Supplier Quality Lead

Ref No. BHN538322
Salary £35,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Gloucestershire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a hybrid quality and supplier performance role, with global travel opportunities.


Aerospace | Automotive | Suppliers | Quality

The Job

You will:

  • Manage the operational performance of suppliers for logistics and quality
  • Ensure the monitoring of suppliers and their approvals
  • Support the development of suppliers

Main Activities

  • Participate in the evaluation of suppliers during the selection process
  • Evaluate the level of supplier risk, define and deploy the associated monitoring plans, including to support the ramp-up / down phases and the introduction of new products / dual source implementation
  • Analyze the logistics and quality performance of suppliers based on data
  • Lead the escalation process
  • Manage and develop the quality standard
  • Manage supplier approvals, ensure that quality requirements are taken into account by suppliers & internal teams
  • Support supplier maturity upgrading plans and promote best practices; support suppliers in the implementation of progress plans in line with objectives and customer requirements
  • Set up supplier inspection/quality delegations (DPRV)

Knowledge, Skills & Qualities

  • Understanding of quality standards, including AS90100 or equivalent
  • Supply-chain principles and tools, including audits, lean-sigma
  • Principles and tools of quality including audits
  • Cross-functional project management
  • Negotiation and contracts
  • Change management

  • Good level of written and oral English
  • Master intercultural relationship
  • Communication and listening, sense of the field, pragmatic
  • Rigor, spirit of analysis and synthesis
  • Power of persuasion
  • Ability to communicate and represent the company externally


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