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Supplier Quality Director

Job Description

One of our missions in Agilent is to help our customers around the world to fight cancer and other life-threatening diseases. We aim at providing the best solutions to ensure accurate and early diagnosis, and to improve treatment and enhance survival rates. This is your chance to contribute!

As our Supplier Quality Director, you will be part of an exciting and growing team of Quality and Regulatory professionals. You will be providing hands on leadership and direction to the Supplier Quality function and associated personnel while developing close partnership with the procurement organization. You will be responsible for delivering on all aspects of Supplier Operations Quality, as well as, developing extraordinarily strong working relationships with Agilent's top tier supplier base.

Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring the development of processes in line with the design intent of customer requirements and verify systems and processes to ensure they are compliant with the end users customer's needs. This includes performing onsite qualification (Supplier Audits) activities as required and ensuring supplier audits/assessments are schedule, executed, and reported as planned.

You will provide leadership on an ongoing basis in line with the Quality Management System and Quality Policy to ensure that the business' products and services are fit for purpose and meet customer expectations and develop operation mechanism and criteria to qualify and rate suppliers.

You will be responsible for ensuring that suppliers continue to develop and implement best practice that emphasize defect prevention, reduction in variation and waste and provide for continuous improvements and continue to meet quality standards required to minimize quality costs and maximize customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that procedures and processes are adhered to.

Responsibilities also include for providing strong leadership and vision, outstanding people skills and management to a team of Supplier Quality Engineers, and leading a supplier development strategy, designing metrics, scorecards, and dashboards for the function and report out regularly on supplier performance.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with Engineering team (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements.
  • Supporting Sourcing/Purchasing with the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing and technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks.
  • Supporting new product launches to ensure suppliers are capable of delivering to the required quality standards.
  • Managing the root cause analysis and supplier corrective actions process and supplier corrective action request (SCAR) of supplier quality issues.
  • Tracking and reporting out to senior leadership on effectiveness of (SCAR) process.
  • Performing on-site supplier visits (Audits) for root cause analysis and verification of supplier corrective actions (SCAR) of supplier quality issues as required.
  • Reviewing and evaluating supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities within the supply chain.
  • Additionally, you will team up for:

    Developing meaningful business relationships with supply base. Review supplier manufacturing processes and collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and value enhancement opportunities.

    Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis and FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)

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