Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Sourcing
Location: 

Stargard, PL

Supplier Development Engineer

Purpose of the position

Execute Kalmar Sourcing Supplier Development processes, tools and strategies, to Continuously improve Suppliers performance to mitigate risks in terms of Quality , Delivery , Capacity  and Sustainability.
 

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • To take the lead to be responsible for supplier development activities within pre-production, up to and including start of production. 
  • Maintaining, improving and continuously developing supplier’s quality and delivery performance in line with the Category Strategy. 
  • Manages the part and process assurance in line with project targets and timing.
  • Working closely with all stakeholders and managing the decision process to move suppliers into escalation. 
  • Perform necessary audits to improve underperforming suppliers in line with supplier improvement strategy.
  • To support Category Strategy and suppliers in Continuous improvement workshops by applying Lean methodology and tools.
  • To take the lead in to proactive activities to improve Quality, Capability, Capacity and cost reduction workshops with suppliers  
     

What you’ll need to succeed

Education

  • B.Sc. , M.Sc.  In --Engineering - quality , process and production  or MBA preferred or equivalent experience

Experience 

  • min 3-5  years of experience in supplier development, supplier quality, supply chain management, and/or manufacturing/process engineering in a component manufacturing company with a strong quality mindset. 
  • Knowledge and proven ability to apply lean philosophy to improve processes and systems to improve quality, delivery, capacity to reduce cost and increase profitability and customer value.
  • Proven capability in technical problem solving and effective project management.
  • Experience of capacity planning and supply chain management
  • Experience of quality assurance with suppliers.
  • Experience within steel fabrication processes and requirements of ISO 3834-2


Competencies

  • Proven competences within steel fabrication products and production processes, including good understanding of NDT methods
  • Continual improvement mindset, supplier change leadership and management with process focus
  • Lean tools such as  PDCA ,VSM, 5S , JIT is mandatory 
  • Production-, Manufacturing-, Quality assurance and systems skills
  • Supplier Quality assurance ( such as QAP/SQAP/PQAP/APQP / PPAP or similar) 
  • Systems ( Google sheets , Google slides and Google docs , Project management tools )
  • Proven ability to work effectively in matrix organization to lead and influence others
  • ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and relevant ISO standards (eg. ISO 3834-2)
  • Experience of communication with diverse cultures and nationalities.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in local Language and in English are mandatory

You will be part of

Sourcing team, Supplier Development teams, R&D , Material Planning ,Quality teams ,  Aftermarket and warranty and Suppliers 
 

Interested to join?

We are waiting for Your CV.

If You have any questions, do not hesitate to contact recruiter: ireneusz.iskra@kalmarglobal.com

Purpose of the position
Execute Kalmar Sourcing Supplier Development processes, tools and strategies, to Continuously improve Suppliers performance to mitigate risks in terms of Quality , Delivery, Capacity and Sustainability.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • To take the lead to be responsible for supplier development activities within pre-production, up to and including start of production. 
  • Maintaining, improving and continuously developing supplier’s quality and delivery performance in line with the Category Strategy. 
  • Manages the part and process assurance in line with project targets and timing.
  • Working closely with all stakeholders and managing the decision process to move suppliers into escalation. 
  • Perform necessary audits to improve underperforming suppliers in line with supplier improvement strategy.
  • To support Category Strategy and suppliers in Continuous improvement workshops by applying Lean methodology and tools.
  • To take the lead in to proactive activities to improve Quality, Capability, Capacity and cost reduction workshops with suppliers  


What you’ll need to succeed

Education:

  • B.Sc. , M.Sc.  In --Engineering - quality , process and production  or MBA preferred or equivalent experience

Experience 

  • min 3-5  years of experience in supplier development, supplier quality, supply chain management, and/or manufacturing/process engineering in a component manufacturing company with a strong quality mindset. 
  • Knowledge and proven ability to apply lean philosophy to improve processes and systems to improve quality, delivery, capacity to reduce cost and increase profitability and customer value.
  • Proven capability in technical problem solving and effective project management.
  • Experience of capacity planning and supply chain management
  • Experience of quality assurance with suppliers.
  • Experience within steel fabrication processes and requirements of ISO 3834-2


Competencies

  • Proven competences within steel fabrication products and production processes, including good understanding of NDT methods
  • Continual improvement mindset, supplier change leadership and management with process focus
  • Lean tools such as  PDCA ,VSM, 5S , JIT is mandatory 
  • Production-, Manufacturing-, Quality assurance and systems skills
  • Supplier Quality assurance ( such as QAP/SQAP/PQAP/APQP / PPAP or similar) 
  • Systems ( Google sheets , Google slides and Google docs , Project management tools )
  • Proven ability to work effectively in matrix organization to lead and influence others
  • ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and relevant ISO standards (eg. ISO 3834-2)
  • Experience of communication with diverse cultures and nationalities.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in local Language and in English are mandatory

 

Working together with: 
Sourcing team, Supplier Development teams, R&D , Material Planning ,Quality teams ,  Aftermarket and warranty and Suppliers 

 

 

Interested to join?
We are waiting for Your CV.

If You have any questions, do not hesitate to contact recruiter: ireneusz.iskra@kalmarglobal.com