Supplier Quality Development Manager - Metallic Domain

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Date: 17-Nov-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Position based in Saint-Ouen (93) – France

Frequent international travels – 50 to 70% of the time


In the Supplier Quality Development (SQD) team, belonging to Supplier Quality Department, you will be in charge of the SQD Strategy deployment for your scope within the Metallic Domain.


Hierarchically reporting to the SQD Group Manager and working in close collaboration with Commodity Managers and Procurement teams, your missions will be:


1. Deployment of Supplier Quality Strategy on supplier sites with Procurement on your scope

  • Be the Quality referent for commodities under your responsibility and influence both procurement strategy & suppliers to improve the quality level of supplied parts & services
  • Organize the audit plan, perform audits and all necessary actions to close the identified issues
  • Achieve the qualification of suppliers in the Priority List (worldwide targets) on Generic and Special Processes with adequate audits and follow-up action plans
  • Develop the strategic suppliers of your scope, propose suppliers development & improvement actions (including but not limited to the management of Red & Yellow suppliers), and implement them to support capability improvement of our suppliers panel.


2. Achievement on Supplier Quality Development (SQD) targets for your scope, communication and reporting

  • Perform analysis of the performance of suppliers in your scope and actively participate to suppliers’ monthly reviews
  • Contribute to Global Quality Performance of the suppliers for Projects execution
  • Through regular reviews at commodity level, ensure the deployment of SQD strategy
  • Prepare and consolidate the Priority List of your scope with Commodity Managers, and then the associated yearly audit plan (see §1.)
  • Support Alstom sites for suppliers with specific issues
  • For ‘Trusted’ suppliers or candidate suppliers: prepare the eligibility file for Steering Committee presentation, perform REX analysis, share it with all stakeholders and support the Trusted program
  • Ensure right level of communication and feedback to Procurement and SQ partners regarding supplier performance (weekly reports, monthly dashboard review meetings, …)
  • Provide communication to SQD teams worldwide for the commodities under his/her scope of responsibilities
  • Provide support to SQD teams worldwide for critical issues for his/her scope
  • Enforce the application of all standards across its network and on his/her scope.


3. Supporting the deployment of SQD tools, methods and processes

  • Be a leader or active participant of transverse work groups to improve or create SQ standards, processes or tools
  • Be a referent for SQD rules and standards, and if relevant a trainer on SQD tools or processes
  • Bring your field expertise to improve SQD standards
  • May be asked to perform support missions in the Regions.


You have 5 to 10 years work experience in the industry, with experience in Industrial, Quality or Supplier Quality positions, knowledge in Welding and/or Extrusion would be appreciated. You have a deep knowledge on problem solving tools and industrial processes / risks analysis. You will travel regularly on supplier sites (2 to 3 times per month, mainly in Europe).

Fluent in English, you have leadership, good communication skills and the ability to work with a matrix organization. Organized, with a process-oriented mindset and also customer oriented & reactive, you are recognized as a supportive team player.

We are looking for talents interested in new challenges, in the environment of Quality, Procurement and Suppliers, covering a worldwide perimeter.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

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