Faurecia Automotive Seating, LLC, Tier-1 auto supplier of seatg systems & componts, seeks Senior Supplier Quality Manager in Auburn Hills, MI. Natl & internatl travel 60%. Duties: liaise w/ commodity buyers to evaluate suppliers of pre-determined auto parts; promote deploymt of AIAG, TS 16949 & VDA 6.3 quality standards at suppliers; ensure, organize & coordinate supplier developmt actns based on input fr supplier assessmts & sourcg nominatg committee for program & serial escalatns; execute improvemt/convergence plan w/ Red List suppliers; train low performg suppliers to achieve compliance w/ AIAG, TS 16949 & VDA 6.3 quality standards; supervise follow-up & closure of Safety & Reg, customer & external claims; exercise veto power durg sourcg committee process on selectn of suppliers in programs & in series platforms; contribute to elaboratn of functnal specs for commodity groups & subgroups incl lessons learned fr previous programs, audits & performance in series; evaluate supplier quality performance by commodity groups & sub-groups (in developmt & series); assess supplier performance accordg to AIAG, TS 16949 & VDA 6.3 quality standards & support commodity buyers secure efficient actn plans; initiate escalatn meetgs & identify members & coordinate actns of problem resolutn teams to develop functnal specs for commodity groups & sub-groups; integrate activities of Advanced Supplier Quality (ASQ) & Supplier Quality & Development (SQD) functns to prevent serial life issues; train plant personnel (Supplier Quality Assurance, ASQ & SQD Engrs) on quality problem resolutn techniques (8D, Red X, root cause analysis); define & manage supplier panel strategy; participate in & manage supplier diagnostic audits; monitor supplier performance KPIs (PPM, PF4, Safety & Reg, quality performance, debit/charge back); manage APQP & PPAP processes for serial life. Min edu & exp req: bachelor in Industrial Engg or Systems Engg, or foreign equivalent degree, + 3 yr exp in supplier quality engr or supplier quality mgr positn (or combo) w/ Tier-1 auto supplier workg on global OEM platforms. Special skills req: Must have 3 yr work exp in each of followg: developg foreign supplier base for stampg, weldg, plastic, other-metal-parts & decoratn commodities; evaluatg supplier process improvemts; applyg AIAG & TS 16949 quality standards; developg processes (quality control & mgmt systems) for suppliers of stampg, weldg, plastic, other-metal-parts & decoratn commodities; applyg safety & reg reqs for auto seatg componts & total seats; deployg APQP & PPAP for stampg, weldg, plastic, other-metal-parts & decoratn commodities. Exp may be acquired concurrently. Resume to Faurecia Automotive Seating, LLC, Attn: International Mobility Department, 2800 High Meadow Circle, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, or apply online at www.faurecia.com (Req. Number 23405). EOE. Employer paid ad.