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Sr. Manager - Supplier Quality

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details:

Title: Sr. Manager - Supplier Quality
Location: Brooklyn, NY or Deer Park, NY
Shift: M-F Days - Hybrid work schedule with 2-3 days/week in office.
Compensation: $156K - $234K base salary, depending on experience, plus STIP bonus.
Benefits: Comprehensive corporate benefits includes Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Plans, 401(k) after 60 days of service with 50% company match on first 8% after 1 year of service, Profit Sharing Plan after 1 year of service, PTO and Paid Holidays.
Travel: Up to 30% max (both domestic and international) - primarily domestic to start and less travel over time.
Vaccine Requirement: No corporate vaccination policy.

Position Description:
This is a new position within the Supply Chain/Global Sourcing organization. As a key member of the Global Sourcing organization's leadership team, reporting to the Director of Global Sourcing, the Senior Manager of Supplier Quality will be responsible for developing and executing a supplier quality vision and strategy that will drive best practices and a culture of quality across the entirety of global supply base, ensuring the company's quality standards are maintained at all times. In this highly visible role, you will build and lead a global team (evaluate current SQ function/org and make recommendations on FTE needs) that will collaborate with our Suppliers, as well as our Engineering, Quality & Reliability, Manufacturing, Product Management, and Supply Chain teams to support the company's commitment to meet our customer's requirements, exceed their expectations, and continuously improve every day!

--- Drive best practices across supply base which emphasize continuous improvement with a focus on preventing defects at the root level and variability / waste reduction
--- Implement strategies and processes to drive supplier performance improvement
--- Address and resolve supplier quality issues with a sense of urgency ensuring interim containment as appropriate, root causes are identified, and corrective actions are implemented and validated effective.
--- Rapidly synthesize, assess, and communicate quality findings to senior leaders as required to ensure appropriate level of visibility
--- Develop, maintain, and enforce quality policies, procedures, standards, and controls across supply base
--- Effectively collaborate with Quality / Reliability teams and Daughter Companies globally to align on needs, priorities, and quality roadmaps
--- Develop and lead effective supplier quality activities across our supply base such as Quality Improvement Plans (QIP) and new/existing supplier audits
--- Support the Strategic Sourcing team on new and sustaining supply base initiatives
--- Support new product initiatives by ensuring supplier capabilities meet our required quality standards
--- Ensure all major suppliers to have an effective Quality Management System capable of supporting our quality requirements
--- Ongoing development of our process capabilities (Supplier qualification / onboarding, product qualification, non-conforming material, process audits, etc)
--- Implementation of appropriate quality tools across our supply base (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, etc)
--- Meet or exceed annual supplier quality objectives as agreed upon with management
--- Issue regular and detailed reporting to management on key quality metrics and other areas as required
--- Maintain clear, effective, and regular communication at all levels within the company
--- Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal / external stakeholders
--- Preparing, managing, and ensuring adherence to, the Supplier Quality budget and forecasts
--- As the leader of this team you will hire, train, continually develop, and motivate a global team of 3-6 supplier quality professionals
--- Set department and individual objectives / KPI's and review and assess ongoing performance of team
--- You will manage and assign workloads and resolve resource conflicts to ensure company objectives and internal / external customers are fully supported
--- A Bachelor's degree or higher in supply chain, engineering, manufacturing, science, technical, or similar field
--- 8+ years of overall work experience related to the responsibilities noted above (or similar)
--- Strong understanding of best practices, concepts, and tools within the quality function and the ability to coach, educate, and implement them
--- Experience in eliminating supplier quality issues within a manufacturing operation as well as implementing effective supplier control processes that meet ISO 9001, AS9100, and strict corporate standards
--- Proficiency in managing and/or leading multi-location, cross-functional, global projects and initiatives
--- Strong knowledge and experience in developing and leading high performing global teams and processes directly and/or indirectly
--- Familiarity with Bills of Materials and broad knowledge and/or exposure to diverse kinds of manufacturing processes and electrical, electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical components and sub-assemblies
--- A passion for collaboration, a commitment to continuous improvement, and a strong customer focus with a bias to over communicating
--- Cross-functional experience at the interfaces of quality, engineering/technology, operations, sourcing, and finance
--- Competency in problem solving, planning, and decision making
--- Strong oral, written, and presentation skills with the ability to influence using data, risk/benefit analysis, and your skills in fostering relationships and building trust
--- Understanding of Six Sigma / Lean skills a plus

Company Description:
Our client designs, manufactures and distributes integrated circuits, modules, and sub-systems for high performance radio frequency (RF) and microwave applications. With design, sales, and manufacturing locations in over 30 countries, the company's products are used in a range of wired and wireless communications applications. Our products are also used in detection, measurement and imaging applications, including military communication, guidance and electronic countermeasure systems, commercial, scientific, military land, sea and aircraft, automotive systems, medical systems, and industrial test equipment.

Our client sells products to over 20,000 customers globally through our direct sales force, applications engineering staff, sales representatives, as well as through our extensive website.

Our client has a reputation for quality and a very loyal customer base. They are experiencing steady growth with an emphasis on New Product Introduction, continuous improvement and customer service. Over the past 2 years, they have been transforming their Supply Chain Organization to best service their clients and this growth. As a company, they have a strong entrepreneurial culture, with an emphasis on communication and collaboration, and they reward their employees for individual and team success. They are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Supplier Quality leader and cross-functional team player, who can effectively take ownership, build/maintain strong relationships, and evaluate/expand/manage a global team of SQEs to a higher level of performance. Beyond experience, if you have the character, integrity and entrepreneurial spirit to anticipate needs/problems and proactively drive solutions, and are looking for a company where you can continue to advance your career, look no further than this company!

Keywords: Orion Talent, New York , Sr. Manager - Supplier Quality, Accounting, Auditing , Brooklyn, New York

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