicable.
Collaborates with suppliers in problem-solving and suggests methods for improving product quality, design, and/or manufacturing processes based on lean six sigma practices.
Ensures supplied part failure analyses, corrective, and preventative actions are accomplished efficiently and effectively.
Manages and leads the SQEs and receiving inspection team with regards to recruitment, training, development, appraisal, attendance, and daily supervision to optimize productivity.
Other responsibilities as assigned
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics with a strong knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Master’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics preferred.
Years Experience: min 7 years of relevant experience
Strong ability to lead, plan, and direct the Supplier Quality Engineering and Inspection teams.
Demonstrated quality assurance expertise, and ability to improve products or services by applying professional and technical knowledge.
Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize with changing situations.
Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems.
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools
Familiar with technical procedures, standards, and engineering-related documents.
Strong background in six sigma tools and methodologies (i.e., lean, Kaizen, Design of Experiments (DOE), Measurement System Analysis(MSA), Failure Mode Effects Analysis(FMEA), Statistical Process Control(SPC), etc.).
Project management experience, experience with AS9100, and AS9102.
This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Internal Number: 40363
About Meggitt Safety Systems, Inc. - Simi Valley, CA
Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.