COVID-19 message from our Chief People Officer. Read more >

Quality Advisor

Job area Supply Chain Location UK Remote, United Kingdom. Contract type Full time

Role Profile

Title: 

Quality Advisor

Reports to: 

UK Quality Manager

Context:

Working within projects, in conjunction with the Information Management Team, Safety Team, and Quality Technicians, the Field Quality Advisor will be principally responsible for ensuring that Vanderlande are driving the quality management and assurance of all activities within project.

Conduct Training and awareness on quality related activities (including onboarding inductions where needed)

Emphasis will be placed on ensuring that all activities are conducted in alignment with the Vanderlande Process Map 2.0, Vanderlande and Sub-contractor quality (or other) plans, benchmark documents and installation instructions including ensuring relevant deliverables are available at the appropriate milestones.

The scope of the role will be in relation to monitoring and auditing:

  • Project on-site activity
  • Sub-contractor/supplier activities (such as manufacturing and installation)
  • Sub-contractor/supplier pre-approval audits

The role will require travel within the UK to project sites or supplier’s sites as required.

The Field Quality Advisor will be responsible for development and confirming that, the Vanderlande and Sub-contractor quality plans comprehensively capture Vanderlande and customer specific requirements and will administer appropriate governance during the installation and manufacturing/supply processes.

Ensuring root cause analysis is carried out on non-conformances identified and tracking actions raised through audits and other tools through to closure

Driving a right first time & injury free culture of continuous improvement, elevating the safety and quality culture to ensure the project teams and supply base understand and implement good safety and quality assurance practices throughout the life cycle of the project – instilling a culture of prevention rather than detection in all areas

Accountabilities

Vanderlande Values

The Field Quality Advisor will be accountable for:

Quality Planning

  • Agree and confirm Supplier Quality plans
  • Involved in development of Vanderlande Quality Plan(s)
  • Ensure a comprehensive list of deliverables is created and inputting into that process (Vanderlande, Supplier/Sub-contractor and Customer)
  • Ensure availability of installation instructions and benchmarking – both for Vanderlande activities and also sub-contractor activities /products (Documentation and/or visual standards)

Audit and Governance

  • Creating audit plans
  • Confirm correct issue documents in use
  • Confirm adherence to installation instructions and benchmark documents
  • Audit compliance to quality and other plans (internal and external)
  • Confirm deliverables available at appropriate milestones
  • Supplier audits (including monitoring the quality of the product and the product delivered by visiting supplier sites – e.g. by witnessing FAT tests)
  • Project Site audits
  • Close out of audit non-conformities to root cause

Non-conformity Management

  • Ensuring the logging, reporting and follow up of issues through appropriate tools (Omnitracker, Protrack, DCR etc)
  • Logging, reporting and follow up on audit findings
  • Ensuring containment and Root cause analysis for issues identified
  • Assigning and estimating costs related to non-conformances

Reporting

  • Creating reports and analysis on audits and non-conformities and their status

Training

  • Carry out induction training related to quality aspects
  • Carry out training as required on problem solving, root cause analysis

Ownership

Build Reputation with Customers

The Field Quality Advisor will ensure that customer requirements are satisfied as defined by:

  • deliverables definition and monitoring
  • quality planning and ensuring those plans are applied
  • responding quickly to customer concerns
  • ensuring limited snags are identified by the customer through a proactive prevention approach
  • Ensuring non-conformances are identified, contained and subsequently facilitating root cause analysis

Drive to Win

  • Ownership of achievement to plans, understanding any gaps, and providing a central role in the local resolution method.
  • Aiming for zero defects strategy

Team Play

  • Interaction & coordination between all stakeholders both, internal, sub-contractor/supplier and customer ensuring issues are resolved with all parties

Every day better

  • Training and awareness of the “right first time” strategy with all concerned stakeholders and achieving “buy in” from those stakeholders.
  • Being able to facilitate with team members proper root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Liaison with Quality Technicians, Information management and H&S team

Safe Base & We Care

  • Championing that the beneficial inter-relationship between safety and quality are the prime focus of site supervision.
  • Being the site owner of continuous improvement on site through clear monitoring of targeted KPI’s, cross functional collaboration, and lessons learned.
  • Always aiming for a Zero defects target

Experience and Qualifications

Preferred qualification:

  • Member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), with appropriate qualifications and experience gained (ideally MCQI or CPQ but consideration will be given to PCQI)
  • Auditing qualification (preferably Lead auditor)

Relevant experience:

  • Significant Experience in a quality role in automotive, manufacturing or ideally a project environment
  • Experience in working with management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and ISO 45001)
  • Experience in working in quality in a project environment
  • Interfacing with clients where appropriate, and chairing meetings locally as required. Adept at conflict resolution
  • Very computer literate, capable of using MS outlook and office suite (familiarity with SharePoint would also be desirable).
  • Able to collate data and generate the present reports.
  • Experience auditing suppliers against relevant international standards
  • Being process driven – having a clear understanding of a process approach

