Focus is on QA experience, good knowledge on 6 Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, SPC (Statistical Process Control), MSA (Measurement System Analysis), VCA (Value Chain Analysis), familiarity on IS) 9000, TS 16949, ISO 14001, etc. Skills :
Quality, supplier development, audits, problem solving / trouble shooting, etc. Accountabilities / Major end results : The jobholder increases Supply Chain efficiency & overall customer satisfaction thanks to Continuous Improvement Plans (CIP) driven by measurable & agreed co. QCD targets :
To improve quality level and reliability,
To achieve top level delivery performances,
To improve significantly supplier’s productivity & global cost,
To reduce production & administrative flows and delivery lead-times.
Contributes to improved company internal & external Procurement processes
Contribute to extended Supply Chain integration
Ensure application of harmonized best practices Main activities :
Following the guidelines and strategy and objectives of the co. in the context of Supply Chain improvement and Source objectives :
To implement a standard methodology for new product introduction ensuring that at entry into the industrialisation phase the manufacturing process, is capable in terms of Quality, On Time Delivery, and Capacity for current and planned Aircraft build rates.
Manage Supply Chain improvement and value creation projects, and organise synergies.
Use harmonised supply chain processes, practices, methods, tools and records among the co.’s entities for the whole Supplier base and encompassing the total life cycle from pre-
qualification phase to serial deliveries, and Supplier Quality problem solving for aircraft in service.
To successfully lead the Business change in the co.s Supply Chain at Suppliers and co.s interface by :
Establishing the most accurate & value-added diagnoses of a Supply Chain
Proposing a Single Voice’ approach to the supply base,
Ensuring the co. Procurement strategy & policy is well implemented by Suppliers
Drive KPI’s implementation
Closing the gap between current Supply Chain performance and co. targets.
Ensure that Supplier’s process and procedures satisfy the Quality standards (Qualification, ) & statutory bodies / authorities (eg QA, JAR, ).
To define and deploy Supplier Chain Gap closure initiatives by :
Supervising initiative planning & progress (milestones, deliverables, ),
Managing co.’s & supplier’s actions involved,
Leading co.’s and Supplier progress / performance reviews Major problems to be solved in the position :
Provide robust continuous improvement in the global supply chain to secure sustained performance and mitigate supply chain risks within the following areas.
Supply Chain performance QCD
New Product introduction / Product transfer.
Rate ramp up. Educational qualifications :
Engineering graduate from a leading Engineering College preferable with Business School.
Recognized 6 Sigma and Lean manufacturing
Good understanding and knowhow of all elements of lean manufacturing or good understanding and know of 6 Sigma
Good practical understanding of project management and advanced Quality Planning
Good practical understanding of Risk management Professional skills :
6 to 10 years Experience in the manufacturing industry, preferably A&D / Automotives
Root cause analysis and countermeasures
To operate with a high degree of independence whilst working within the supply chain
Good communicate skills to influence decision making with suppliers / internal customers
Knowledge of lean / 6 Sigma
Outstanding Program Management Skills
International / multi functional team experience
Fluency in English. Additional advantage of French language. Behavioural skills :
Pragmatic, Persuasive, Cultural awareness, Tenacity
Open to change and team worker
Process and bottom line oriented
Decisiveness and accountability
Innovative Location :