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Supplier Quality Manager

Location: 

Windsor, CT, US, 6095

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Quality

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Responsibilities

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So, whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace market – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage. 

 

The Supplier Quality Manager is located in Windsor, CT and reports to the Quality Manager.  


This position plans, organizes, directs and reports on all supplier quality related activities such as raw materials, contracted designed and manufactured items, packaging materials, good manufacturing practices service providers to assure procurements meet or exceed the requirements. Translates engineering, manufacturing, and quality requirements. Assures that customer quality-imposed technical requirements are adhered to by supplier and that a quality system is maintained. Conducts programs designed to improve supplier performance, productivity, and process validation. Prepares, maintains and reviews procurement quality assurance procedures to assure compliance with customer and/or government requirements. Reviews and analyzes corrective action reports purchase orders in an effort to reduce and eliminate defects. Monitors quality control activities and systems at supplier and subcontractor facilities. May administer a certified supplier program. May also audit third party manufacturers, due diligence and vendor selection process. May perform deviation investigations into quality issues. 


The selected candidate will have experience in Supplier Quality Management.  Be accountable for collaborating with team members at our Triumph companies and their respective suppliers, evaluate and recommend solutions that involve technical and contractual issues throughout the supply chain.

The candidate duties will include but are not limited to the following responsibilities: 
•    Partner with Supply Chain Management personnel in supporting suppliers performance improvement activities
•    Source inspection, first article inspection, Production Process Baseline, surveillance, and product line validations as outlined by AS9102 and applicable company and industry standards. 
•    Participate (as required) in Supplier's RCCA and Material Review Board (MRB) activities. 
•    Ensure supplier contract flow-down requirements are implemented and verified and interfaces with supplier daily.   
•    Drive strategies resulting in optimal business methods and practices for strengthening the Quality Management System
•    Identifying solutions to complex problems with a focus on continual improvement practices to drive Corrective Action and Preventive Action
•    Develop and implement processes to optimize program execution while driving out risks 

Qualifications

•    Must possess excellent interpersonal skills needed for collaboration, communication, and presentations. 
•    Must have strong problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills. 
•    Ability to work within the supply chain to identify and drive root cause and corrective action utilizing quantitative, qualitative analytical capabilities to communicate and influence others in a concise, data driven manner.
•    Must have practical knowledge of one or more RCCA Root cause analysis tools.
•    High energy, self-starting, team player who achieves goals and continuous improvement. 
•    Demonstrated proficiency in MS office tools.  
•    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education.
•    5+ years related professional experience desired.
•    3+ years related supplier quality management experience preferred. 

 

Physical Requirements:

•    Ability to continuously stand or walk.
•    Ability to bend, squat, and lift.
•    Must be capable of withstanding long period of viewing data on a computer screen and/or in paper format.
•    Ability to interact with a diversity of people and diverse levels of personnel.

 

All Positions at Triumph Systems, Electronics & Control require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here