Volvo Group Supplier Quality Analyst & Assistant in Greensboro, North Carolina

Mission

  • Work in accordance with GTP Processes, Quality systems, the Volvo Way and the GTP values and behaviors

  • Manages quality data in Volvo IT systems including certificates, APQP, PPAP, LPS, SEM, Index, SMA, etc.

  • Administrative support to SQA Director and SQA Regional management team

  • Coordinates all aspects of the SQA Regional Management team in a professional and effective manner Demonstrates superior customer service with internal and external customers

  • Support SQA Managers with department administrative activities

  • Achieve the purchasing objectives for portfolio in accordance with Purchasing Strategic Objectives and with the customer’s needs. Target fulfillment will be tracked in the PBP

Responsibilities

  • Routine administrative tasks

  • Travel coordination

  • Calendar management

  • Administrate meetings, agendas, take minutes and follow up

  • Compile information, organize and create presentations and reports

  • Responsible to organize conferences, events and other meeting arrangements

  • Manages Regional SQA Weekly & Monthly Reports and all KPI’s measurement & reporting activities.

  • Maintains procedures, documents and records for Supplier Quality Assurance. Analyzes data for preparation and distribution of reports

  • Maintain ePS system updated by controlling all Regional Inspection Reports updated, changes and conciliations has to be tracked and documented

  • Proactively propose reports or tools adaptation to match with the current and future business needs to maximize SQA benefits

  • Coordinate application enhancements together with Volvo IT and end users

  • Spread the right knowledge around reports and tools and train people

  • Maintain Supplier Quality Assurance databases (GPS/VSIB, etc.)

  • Audit the compliance to processes, identify and eliminate redundant steps to make processes lean

  • Serves as SQA representative for quality procedures review, revision and control

  • Contributing in assuring quality objectives are known to suppliers

  • Maintain SQE handler numbers accurate and updated in GPS

  • Super user administrator for SQA Regional Portal and associated teamplace

Competence

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering (extensive experience and strong performance can substitute for lack of diploma)

  • Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action

  • Strong synthesizing skills. Uses structured approach with good analytical skills and logical thinking

  • Advance level of computer skills including PowerPoint and Excel (Pivot tables, macros, graphics, etc.)

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Excellent communication, planning and organization skills

  • Knowledge of Quality Standards

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently and perform duties effectively in a fast paced environment

  • Strong sense of confidentiality

  • Foreign language skills desirable

  • Experience working in global environment

Reports to (roles)

  • Reports directly to Supplier Quality Assurance Director

About us

The Volvo Group aims at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people. Volvo Group Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. We are a global division with approximately 1,300 professionals world-wide providing expertise to secure Purchasing Excellence for Customer Success. Volvo Group Purchasing has 120 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend, 2,550 suppliers in serial production, and 1,9 billion parts delivered to the Group Truck plants annually. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and responsible sourcing to the purchasing processes.

Auto req ID

74082BR

Entity

Group Trucks Purchasing

State/Province

North Carolina

City/Town

Greensboro

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

30-Sep-2017

Functional Area

Purchasing

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran