Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the quality of product and development of suppliers that supply any powertrain plant, specific to product line;
- Work with Product Line Purchasing Leader on new projects - B level to PPAP with new and existing suppliers;
- Working with the project teams to ensure flawless launch. Minimise pass through customer impacting issues by effective cross functional workshops including design change & Material Cost Improvement Process;
- Support regular project & team meetings, offering suggestions for improvements that will allow objectives and targets to be achieved and/or exceeded;
- Use standard tools and techniques for supplier development activities which ensure optimum quality is achieved;
- Visit suppliers with purchasing to conduct technical capability assessment and team feasibility reviews. Manage and co-ordinate the activities of all the responsible suppliers into Start of Production, ready to hand over to SDE team 3 months after Start of Production;
- Prioritise own workload and provide regular feedback to The Supplier Development Manager, ensuring business objectives and targets are achieved;
- Keep accurate records of supplier visits & quality status for monthly reporting. Maintain related documentation within piece part dedicated files;
- Liaise with all disciplines within the Delphi organisation to ensure conformance and schedule adherence is maintained;
- Ensure supplier nominations are the best strategic partnership for respective Delphi plants;
- Meet with suppliers at respective Delphi Plants for quality focus reviews.
- Academic qualification in quality or Engineering;
- Product Manufacturing and process knowledge;
- Understand the principles of aluminium casting & machining techniques;
- Good understanding of quality operating systems;
- Able to demonstrate the necessary skills required to run PC software such as the Management Operating System & Microsoft office & measurement techniques.
- Good team player, strong communication skills both oral and written;
- Willingness to work diligently, without supervision;
- Analytical - data driven decision making;
- English level – advanced.
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