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Supplier Quality Assurance (m/f)-TGPR-BEBR01383351


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, our employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Purpose of the role:

The Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) drives systematic and continuous supplier quality assurance, promoting improvement based on measured data supplementing "one off" activities like Supplier Evaluation and Approval Process (SEAP) and defining QA requirements in supplier specifications.

He/She facilitates and has an expert role in supplier improvement, support and development activities and acts as the Quality expert within the Supplier Evaluation and Approval Process (SEAP) and play an active role in supplier selection.

The SPM must provide transparency on the performance (Quality, delivery, start up and field performance) of key suppliers, to identify critical low performing suppliers define and manage action plans with low performing and improve supplier performance.

Key activity: Parts Approval Process (PAP)

Key responsibilities and challenges:

- Execution of the Parts Approval Process on a basis of Doc 24 (Supplier Quality Plan) in close cooperation with the Project QA (responsible for Doc 24) and the Buyer, including close-out of action items.

- Input to supplier specifications: Support PQA in issuing quality section of project requirements (processes) and liaise with system engineering to ensure that Q-requirements (product) are considered in system requirements and influence Supplier Selection with a TCO focused cross functional Offer Evaluation including consideration of past Supplier Performance

- Participation in specific cross-functional improvement projects/activities led by Procurement (e.g. TCO activities)

- SQA will initiate and follow up the problem solving activities with suppliers (NCR process, 8D), continuous improvement activities including coaching and drive open items to conclusion (PDCA).

- Execution of the quality part of the Supplier Evaluation & Approval Process (SAA and PAA) (in support of supply management) and monitoring of special processes at suppliers.

- Ensure the execution of policies as well as timeliness and quality deliverables.

- NCG and OTD data collection and harmonization, take part to low performing internal meetings and conducts performance reviews and recommends pay action

- Team leadership in specific task within cross functional area

- Support supplier chargeback


- University degree or equivalent through experience
- Typically 3 - 5 years of experience in a relevant role
- Proficiency in BT's SEAP, PAP processes
- Good knowledge of key procurement processes
- Good knowledge of IRIS and other relevant standards and Quality planning (e.g. AQPQ)
- Utilisation of tools like SMIS, SAP
- Knowledge of basic Quality skills (standards, tools), configuration and change management
- Profound technical knowledge specific to assigned commodities
- Practical experience of supplier audits (system and process), Parts Approval Process (PAP), Quality Planning (e.g. APQP), Multiple Customer Supplier Relationships
- Expert knowledge of problem resolution/root cause analysis (8D, etc)
- Technical experience in operations, methods or engineering / quality methods and tools (8D, RCA, FMEA, …)
- Relevant experience in supplier performance improvement
- Detailed understanding of IRIS and ISO 9001 standards

Job: Quality Assurance
Primary Location: BE-WV-Brugge
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
21.06.2017, 7:18:29 AM

Unposting Date
20.08.2017, 8:59:00 PM

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