Personal characteristics

  • Good communication skills
  • Observant
  • Accurate, systematic, solutions and results-oriented, resourceful
  • Flexible, responsible, sense of autonomy in understanding the requirements of your own work
  • Be able to function independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent management/knowledge of English language
  • Willing to travel and work on location
  • be analytical, cost-conscious and results-oriented, maintaining regular contact with the internal and external stakeholders
  • Exhibit strong leadership, be a good listener, and assertive not aggressive. Can balance competing priorities delivering sustainable quality improvements within pressing deadlines under pressure.

More Supply Chain jobs

Manufacturing Quality Assurance Engineer

Veghel, Netherlands. Wil je jouw carrière voortzetten in een dynamische en lean manufacturing omgeving bij een marktleider? Zo ja, stop dan met...

CNC Draaier / Programmeur Okuma 2-ploegendienst

Veghel, Netherlands. Wil jij graag een belangrijke bijdrage leveren aan een team van gemotiveerde vak kanjers die samen werken aan prachtige internationale...

Okuma CNC Programmeur 2-ploegendienst

Veghel, Netherlands. Wil jij graag een belangrijke bijdrage leveren aan een team van gemotiveerde vak kanjers die samen werken aan prachtige internationale...

Assemblage Monteur met Lean Manufacturing Instelling

Veghel, Netherlands. Vind jij het een uitdaging om van specificaties, tekeningen en instructies tot een compleet mechatronisch eindproduct op te bouwen? Stimuleer...

Welder III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Welding Operator II joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weld able material by applying appropriate welding...

Mechanic Mechatronics

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The...

Coating Operator

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Coating operator I is responsible for making the Coating line production-ready, sets up, operates and makes corrections...

Operational Buyer II

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. The Supply Chain Center North America (SCC NA) is responsible for the procurement of all equipment & services, subcontracting of...

Physical Distribution Employee II

Acworth, United States of America. Physical Distribution Employee II Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): Execute tasks as requested or required Follow defined processes for...

Project Estimator – RMR WS

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. Vanderlande’s Service RMR Department is responsible for the planning and implementation of complex material flow systems as well as their...

Second Shift Manufacturing Production Planner

Acworth, United States of America. The Production Planner is responsible for planning and controlling the machines, employees, and resources within Manufacturing. The primary goal of...

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. Senior Quality Engineer The Quality Assurance Department works in close cooperation with Project Engineers, R&D and Supply Chain Management. The...

Sr. Quality Engineer

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Quality Engineer must be able to clearly state issues noted, apply root cause corrective action techniques and...

Manufacturing Engineer / Werkvoorbereider

Veghel, Netherlands. Wil jij graag een belangrijke bijdrage leveren aan een team van gemotiveerde vak kanjers die samen werken aan prachtige internationale...

Item masterdata Administrator

Pune I, India. Would you like to progress your career in a dynamic team that is key to the success of the organization?...

Senior Supply Chain Project Specialist

Veghel, Netherlands. Do you love working internationally? Do you have an interest or experience in project management? Are you knowledgeable on Supply...

Teamlead Quality Assurance Engineer Industrialization

Veghel, Netherlands. Would you like to progress your career in a dynamic, rewarding and market-leading environment? If the answer is “yes”, then...

Warehouse Supervisor

Los Angeles Office, United States of America. Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): Accomplishes warehouse human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and...

Sourcing Manager Mechanical Assemblies

Veghel, Netherlands. Do you want to contribute on a strategic level? Are you a team player with sourcing experience and able to...

Installations Estimator

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. Overview Vanderlande’s Site Management Department is responsible for the Installation and site execution of Material Handling, Warehouse Automation and Parcel...

Operational Buyer

Pune I, India. ·         Process the engineer to order (ETO) specifications. ·         Collaborate with sourcing on new items and where to purchase from....

Project Buyer

Veghel, Netherlands. Are you a purchasing professional with experience in the field of (project) procurement and do you feel completely at home...

Sr. Supply Chain Coordinator

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. The Supply Chain department is responsible for the procurement of all equipment & services, subcontracting of 3rd party designed equipment...

Contracts Manager

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. The Contracts Manager is responsible for the procurement and subcontracting of 3rd party designed equipment and site installation services that...

Manufacturing Operational Buyer

Acworth, United States of America. Operational Buyer I POSTION SUMMARY: The Supply Chain Center North America (SCC NA) is responsible for the procurement of all...

Manufacturing Operational Buyer

Acworth, United States of America. Job Description – Operational Buyer I POSTION SUMMARY: The Supply Chain Center North America (SCC NA) is responsible for the...

