-Implement the Supplier Development Process in the area of responsibility
-Support both local and global needs in screening suppliers, program launch requirements (APQP), and series delivery under the direction of the Global Supplier Development Director and as determined necessary by BU and RU requirements.
-Manage the development of supplier capabilities to meet BW requirements. Conducts periodic and special surveys of subcontractors' facilities and manufacturing processes to determine adequacy and capability of quality control and ability to comply with complete quality specifications. (including all levels of supply base).
-Coordinate technical reviews and assessments with suppliers when required. Review quality problems with engineering personnel and directs action required to correct defects at the supplier.
-Drive performance improvements to the established objectives at Suppliers. Develop and implement quality initiatives to improve cost, reduce PPM's, CPM’s, and improve 8D response times.
5-7 plus years of experience in SCM, Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Design Engineering, or related discipline.
Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar
7 years+ work experience in an electronics environment
Six Sigma Green Belt (required); Black Belt (preferred)
Lean Manufacturing Background (preferred)
C.Q.E. Certified Quality Engineer or national equivalent is a preferred certification.
Experience working effectively in global teams, multiple cultures and languages.