To develop, evaluate and improve the Vertiv product supplier base through quality system and product process audits. Maintain working relationships with suppliers to insure the highest quality possible of purchased components / materials.
Focus on continuous improvement by mutual establishment of quality targets and goals to include quality cost reduction, warranty reduction and overall supplier rating.
Perform in-depth quality system assessments to confirm the structure and implementation of the quality assurance system.
Assess / validate supplier process maturity and capability by means of
Quality Management System audits, technical assessment and surveillance audits
Assist suppliers in developing strategic quality improvement plans.
Lead multi-functional teams in the investigation and resolution of supplier non-conformities and oversee implementation of all necessary actions required to correct these issues.
Interact closely with other technical departments / functions across Vertiv.
Lead containment strategy during supplier problem identification and resolution.
Issue, review, accept / reject and validate supplier corrective actions.
Follow up with suppliers on all open action items in a timely manner.
Own the purchase part analysis and next steps with all assigned suppliers.
Facilitate Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) process for assigned suppliers.
Promote supplier continuous improvement such as cost reduction and quality ppm reduction opportunities.
Represent supplier quality during the New Model Development life cycle.
A bachelor’s degree in an engineering or quality related discipline.
3-5 years of supplier quality, manufacturing quality and / or manufacturing engineering experience.
Tactfulness and persuasive communication skills.
Must be an energetic and dynamic team player.
Strong analytical and technical writing skills.
Fundamental presentation skills and project management.
Knowledge and experience in a variety of manufacturing processes applicable to the products designed and manufactured by Vertiv.
Proven ability to lead cross functional teams and working well under tight deadlines.
Capable of performing honest, in-depth quality system and process assessments.
Ability to present audit findings, results and action plans / schedules to top management.
Working knowledge and the ability to interpret Quality related tools such as FMEA, PQCT (Control Plans), Six Sigma Methodology, Process Capability studies, Gauge R&R, GD&T, PPAP
Skilled in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup.
We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments.
With $4.4 billion in sales, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Vertiv.
Explore them now and join our team of 19,000 employees in making the future of our customers’ business possible.