Supplier Quality Professional

Requisition ID:  46148
Location(s): 

Brighton, CO, US

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

 Vestas Factory

 Professional | Full-Time | Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Job Title: Professional, Supplier Quality

Location(s); Brighton, CO

Salary: $90,000

Job Description:

This position represents the SQ&D department VAME region, coordinates SQ&D activities and ensures that the SQD strategies are executed with highest focus on quality, safety, and environment, and without compromising agreed processes and lowest total cost of ownership. The key task is the operational development of key suppliers in the VAME region by performing site audits, supplier assessments, product approval process such as APQP, PPAP and leading improvement tasks to enforce high supplier performance, zero incidents and reduce the number non-conformities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Deploy the Vestas Quality, Safety and Environment Strategy towards external suppliers.
  • Monitor supplier quality, capability, and performance topics on behalf and in compliance with the SQD strategy.
  • Secure agreement with regional QHSE Teams for completion of supplier assessments and improvement activities.
  • Supervise QSE activities in cases of non-quality performance and incidents with suppliers in line with Vesta's requirements.
  • Lead and conduct supplier development projects.
  • Lead and conduct QHSE audits on site and prepare executive report.
  • Travel expected to be approximately 50% per year.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience gained on similar position (supplier quality development)
  • Supplier negotiation experience and contract management
  • Previous experience and knowledge of supplier development activities such as APQP, PPAP, Audits, etc.
  • Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering
  • Certified auditor/lead auditor ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 would be nice, but not a must.
  • Auditor AS8000 would be nice, but not a must.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent will be advantage.
  • Competency in software, spreadsheets, and database management.

 

Competencies:

  • Ability to prioritize - also in a time-sensitive situation.
  • Strong meeting facilitator with the ability to work on all organizational levels.
  • High project management skills with the ability to facilitate development projects across the organization (external key suppliers)
  • Solid English skills in both speech and writing
  • Good Problem-Solving skills focus on hands on approach.

 

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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