This position is responsible for supporting manufacturing in the local plant regarding supplier quality issues on purchased material such as analyzing, driving and follow-up supplier’s corrective actions.
Main Tasks/ Responsibilities / Authorities:
Take first actions to protect the plant from non-conformant parts from suppliers
Daily contacts with suppliers regarding supplier quality related issues
Coordinate containment activities in local Volvo plant or at suppliers, initiate controls and safeguard replacement deliveries when needed.
Issue inspection reports and follow-up suppliers’ 8D reports by securing corrective actions are implemented and documented by the supplier.
Verify, evaluate and approve corrective action plans from suppliers
Internally, report and follow-up on deviations
Initiate, follow-up and close deviation report requests
Take appropriate adjustments by product development if applicable
Assist P&SM team with parts and process investigations in Volvo manufacturing sites.
Drive supplier quality improvement work with suppliers and request support from Supplier Development Engineer in case of major/recurrent supplier quality improvement need.
Supplier quality information and feedback to P&SM (PPM/QPM data)
Supplier visits when necessary
Familiar with Quality Management System
Problem Solving, Root cause analysis and communication skills
Proficiency with data analysis, presentation and database tools
Lean Manufacturing understanding
Required knowledge & experience:
B.S. Engineering Degree (Quality, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering)
2 + years' experience in quality and environmental department
Ability to take measurement beneficial
Capacity to analyse part compliance with PQAP/requirements
Capacity to solicit supplier in case of quality issues
Capacity to communicate with suppliers on technical/quality issues and propose appropriate action plan
Structured and good communication skills
English language: Written and spoken
SAP Factory Master Knowledge
Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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