Lead the team of Supplier Quality Engineers to contain and resolve supplier quality issues in the factory and then at the supplier; protecting the production line utilising 8D methodology.
Lead the Inbound Quality Audit team to pro-actively protect the production lines; assuring that supplier components meet Caterpillar specifications.
Run the Material Distribution Centre to efficiently process scrap and non-conforming material.
Champion the Cost Of Poor Quality recovery process ensuring charges associated with supplier non-conforming material are documented and presented to Purchasing.
Report to the leadership and senior management teams on significant Supplier Quality related issues e.g. quality holds
Degree-level of education
Extensive Manufacturing, Engineering, or Purchasing experience
Demonstrated ability to lead change
Specifically an Engineering or Business Degree
Vocational Quality qualification
Previous supervisory experience
Automotive Manufacturing, Engineering, or Purchasing experience