Total Supplier Operational Performance Director - PUR15703

Function: Purchasing
Localization: France - Ile de France - Nanterre
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 17th June 2019


BG Total Supplier OPerational Performance Director


 Reports To:   BG Purchasing VP (direct) and BG Quality VP (functional)


Essential responsibilities and duties

The Total Supplier Operational Performance Director supports the Purchasing VP in standardizing Processes in line with core procedures and in supporting Divisions in improving suppliers QCD results. He/she works as well with Commodity, Programs and series teams.


-       Defines & implement the purchasing Supplier & Development strategy & monitor its implementation through Quality and logistic indicators in collaboration with purchasing teams.

-       Defines BG  Supplier Quality and Backlogs/Delivery objectives and monitor progresses through monthly reporting and escalation process

-       Ensures that appropriate Supplier Quality resources (people and methods) are allocated to Supplier management for Panel,  programs & series (including Transfers).

-       Animates, trains and coaches his/her network in Divisions in order to ensure that BG strategy is deployed and  standards are respected

-       Ensures that Faurecia is supplied by approved Suppliers only and has a veto right during Sourcing committee process for the selection of suppliers in program and series (including transfers)

-       Has the authority to stop delivery of any supplied parts in case of serious non conformity (particularly Safety & Regulation concerns)

-       Ensures that the continuous improvement of suppliers includes both Quality and Delivery (8 Q basics, QRCI,…)

-       Ensures continuous improvement mindset through benchmark and promotion of good practices (tools, methodologies…)

-       Collaborate with Quality organization to ensure consistency end to end







Must have

Is a plus

Background requirements (education & experience)









-       Master Degree

-       Minimum 5 years experience as a SQM

-       Results oriented

-       Ethics & Integrity

-       Strategic thinking Experience to manage multinational distance team

-       Experience of a management role in a matrixed organization management.

-       Fluent english

-       Bi-lingual

-       International experience

-       Quality experience

-       R&D experience

-       Production management experience


Technical competencies (skills, knowledge and behavior)






-       Project Management Methodology

-       Quality Basics

-       APQP & PPAP

-       Supplier audit process

-       Quality & productivity management

-       Oral and written communication & presentation skills

-       Knowledge of product & process

-       Logistic basis

-       Cost model

-       Negotiation skills

-       Panel & Strategy management.

The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with a specialisation in international purchasing
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the same level of position in an industrial environment
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organisation
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English required)

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