Netherlands, Son

Corporate Supplier Quality Manager

As an Corporate Supplier Quality Manager you will play a major role in elevating  of Quality of our extensive supply chain in high-tech. You will be working for our headquarters in Son. You will have a  key role in the improving quality of our strategic suppliers and setting up the systems and processes with the Supplier Quality engineers across our locations. So are you looking for a varied job in high-tech, where you keep learning new technologies and have the chance to grow personally and professionally? Then apply immediately for the  Corporate Supplier Quality Manager and join our team.

Summary

Location
Netherlands, Son
Educational background
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in (industrial) engineering or industrial management
Job area
Engineering & Technology
Remote
Flexible hours & option to work from home (two days a week)
Work experience
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
Employment type
Fulltime

This is how you make impact as a Corporate Supplier Quality Manager

As a Supplier Quality Manager, you will hold a key position within our global QESH department and reporting to the Global Quality & EHS Director. In this position you’ll be a business partner for the corporate Procurement Director and support the category managers in Supplier Quality contracting, addressing structural Quality issues and running improvement programs across suppliers and Neways functions.

You are responsible for the Supplier audit program and Supplier Quality complaints process. Ensure suppliers learn from Quality issues, prevent recurrence and raise their capabilities towards VDA 6.3 Automotive standards. Together with the Supplier Quality engineers you’ll manage the customer relations and their improvement plans with the goal to continuously increase their Quality awareness and performance.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Actively engage with the different locations and suppliers through regular meetings, visits, field observations.
  • Mature the Supplier Quality processes, systems and functional lead the Supplier Quality engineering competence across the sites.
  • Drive continuous improvement of the top strategic suppliers.
  • Assess and approve new suppliers, ensuring they meet the Quality standards.
  • Set and roll-out supplier Quality agreements with suppliers.
  • Plan and perform supplier (process) audits, report action plans and follow-up and close countermeasures.
  • Identify and execute Quality improvement projects across the sites and functions
  • Monitor supplier performance, track key metrics and proactively initiate investigations or improvements towards suppliers.
  • Design & provide training/workshops/coaching sessions internally and externally.

This is what we offer you as a Corporate Supplier Quality Manager

An appealing salary tailored to your skills and experience, complemented by an 8% vacation pay. What really sets this job apart is a challenging position in a dynamic and healthy development project-oriented environment, while working with a team of enthusiastic highly skilled professionals. Join our highly driven and collaborative working environment, where you will enjoy autonomy, initiative-taking, and room for personal development. We provide competitive secondary benefits, including:

Furthermore, you can expect:

  • 27 days of annual leave supplemented by 13 ADV days
  • Flexible hours & option to work from home (two days a week)
  • Travel allowance and a good pension scheme
  • Bicycle Plan, Company telephone and laptop

This is what you bring to the team:

To excel in this role, strong soft skills are essential. As a conceptual thinker, you can pragmatically apply your ideas within Neways’ framework. Your persuasiveness enables you to make a significant impact. While you enjoy working autonomously, you recognize the importance of collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. Your entrepreneurial mindset, patience, decisiveness, and hands-on attitude will contribute to successfully navigating the daily dynamics.

To do so, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in (industrial) engineering or industrial management.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Thorough understanding of ISO standards (ISO13485, ISO9001, ISO14001, IATF16949) and other relevant Q&ESH legislation is a pre.
  • Certified auditor VDA6.3 and blackbelt certification is a pre.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and able to work with people at all levels of the organization and suppliers.
  • Experience working as part of a diverse and remote team environment.
  • Good English language skills both written and spoken. German is a pre.
  • Available to travel (Across the locations & Suppliers) 15-20%.
  • Eligible to work in the Netherlands

Ready to make impact?

Great! Apply now and explore Neways to create impact as a Corporate Supplier Quality Manager

Do you have any questions? Please contact our Corporate Recruiter.

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