Supplier Performance Agent

Date: May 25, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

Company: Bombardier

At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will

•    Lead visits at key supplier sites to analyze performance issues, and coordinate improvement strategies inclusive of PO alignment, process improvements and quality system improvements
•    Expedite all critical parts at critical suppliers to clear all roadblocks and ensure zero disruption to the production line
•    Work with the supplier to establish a back to PO plan through harmonized lines of balance and ensure a daily follow up
•    Align with all key internal stakeholders and prepare a clear mandate for the supplier intervention, regularly follow up on the mandate and ensure a smooth handover.
•    Identify supplier improvement and risk mitigation opportunities at key supplier sites and manage these improvement activities.
•    Drive execution of supplier performance improvement plans and interface with internal and external partners to collaboratively pursue solutions and closure of action plans.
•    Work closely with Procurement, Quality, and Operations stakeholders to create supplier development plans centered on quality, delivery, capacity and supplier process capability.
•    Provide regular feedback to all relevant stakeholders on supplier support progress through
•    Effectively communicates to internal and external groups and ensure appropriate escalation.
•    Conduct a very thorough capacity / capability onsite review at the supplier and establish a clear action plan to address all the gaps
•    Coordinate your own work travel plans by doing the reservation, follow up, expense claim and financial review.

As our ideal candidate

•    You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, project management, procurement or relevant field or related experience 
•    You have a minimum of ten (10) years experience.
•    You must be ready to travel up to 70% of the time.
•    You have strong manufacturing and production knowledge and experience.
•    You have experience working with sub-tiers.
•    You are extremely independent and able to work with new supplier with minimal information.
•    You have experience in project planning and coordination involving several sectors.
•    Your computer skills in MS Power point, Excel and Word are expert level.
•    You are able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize.
•    You have a strong sense of ethics and are customer focused. 
•    You have a good analytical, planning, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
•    You have operational and financial management knowledge (asset).
•    You understand the business relationship & dynamics between the Supplier and Bombardier.
•    You have strong communication skills and good knowledge of BA system.
•    You are fluent in English (spoken and written).

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.


Job Supplier Performance Agent

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Nearest Major Market: Wichita