Associate Director, Senior Manager SWAT
Associate Director, Senior Manager SWAT
Warszawa/cała Polska money UoP

Dla naszego klienta międzynarodowej firmy z branży medycznej (medical device), poszukujemy osoby na stanowisko:

Associate Director, Senior Manager SWAT

(Associate Director / Senior Manager – Procurement Supply Continuity Manager)


The Assoc. Director /Senior Manager – SWAT role is crucial to Clients’s Global Procurement organization.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate the resolution of critical supplier quality/capacity issues threatening the continuity of supply to a company manufacturing facility or External Contract Manufacturer. Drive suppliers through containment, root cause analysis, corrective action, and implementation.
  • Maintain alignment between supplier, company’s manufacturing plant, engineering, supply chain, and broader procurement organization. Discern whether issues are supplier-caused, raise issues (management reporting), and provide data that would support cost recovery, where appropriate.
  • Coach supplier on key tools and methods, such as root cause analysis, 5 Whys, MSA, Gage R&R, capability analysis, FMEA, control plan, tooling capacity, statistical process control charts, DMAIC, SCAR, PPAP, PAPA, Continuous Improvement.
  • Perform supplier capability assessments and/or audits, as related to process controls, manufacturing capabilities, and lean maturity. Publish assessment reports outlining non-conformities, opportunities for improvement, and work closely with suppliers to plan/implement appropriate and timely corrective actions.
  • Maintain relationships with key external suppliers/partners and internal collaborators/customers (manufacturing operations, planning, fulfillment, quality, business units, engineering, etc.) promoting collaboration, diversity, and a cross-functional approach to solving business problems and driving business results.
  • Drive supply base improvement for respective company manufacturing facilities (manufacturing plants or External Contract Manufacturers (ECM), including systematically reviewing supplier’s performance, proposing continuous improvement activities, and working with suppliers to achieve process improvements to meet quality, delivery, and cost improvement targets.
  • Identify the processes vital to get things done, adheres to ethics and compliance, ability to simplify ways of working, and ability to management multiple projects simultaneously to drive efficient and effective workflow.
  • Balances process-centric behaviors (looking for new and better ways to accomplish work) and results-driven behaviors (getting the work done). Do and improve the work. Seeks to understand different perspectives, cultures, and diverse experiences to foster collaboration in a highly matrix and global organization.
  • Flexibility to travel is required

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science field, or 7 years equivalent work experience in quality, tooling, or manufacturing.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in engineering, supplier quality, manufacturing operational excellence, and/or supplier development.
  • Experience in plant operations is required; 3+ years in plant operations preferred.
  • Demonstrated success with Cross-Functional leadership and project management capabilities.
  • Strong understanding of functional disciplines, such as Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory Compliance, Supply Chain, Supplier Quality, Materials Planning, etc.
  • Strong manufacturing process and operations knowledge. Expertise in one or more discrete manufacturing operations (plastic molding, automated assembly, electronics (PCBAs, sensors, cables).
  • Experience in a large-scale and global medical device, healthcare or highly regulated environment preferred. Experience in Automotive, Aerospace is a plus.
  • Strong command of quality systems, methods and practices; ISO13485, APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, MSA, PPAP & Run at Rate
  • Proven experience in technical problem solving and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes using tools, such a s: 8D, 5 WHYs, PDCA, and DMAIC. Six Sigma Green or Black Certified.
  • Operations Manufacturing Management – lean manufacturing: such as takt time vs. cycle time, TLA/OEE, etc… to drive throughput.
  • Operations Manufacturing Management – six sigma/DMAIC: ability to understand key elements such as process capability cpk/ppk, align measurement systems between supplier/company (Gage R&R, Attribute Agreement study..), DOE if supplier process is not capable to meet company requirements, etc.
  • Solid quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, and critical thinking skills. Readily distinguishes between what’s relevant and what’s unimportant to make sense of complex situations and decision-making; Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers. Analyses multiple and diverse sources of information to define problems accurately before moving to solutions.
  • Proven professional, accurate, clear and concise communication and presentation skills. Excellent technical writing skills and ability to communicate well (both written and verbal) laterally and vertically.
  • Strong program management skills leading large-scale, cross-functional teams. Ability to navigate a highly matrixed, global organization. Ability to lead suppliers in completing tasks and activities on time.
  • Experienced in working with people from multiple organizational levels, and with multinational employees

We offer:

  • Independent position with significant exposure in regional and global structures.
  • Working for a global med-tech leader
  • Permanent contract (after 3 months, probation period)
  • Annual bonus
  • PPE program with very attractive conditions available for each employee after 3 months
  • Private medical care
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Holiday allowance and 2 additional days off (conditional)
  • Employee referral program
  • Multisport card
  • Cafeteria-style plan
  • Possibilities for development on a personal and professional level
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Hybrid or remote working model

Zadzwoń do nas +48 22 114 37 61 lub wyślij nam swoje CV

Chcemy poinformować, że podjęliśmy wszelkie zalecane środki ochrony w stosunku do naszego zespołu, wobec kandydatów i naszych klientów aby uniknąć zagrożenia zarażenia Koronawirusem.
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We would like to inform that we undertook all available precautions for our staff,  candidates and customers necessary to avoid Covid-19 danger.
We are operating continuously. We understand that especially in this difficult time our customers need our continuous suport.
We suport also crisis management for HR area in comapnies.