Supplier Quality Development Manager

We are recruiting in Wrocław Group Office, Poland

Supplier Quality Development Manager 

We are looking for SQD Manager to FORTACO Group Office located in Wrocław. We offer an interesting task in a multi-cultural, international environment, and good opportunities for developing professional skills in a modern production environment with state-of-the-art technology.

Tasks and responsibilities 

Your area of responsibilities includes the following tasks: 

  • design and implement FORTACO Group strategy on supplier quality development.
  • development and management of processes and policies related to supplier quality development.
  • implementation of FORTACO Group requirements and processes for supplier selection, project management, supplier performance management, supplier quality problem solving and escalation.
  • accountability for all supplier quality related KPIs and drive of group-wide initiatives and actions to ensure achievement of supplier quality targets
  • standardization of supplier evaluation process used in all FORTACO Group.
  • Development of the quality driven and cost focused preferred supplier base which can support FORTACO Group future needs.
  • structuring of total supplier performance and implement transparency in overall Group supplier performance data.
  • creation and maintenance of Supplier Quality network among FORTACO Group sites.
  • supporting new product introductions with flawless launches from the suppliers by applying the APQP and / or relevant processes.
  • supporting FORTACO Group production units by implementing relevant problem-solving methods in supplier interfaces.
  • securing support to Category Management and Sourcing Managers in sourcing initiatives and new supplier implementations.
  • securing knowledge development and transfer as well as synergies within supplier quality development team.
  • drive to reduce of the overall cost of low supplier quality.

To be able to convey the tasks successfully we require from the potential candidate: 

  • min. 10 years’ experience in Supplier Development or related discipline in automotive or industrial sector and min. 3 years of managerial experience including remote management.
  • demonstration of strong manufacturing, process, quality systems and root cause analysis or countermeasure experience.
  • good knowledge of quality tools and processes (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, 8D, 6M, QRPS, etc.) as well as supplier performance measurements (PPM, QPM, etc.).
  • result-orientation and the drive to follow through from opportunity identification to implementation.
  • proven track-record in building well-functioning cross functional cooperation with and among sites as well as ability to work successfully in different cultures.
  • to be the team player and a good network builder with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • fluency in English, both in speaking and in writing. Fluency in other EU languages shall be an asset.

Fortaco offers 

At Fortaco, we are working in an international environment with modern tools. We offer default benefits like:

  • company car
  • private medical care
  • co-financing of holiday packages 
  • seasonal vouchers and gifts for employees’ children 

as well as optional packages: 

  • Multisport program
  • insurance packages in PZU and Allianz

For more information 

Please contact: Agnieszka.Koziara@fortacogroup.com
In your task you are reporting to: SVP Sourcing & IT

Application deadline 

Send your application not later than 30.11.2020. We start interviews during the application period, and position can be fulfilled as soon as a suitable person has been found, please apply quickly.

Send your application and CV with via the link on Fortaco’s website www.fortacogroup.com or directly via below link: https://www.sympahr.net/public/pq.aspx?6fe844e2&lang=en-US


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Fortaco Group
Fortaco is the leading brand-independent strategic partner to the heavy off-highway equipment and marine industries, offering technology, vehicle cabins, steel fabrications and vehicle assemblies.

Fortaco Group has operations in multiple European Business Sites and Technology Hubs, which are supporting our global customers. Our production facilities are located in Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. We employ 2000 people.