Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0204933

Programme Manager- Supplier Quality

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/03/19)
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

The Role:
To provide strategic supplier quality direction and guidance for new programmes ensuring programmes achieve quality, cost and timing targets.
*To manage a team of SQ Engineers delivering quality assured parts through development, prototype, pre-production and production phases.
*This role offers the opportunity to demonstrate business improvement and measurable change through all phases of new car and facelift programmes thereby improving product quality and customer satisfaction.
*This role will lead a team working on project related supplier quality related activities.
*To deliver visible and measurable improvement of the supplier base worldwide by implementing best practice automotive quality and supply chain strategies.
*This will involve close liaison with the parent company and other companies within the group, building those relationships.
*Manage and lead programme SQ engineering team ensuring the correct resource is allocated and prioritised.
*Create activity plans and KPIs for the team, setting objectives, reviewing performance and developing competence.
*Manage PPAP, APQP, Concern resolution relating to supplied parts thorough all project phases.
*Produce regular reports including action plans for senior management.
*Manage, plan and carry out supplier assessments to support new programmes.
*Develop and agree supplier development activity plan to ensure PPM / Quality improvements targets are achieved.
*New part Introduction and supplier preparation, develop PPAP activity plan for new projects.
*Ensure all supplier visits are completed to process and any actions are taken to closure.
*Report approval status at project reviews and gateways including key issues resolution plans.
*Supplier Sourcing, interface with Purchasing Management to ensure consistent sourcing direction and consensus.

Required Skills & Experience:
Degree level or similar in a related discipline.
*Broad understanding of manufacturing processes related to automotive production.
*Technically aware and capable of interpreting manufacturing processes.
*Automotive OEM or 1st Tier Automotive supplier in a management role.
*Effective leadership and communication skills. Analytical with an attention to detail. Results focused.
*Full driving licence and a willingness to travel worldwide at short notice.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

Similar jobs
Louise Mellor
Project Leader- Infotainment Location Norwich, Norfolk Duration ongoing The Role: Work as an infotainment Project Leader...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use fircroft.com
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.