Manager Supplier Development

The Adecco Group NA is working with a global TIER 1 Automotive Manufacturer that has established a long tradition of serving Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Tier One customers with ingenuity and flexibility. As a result of a promotion there is an immediate opening for a Supplier Development Manager. This role will maitian integritity with current and new suppliers throughout North America.

Job Description

Approve supplier changes, manufacturing processes, and quality systems
Partner with suppliers to improve quality performance
Support each division and supply base through containment, root cause analysis, and long-term corrective actions during critical delivery or quality issues
Monitor and report supplier performance (KPIs), quality issues, development actions and performance evaluations
Ensure suppliers obtain or maintain applicable certifications (i.e. IATF 16949, CQI9, etc.)
Identify and assess the launch of the clients supply partners in alignment with their global sourcing strategy
Coordinate Supplier Development resources to insure new program launches adhere to supplier APQP processes
Support supplier PPAP
Report findings and opportunities for improvement and verify effective closure of findings

Preferred Skills

Candidates that wish to apply for the Supplier Development Manager opening should have--

Minimum of ten (10) years of Supply Chain, Supplier Development, Quality, or Operations experience in automotive components
Process areas of special emphasis include castings, forgings, heat treat, precision machining, injection/blow molding, spline forming (pressing, rolling, broaching), painting, and assembly
Good understanding of statistics, especially related to process capability and gage/measurement system validation
Six Sigma certification a plus
Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

Candidates should also be coming out of a TIER 1 or OEM who have been to their clients and have been supporting plant issues. Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving, Process Control Measurement Analysis, Lead Audit experience are some of the key skills used in this role.

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