Packaging Engineer

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Packaging Engineer will collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure key criteria is achieved in the performance of...

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): Completes all training for operational, work management, and other related areas. Responsible for but...

Operational Buyer

Barcelona Office, Spain.

APS Service Project Buyer

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. Position Summary: Provides effective and efficient administrative support to the Service sites by supporting site managers and employees through a...

Demand Planner (S&OP)

Pune I, India. Would you like to progress your career in a dynamic, rewarding and market-leading environment? If the answer is “yes”, then...

Projekteinkäufer (m/w/d)

Siegen, Germany. Ja, wir sind schon echte „Wow-Maniacs“. Weil wir aus dem Stand heraus Großes schaffen, im Kopf beweglich bleiben und immer...

Cost Engineer Electromechanical and Controls Equipment

Veghel, Netherlands. Your role As a Cost Engineer for Electromechanical and Controls equipment, you will support/lead the cost pricing consulting and maintenance...

Manufacturing Engineer / Werkvoorbereider Manufacturing

Veghel, Netherlands. Ons bedrijf Vanderlande is wereldmarktleider in toekomstbestendige logistieke procesautomatisering op luchthavens – van London Heathrow tot Singapore Changi – en...

Product Engineer Manufacturing

Veghel, Netherlands. Ons bedrijf Vanderlande is wereldmarktleider in toekomstbestendige logistieke procesautomatisering op luchthavens – van London Heathrow tot Singapore Changi – en...

JD Edwards Expert in Mfg Production Planning

Acworth, United States of America. Looking for Expert Level experience in JD Edwards MRP Planning. 3 years of minimum experience in a mature Planning environment...

Warehouse Technician

Acworth, United States of America. Position Summary: The warehouse operator is responsible for receiving purchase orders, unloading and loading trailers, picking orders, creating space-consolidated warehouse...

Quality Control Inspector

Acworth, United States of America. A Quality Control Inspector performs assessment, documentation and organization tasks to support the efficiency and effectiveness of their organization’s supply...

Senior Operational Buyer

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): •    Process engineering specifications to order messages (ETO)•    Managing open order messages and translating...

Senior Supply Chain Coordinator

Veghel, Netherlands. Do you love working internationally? Do you have an interest or experience in project management? Are you knowledgeable on Supply...

Operational Buyer I

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Supply Chain Center North America (SCC NA) is responsible for the procurement of all equipment & services,...

Project Leader Field Quality

Veghel, Netherlands. Do you believe business should have a bigger ambition than short-term profit? Are you an experienced Project Leader and do...

Warehouse Logistiek Medewerker Manufacturing

Veghel, Netherlands.

CNC Bending operator II

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Bending Operator produces machine-formed products/parts in accordance with the work orders issued. The Bending Operator produces machine-formed...

Mechanic Mechatronic III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The...

Mechanic Mechatronic III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The...

Mechanic Mechatronic III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The...

CNC Bending Operator III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Bending Operator produces machine-formed products/parts in accordance with the work orders issued. The Bending Operator produces machine-formed...

Coating Operator I

Acworth, United States of America. TITLE: Coating Operator I (Hanger) DEPT: REPORTS TO (POSITION): Production Manager FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt HAY: 5 DATE:  May 2021 POSTION...

Mechanic Mechatronic III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The...

Mechanic Mechatronic III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY: The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The...

Mechanic Mechatronics III

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY:  The Mechanic Mechatronics (Floor Assembler) assembles equipment built based on a specification, work card, drawing and instruction. The Mechanic...

CNC Bending Operator III

Acworth, United States of America. The Bending Operator produces machine-formed products/parts in accordance with the work orders issued. The Bending Operator produces machine-formed products (product...

CNC Bending Operator III

Acworth, United States of America. The Bending Operator produces machine-formed products/parts in accordance with the work orders issued. The Bending Operator produces machine-formed products (product...

Paint Line Operator

Acworth, United States of America. Required Education and Experience: Forklift certification High School Diploma or equivalent                                                                                                                                                                                                         Preferred Qualifications: Painting experience     Knowledge-Skills-Abilities...

Assembly Worker

Acworth, United States of America. Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): Read and follow blue prints, work instructions and procedures to assemble equipment. Determines assembly...

Assembly Worker

Acworth, United States of America. POSTION SUMMARY – Assembly Worker Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): Read and follow blue prints, work instructions and procedures...

FMC Laser Operator

Acworth, United States of America. TITLE: FMC Operator II (Laser) DEPT: REPORTS TO (POSITION): Production Manager FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt HAY: 15 DATE:  May 2021 POSTION...

Supply Chain Coordinator

Marietta (Atlanta), United States of America. The Supply Chain department is responsible for the procurement of all equipment & services, subcontracting of 3rd party designed equipment...