Supplier Performance Agent

Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Westerham, GB, TN16 3BN

Company: Bombardier

At Bombardier, our employees work together to develop mobility around the world, one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment in which 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 Purchase Order 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, Customer Project Manager 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 Administration, Industrial Engineering, Operations management or equivalent experience.  
•    You have previous experience in a similar role.
•    Must be ready to travel 70% of the time
•    Strong manufacturing and production knowledge and experience are required
•    Experience working with sub-tiers is a must
•    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 are a must.  
•    You have operational and financial management knowledge, are an asset.  
•    You have the ability to understand business relationship & dynamics between the Supplier and the business. 
•    You have strong communication skills and good systems knowledge

Bombardier Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer with a non-discrimination policy.
If your profile meets the requirements of the position, we will keep you informed via email or phone.

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