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Manager Supplier Performance and Quality

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Safran Cabin Purchasing Huntington Beach , California , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 5 years
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Job Description

1. Purchasing strategy definition & implementation support
• Support Purchasing Team on preparing Risk analysis summary prior to Supplier Selection Committee (SSC)
• Participate in Supplier Selection Committee and be the voice of supplier performance to ensure

2. Risk Mitigation
• Evaluate the level of supplier risk, define and deploy the associated monitoring plans, including to support the ramp-up / down phases and the introduction of new products / dual source implementation
• Establish annual risk monitoring plan with cross-functional team (procurement, purchasing, and technique).
• Follow its deployment and measure its effectiveness
• Ensure Rate Readiness Assessment (RRA) process deployment at supplier to validate the ability to achieve future aircraft rate and identify production bottlenecks several years in advance. Drive capacity adjustment (investment, process qualification, recruitment) at supplier

3. Crisis Management
• Lead the escalation process; in case of top level escalation directly pilot activities D4 to D8 of the 8D
• Establish and manage crisis cell to address supplier's performance drop
• Establish with internal stakeholders crisis resolution action plan and follow action plan on a daily basis

4. Supplier performance continuous improvement
• Support supplier maturity upgrading plans and promote best practices (MRPII, QRQC, 8D, AMDEC, SPC, etc.); support suppliers in the implementation of progress plans in line with SLS objectives and customer requirements

5. Supplier Quality Management
• Manage and develop the quality standard
• Review Quality events trends and Quality monitoring audits performed to assess Quality Risks and ensure improvement plans are in place
• Manage supplier approvals, ensure that quality requirements are taken into account by suppliers & internal SLS Teams

6. Suppliers Performance measurement and analysis
• Schedule regular and executive performance reviews with suppliers. Monitor their progress towards the targets. Obtain suppliers management commitment of adequate resources to support performance recovery. Facilitate improvements internally and at suppliers to foster Supplier Performance with Safran Cabin. Implement relevant KPI's across the Cabin branch and in coordination with the respective Safran Cabin supplier performance/ quality managers, supervisors, buyers, quality groups.
• Analyze the logistics and quality performance of suppliers and quantifies the quality (NQC) and logistics (LD) compensation (scorecard) based on the measurements carried out by the supplier and SQF (Supplier Quality Flow)

7. Perform all other duties as assigned

Complementary Description

The Manager, Supplier Performance and Quality manages the North American Supplier Performance Managers & Supplier Quality Engineers team. Define the improvement strategy and implement the subsequent roadmap to support corporate and divisional objectives jointly with Safran Cabin SPM / SQA Director. Ensure Safran SPM & SQA process deployment. Manage the operational performance of suppliers and ensure the monitoring & development of suppliers. Support a customer-driven philosophy within the supplier performance organization that fosters operational excellence, Lean mentality, continuous improvement, and best practice.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: 7+ year's proven experience in Supply Chain/Purchasing or Supplier quality Production

Knowledge & Skills:
Computer:
• Excel: ability to use complex formulas, pivot tables
• PowerPoint. can make clear and concise presentation

Technical Skill:
• Knowledge of production planning and supply chain principles
• Proficiency in the use of quality tools (8D, Lean-6 Sigma)

Soft Skill:
• Ability to work closely with various sections (Finance, HR, Sales Admin, Operations) to provide operational analysis and planning support
• Communication: ability to effectively communicate at Senior Management Level (Supplier and Safran)
• Result Driven: ability to focus on target and not get disturbed by high flow of information and multiple stakeholders
• Team Leadership
• Coaching & Mentoring
• Long term vision to establish strategic action plan

Others:
• Flexibility to manage business trips and communicate with oversea sites in different time zones

Specificity of the job

* Traveling may be required

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5701 Bolsa Ave CA 92647

Huntington Beach

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