Supplier Development Manager

Supplier Development Manager

 

Department:                Quality Assurance   

Reports To:                   Senior Quality Manager

FLSA Status:                  Exempt                                                                                          

Customary Days:          Monday through Friday

                                               

                                     

 

Position Summary

The Supplier Development Manager is responsible for managing the supply base through direct reports to ensure the suppliers are in compliance to PSI’s Supplier Quality Policy and requirements. 

 

Essential Duties &

Responsibilities

 

 

 

·  Oversee the Product Part Approval Process (PPAP) and audit program with the supply base. 

·  Communicate and work cooperatively with customers and suppliers to ensure products and services exceed customer expectations.

·  Lead external audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audit finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventative actions.

·  Facilitate disciplined problem solving (i.e. Global 8D) with suppliers and direct reports on all quality issues.  Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventative actions.

·  Responsible for supplier continual improvement activities to drive down PPM.

·  Initiate debits with suppliers.

·  Maintain and communicate supplier scorecard.

 

Job

Requirements

 

Education and/or Experience

·     Bachelor’s Degree in Technology, Engineering or a related field. 

·     Minimum 10 years experience working in a quality assurance function with OEM and automotive suppliers utilizing the AIAG core requirements: PPAP, APQP, FMEA, MSA, and SPC.

·     Thorough understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) required.

·     Background in supplier development/management and experience working with or for a tier automotive supplier.

·     ISO and/or auditor experience.

·     SSGB or SSBB certification preferred.

·     ASQ CQE, CQM, or CQA preferred.

·     Problem solving experience utilizing Global 8D, Six Sigma, etc.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

·     Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

·  Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.

·     Communicate effectively both verbally and in written form.

·     Strong problem solving skills.

·     Ability to collaborate within all levels of the organization.

 

 

Language

Skills

 

 

·    Ability to read and speak English proficiently. 

 

 

Physical Demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

·     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 

·     The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. 

·     The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

·     Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range.

·     At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.

·     Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding).

 

 

Work Environment 

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

·     Internal office space.

·     Assembly line and machine shop environment.

·     The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Submit Resume’ To: chris.colwell@psiengines.com

 

 

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