Supply Chain Quality Manager

Greater London, South East England
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Competitive Salary
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main)
Start Date:
Leonardo Company
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Job Description

To support Integrated Project Teams, the Procurement and Quality functions and the External Supply-Chain In identifying, scoping and implementing tangible Business Improvement Opportunities.

Key Responsibility Areas

Work in partnership with Procurement, Quality and the IPTs to ensure:

• The identification and implementation of IPT Improvement opportunities within the External Supply Chain
• Supply Chain risks and opportunities are identified, mitigated and exploited as required.
• The development and implementation of a Supplier Quality Strategy in line with IPT priorities.
• Compliance to AS9100 Revision D with particular emphasis on the Process Effectiveness (PEAR) requirements and joint internal auditing.
• The identification and delivery of internal Procurement Improvement opportunities in order to support both delivery and cost benefits.
• Development of proactive reporting to identify and drive internal and external IPT Improvement opportunities.
• Implementation of Supplier Failure Review Boards in order to drive IPT Improvement opportunities.
• Implementation of a proactive Supplier Quality Surveillance programme including maintenance of all supplier approvals.
• Support, as required, Generic Capability Reviews in the External Supply Chain.
• Support, as required, all adhoc Procurement and External Supply issues.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

• Ideally educated to Degree Level or equivalent.
• Preferably a Chartered Quality Professional.
• Experience of working within a Project Team Environment.
• Experience of proactive management of Non Conformance within the External Supply Chain.
• Experience of deploying Quality Tools and Techniques i.e. Lean, 5S, Root cause analysis, DMAIC, First Article Verifications
• Familiar with Procurement disciplines within the Defence Electronics and Manufacturing industry.
• Familiar with the requirements of AS9100 Revision D and auditing to this standard both internally and within the External Supply Chain.
• Awareness of contributing factors such as regulatory requirements for the External Supply Chain.
• Ability to identify and deliver change programmes in the External Supply Chain.
• Ability to develop pro-active reporting in order to drive and measure Business Improvements.

Intrinsic Factors

• Must be a team player and be able to work with and influence others
• Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills, with an ability to maintain credibility and influence at all levels within an organisation, as well as with external stakeholders.
• Must possess excellent presentation and communication skills, and have a demonstrable ability to articulate and develop business-wide solutions.
• Must be able to interact at all levels within the business and customer base
• Must be accurate and methodical but able to support IPT needs
• Must be keen to develop, lead by example and challenge the norm
• Must be comfortable working and influencing within an external suppliers organisation at all levels

Why join Leonardo?

At Leonardo you will enjoy a range of benefits, such as flexible working, an award-winning pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) as well as training opportunities, access to leisure facilities and an employee referral scheme.

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