Siemens Supplier Quality Manager - Building Technologies - Buffalo Grove, IL in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Supplier Quality Manager - Building Technologies - Buffalo Grove, IL

Locations:Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Family: Quality Management


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Country Division Controller

Requisition Number: 213492

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

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Position Overview

The Supplier Quality Manager (SQM) will manage all aspects of quality and drive a preventative quality culture throughout the supply chain. The SQM will work with the Product and Project business to monitor and improve overall supplier quality. The SQM will be capable of managing multiple priorities, deadlines and projects. The SQM must have the ability to develop and manage quality concepts for improvement activities.

This position is based in the Buffalo Grove, Illinois office and reports to the Head of Commodity Management in Procurement of BT. The position is an individual contributor.


  • Introduce and maintain strategic supplier quality management activities to ensure the requested quality of the supplied parts, components and services.

  • Coordinate and implement a quality strategy to support the category management and project procurement manger

  • Initiate, lead and mange cross-functional teams for supplier improvements projects in a factory and construction business environment

  • Conduct supplier capability assessments and process audits

  • Prevention, avoidance and reduction of process and non-conformance costs caused by purchased goods across the entire product and project life cycle

  • Maintain and improve strategic procurement processes and ensure requirements of the Quality Management System are met

  • Ownership of the overall supplier management process

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS/BA in Engineering/Supply Chain/Quality/Business

  • At least 4 years in Supplier Management (Supplier selection through Phase Out) or Strategic Procurement

  • Position requires up to 25% travel

  • Knowledge in quality management and prevention oriented quality methods

  • Knowledge of APQP and PPAP process is required

  • Analytical approach, well organized, with excellence communication skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience in Quality Management Function

  • Certified VDA 6.3 Auditor

  • Experience in Construction Business and Project Business

  • Experience leading teams

  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification


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