Supplier Quality Manager

03 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Supplier Quality Manager (SQM) demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. Integrates and develops processes that meet business needs across the organization, involved in long-term planning, contribute to overall strategy, and manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise. The Hungary SQM coordinates and manages supplier quality activities for GE Power Veresegyhaz site COEs, develops synergy with the P&Ls' supplier quality teams.

Essential Responsibilities

• Lead and direct Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) activities focusing on supplier qualification, non-conformance management, supplier surveillance and quality initiatives
• Manage SQE resources to provide technical guidance to a global supplier base to assure product and process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications
• Drive continuous improvement of suppliers' quality, cycle and delivery performance
• Support Direct Material Productivity idea generation at suppliers
• Monitor supplier non-conformance performance, and drive root-cause analyses, corrective actions and process improvements to reduce the Number of Defects and Cost of Quality
• Drive consistency and adherence to Global Sourcing procedures and requirements
• Work effectively with commercial, engineering and manufacturing teams to eliminate any barriers that may affect the quality and delivery of sourced components
• Support sourcing quality initiatives and metrics
• Set team objectives and goals that is aligned with those of the business and P&Ls
• Establish a structured approach to improve quality assurance and drive consistency and adherence to quality procedures
• Manage and execute the supplier qualification process and supplier surveillance process
• Work closely with Sourcing COE's, Business teams, Manufacturing, and Engineering to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality and delivery requirements.


- Engineering diploma, Advanced Technical Degree

- leadership experience
- Sourcing, Quality, Engineering, or Manufacturing Experience

- Excellent Hungarian skills (verbal & written),
- Excellent English skills (verbal & written).

- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong financial, quantitative and data analysis skills
- Ability to motivate in a cross-functional, multi-site, global team environment
- Highly motivated, ability to influence at all levels of the organization
- Strong project management and process improvement skills
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- Ability and willingness to travel as required

Desired Characteristics

Desired :
- GE background is preferred,
- Six Sigma GB/BB certified (GE employees only).
- In-depth knowledge of GE Power sourcing quality procedure
- In-depth knowledge of internal auditing and ISO 9001:2000 standard
- Related Power Generation manufacturing experience.
- Experience working with integrated operational systems (Oracle),
- Driving licence