Business:  Bromma
Job Function:  Sourcing

Perak Darul Ridzuan, MY

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Supplier Development Team Leader

BROMMA has been the leading manufacturer of crane spreaders ever since its formation in the 1960s. Today we have, by far, the highest market share of the world’s spreader suppliers. In fact, our market share is higher than all our competitors’ combined. Today, we manufacture close to 2,000 spreaders of all types every year and our spreaders are currently in use in 99 of the top-100 ports world- wide.


BROMMA sales and service network has a wide-reaching footprint. We are present with own sales offices on all continents, and with an extensive network of agents, we are able to support customers in every country in the world.


More information about BROMMA can be found on


Purpose of the position

  • Execute Kalmar/Bromma  Sourcing Supplier Development processes, tools and strategies, to continuously improve Suppliers performance, to mitigate risks in terms of Quality , Delivery ,Capacity  and Sustainability in close cooperation with the Sourcing, Operation , Kalmar Senior Manager Global Supplier Development.
  • SD Team Leader is the lead of escalated supplier cases from Operation with the regards to Quality, Claims and Delivery.
  • SD Team Leader is responsible to manage PPAP and QAP projects assigned to meet the agreed lead time.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Actively support and develop  the Supplier Development team  day-to-day activities within the region 
  • Drive and lead set Supplier Development processes, strategies and team to achieve assigned business plan and project targets. 
  • Develop, establish  and rolling out set strategies to drive supplier quality and delivery performance within Bromma in close cooperation with the Sourcing and SR Manager of Supplier Development 
  • Implement and maintain Supplier quality procedures & standards to continuously improve the efficiency of the Supplier Development way of working
  • Ensure the process for supplier evaluation and supplier audits are followed.
  • Manage the team activities to ensure  quality, delivery, cost and sustainability  targets are  consistently with Kalmar’s & Bromma’s Strategy
  • Coordinate and manage supplier quality, delivery, and sustainability performance from pre-production, serial production and market. 
  • To support the SD team with
    • all SD aspects of new parts introduction and change control
    • actions to develop suppliers to meet quality,  delivery and sustainability  performance.
    • supplier status on escalated suppliers  in alert level
  • Actively manages and supports the Supplier Development day-to-day activities. 
  • Is responsible to secure Quality and Delivery in supplier changes. 
  • To develop and coach suppliers to improve quality performance and supplier operational capabilities to meet company requirements.
  • Manage supplier evaluation, audit program and supplier approval & rating program through a robust qualification process.
  • To be the main supplier point of contact regarding severe technical and quality issues. 
  • Interface with suppliers and work closely with cross functional partners to drive quality improvements.
  • Manages the part and processes assurance in line with project targets and timing. 
  • Lead investigations to determine the root causes on material quality issues and initiate or ensure corrective and preventive action plans are developed and executed.
  • Travels domestically and internationally to evaluate the quality of supplier products assigned by Sourcing.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to changes and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners.
  • Accept tasks assign by Manager  

What you’ll need to succeed

  1. Education
    • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Quality ,Engineering ,  Or similar 
  2. Experience
    • Min 5 years  of quality management and production systems in batch or mass production. 
    • Product Development within Purchasing is required with Supply Chain experience background is a plus 
  3. Competencies
    • Strong Production, Manufacturing, Quality system-, Project management skills. 
    • Lean manufacturing principles and tools. Six sigma or equivalent. 
    • Knowledge about requirements of ISO 9000,14001 and 4500 as a minimum
    • Proven process auditor , knowledge about APQP and PPAP
    • Strong communication skills in English 
    • Proven ability to work effectively in matrix organization and ability to manage and influence others

You will be part of

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, click Apply and submit your application and CV.


Bromma is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.