Supplier Quality Manager

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Company :
Boston Whaler

Location :
Edgewater, New Jersey

Expiry Date :
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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It is our people behind life s passions who will make the big difference. I you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you ve found your fit. Have what it takes? Join us. Supplier Quality Manager Job Classification:Exempt Reports To:Director, Supply Chain Department:Procurement Location:Edgewater, Florida Key Working Relationships External Customers: Suppliers Internal Customers: Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Service, and Warranty Job Purpose Supplier Quality Manager provides strategic and tactical management support to the organization by overseeing the various Supplier Quality projects relating to: Supplier development activities, Corrective Actions, and reporting to maintain and improve customer satisfaction, eliminate errors and improve efficiency. As a result, the Procurement Team depends on the Supplier Quality Manager to be fully engaged with the supply base to ensure that direct purchased materials meet all performance specification requirements to eliminate line downs, recalls, or other quality failures resulting in customer dissatisfaction. Job Accountabilities and Performance Criteria for the Supplier Quality Manager include: Tactical Supplier Quality: 30% Supplier Relationship Management: 20% Project Management: 20% Leadership: 15% Continuous Process Improvement: 15% Job_Accountabilities_And_Performance_Criteria Tactical Supplier Quality: 30% Demonstrated_Behaviors_Should_Include_The_Ability_To_Effectively Independently, and in collaboration with assigned suppliers within the supply base, process and execute quality activities. Maintain effective business communications/relationships with suppliers and internal customers to understand any quality impacts to production to proactively disseminate relevant information to all stakeholders and meet customer expectations and business requirements. * Serve as a consultative resource and collaborative partner to both customers and suppliers to ensure all needs and expectations are understood and addressed * Coordination of new product introduction supplier quality activities including prioritization of work, supplier assessments/audits, PPAP, FMEA, etc. * Management of the containment and remediation process if supplier quality issues occur * Review Corrective Action submissions to verify root cause analysis is complete and measures are taken to eliminate future reoccurrence, as needed * Respond to customer inquiries in a timely, accurate and consultative manner Novice Beginner Intermediate Advanced Expert Supplier Relationship Management: 20% Demonstrated_Behaviors_Should_Include_The_Ability_To_Effectively Independently pilot the Supplier Quality Team in the quality aspects of Supplier Relationship Management by establishing and executing strategic quality strategies, fostering effective business communications/relationships with suppliers and effectively measuring supplier performance to encourage less variation in vital process inputs while supporting ongoing production to meet customer expectations and business requirements. * Rationalize the supply base to include family/supplier segmentation to understand the overall quality impact of suppliers while ensuring supplier quality development efforts are targeting those areas needing improvement o Provide quality performance data as required to enable the assessment of past performance, ensure continued efficiency and identify continuous improvement opportunities o Identify At-Risk suppliers and employ quality strategies them to prevent production of defective products * Manage suppliers which includes: o A well-defined strategic supplier quality development process in conjunction with commodity and supplier plans o An effective supplier performance and review process * Manage the supplier relationship which includes: o Information sharing and transparency o Trust building o Equitable joint efforts collaboration and mutual trust * Develop Supplier Quality Engineer/Supplier understanding of SRM which includes: o Surveys to ID obstacles/barriers to performance o A commitment of resources on both sides to improve the relationship o Continuous improvement efforts for both process and product applications * Measure and Manage Supplier Performance through the use of a balanced scorecard Novice Beginner Intermediate Advanced Expert Project Management: 20% Demonstrated_Behaviors_Should_Include_The_Ability_To_Effectively Facilitate close communication regarding program/project tasks related to the Supplier Quality process to all project members, identify opportunities or threats to project deliverables and coordinate Supplier Quality risk mitigation strategy and implementation plans. * Secure Brunswick s competitive advantage by protecting confidential information, as guided by a thorough understanding of with whom and when information may be shared * Demonstrate a high level of personal integrity, credibility and trust to enable proactive communications and build stakeholder trust * Develop and maintain effective business relationships to include technical support that ensure proactive discussion and communication of emerging issues and current concerns occur across all project stakeholders * Utilize various project management tools and templates to manage and communicate data related to supplier quality activities Novice Beginner Intermediate Advanced Expert Leadership: 15% Demonstrated_Behaviors_Should_Include_The_Ability_To_Effectively Passionately lead fellow employees by communicating the vision, engaging employees and empowering them to become change agents who are prepared and able to successfully lead the organization forward to embrace the future. * Focus on people and inspire trust by not just doing things right, but by doing the right things * Provide employees with performance and development assessments that provide definition to their purpose, nurture their skills, develop their talent and reward results * Inspire and motivate people by living out the organization s vision i their everyday business encounters Novice Beginner Intermediate Advanced Expert Continuous Process Improvement: 15% Demonstrated_Behaviors_Should_Include_The_Ability_To_Effectively Independently and/or in collaboration with internal and external working partners, define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes, programs and supplier performance to effectively, efficiently and proactively achieve strategic business initiatives and/or key performance indicators. * Manage projects necessary to execute continuous improvement plans in accordance with the commodity strategy Novice Beginner Intermediate Advanced Expert Job_Competency_Requirements