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Supplier Quality Team Leader in Newport News, VA at Continental

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

Supplier Quality - Team Lead
Core Responsibilities
• Manage the day to day activities of the Supplier Quality Management team
• Functional responsibility for the defined parts, services, commodities and suppliers during series production phase;
• Plan, initiate and control preventive orientated, advanced quality management measures in the series production phase for supplied parts and
• services to ensure that our products meet the defined quality requirements;
• Mentor and develop suppliers to ensure high quality problem solving process and effective systems in place.
• Maintain the defined Supplier Quality Management System (procedures, guidelines and tools), to ensure the requested quality in line with the company purchasing strategies in order to meet the cost and productivity targets;
• Implementation and execution of Consequent Supplier Management activities after SOP
• Drive root cause analysis and enforce the definition and implementation of appropriate counter measures at the supplier to ensure that the parts and services meet the defined quality requirements
• Initiate, lead and drive supplier improvement programs
• Use and support the data system to collect and evaluate supplier quality related key performance indicators (KPI's) and issue periodical quality performance reports and ensure that appropriate improvement actions are initiated;
• Define targets and control measures with the supplier in alignment with the CA P SQM business and quality targets;
• Continuous tracking of the target setting and plan fulfillment (monitoring, analysis control) in the context of Supplier Quality Management System
• Participate in Continuous Improvement activities (i.e. Scrap Reduction, Cost Reduction, Improved Efficiencies, etc.)
• Other tasks as assigned Job Requirements Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in related field or Equivalent of education and 10 years work related experience.
• Minimum 5 years working experience in QA a related field.
• Knowledge in all automotive quality management tools and standards (APQP, AIAG Requirements, Six Sigma, ISO / TS 16949, Statistics, SPC and Capability Indices
• Clear understanding of GD&T and Metrology
• Strong working knowledge of Process Flow Charts, FMEA's, and Control Plans
• Experience with 8D problem solving techniques (Is/Is not, Ishikawa diagram, 5 Why) including the use of D.O.E.

Preferred Qualifications
• Masters Degree with 7 years working experience in a related field
• Ability to travel within US and internationally ­ 50%
• High degree of motivation and integrity EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.
Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in related field or Equivalent of education and 10 years work related experience.
• Minimum 5 years working experience in QA a related field.
• Knowledge in all automotive quality management tools and standards (APQP, AIAG Requirements, Six Sigma, ISO / TS 16949, Statistics, SPC and Capability Indices
• Clear understanding of GD&T and Metrology
• Strong working knowledge of Process Flow Charts, FMEA's, and Control Plans
• Experience with 8D problem solving techniques (Is/Is not, Ishikawa diagram, 5 Why) including the use of D.O.E.

Preferred Qualifications
• Masters Degree with 7 years working experience in a related field
• Ability to travel within US and internationally ­ 50%
• High degree of motivation and integrity
EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.