Date:  Mar 27, 2024
Location: 

Pendergrass, GA, US, 30567

Company:  DEUTZ Corporation

 

 

Manager, Supplier Quality Assurance

 

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DEUTZ is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems. Its core competences are the development, production, distribution and servicing of diesel, gas and electric drivetrains for professional applications that is used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.
 

 

 

Job Summary

The Supplier Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for the management, coordination, and execution of the Supplier Quality functions for DEUTZ Corporation, including Supplier Management, Failure Solving Process, PPAP approval, and Supplier Audits.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Supplier Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

 

  • Supplier Evaluation
    • Audit and feasibility ranking of external suppliers worldwide.
    • Preparation of the information for the decision-making process in the sourcing board

 

  • Supplier qualification and improvement
    • Managing new supplier implementation and supplier transfer with respect to quality for DEUTZ Corporation and DEUTZ AG
    • Negotiation and finalization of the quality agreement
    • Creation of the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
    • Action definition and follow-up.
    • Managing and handling the necessities of and around the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
    • KPI management for supplier related Quality metrics

 

  • Internal project responsibility
    • Participation and representation of the supplier quality in specific project team meetings
    • Managing the PPAP overview per project and coordinating between the suppliers and the related DEUTZ departments the achieving of the PPAP approval

 

  • Cross Functional Responsibilities
    • Supporting the teamwork in the cross-functional team responsibilities to reduce the overall failure rate and improve failure prevention.   
    • Lead failure-solving process for supplier-caused defects.
    • Global alignment with DEUTZ AG Supplier Quality team
       

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Individual Contributor

 

Travel Demands: Anticipated domestic and international travel is approximately 25% depending on business needs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Required

Preferred

Description

X

 

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar background

X

 

Three to five years Quality Assurance background and supply management/purchasing experience

X

 

Practical experience in the field of Quality Assurance and its tools and methodology

X

 

Experience in a manufacturing/production environment

              

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) – technical.
  • Sufficient SAP skills that support the necessary coordination activities in SAP
  • Minimum 3 years previous Quality Assurance background and supply management or purchasing experience.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of computer software (e.g., MS office)
  • Ability to read drawings.
  • Ability to use measuring equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

  • Exposure to workshop and formal office environment

PPE Requirements

  • Standard PPEs as facility requires- Steel Toe Shoes, Safety Glasses, earplugs where required
  • Follow company COVID PPE requirements as stated by DEUTZ COVID Policy

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

Physical Demand Requirement

Frequency

Concentration

Daily

Sitting

Daily

Communication

Daily

Vision

Daily

Verbal

Daily

Standing

Daily

Hearing/Listening

Daily

Lifting

Daily

 Bending

Daily

 

 

 

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

 

 

EEO Statement 
DEUTZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. Applicants will be considered regardless of their race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, DEUTZ also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion.


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