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Manager, Corporate Supplier Quality in Indianapolis, IN at Delta Faucet Company

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

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Job Description

Job Description


Are you an ambitious individual who enjoys continuous improvement and is willing to challenge the status quo? Do you have experience and enjoy working in a Quality role, on cross-functional teams, and closely with manufacturing and suppliers? Are you someone that can see not only “what is” but also “what can be”?

Delta Faucet is seeking an all-star employee to lead Delta's Supplier Quality group and to help ensure the overall quality and service of our supply base.


  • Closely oversee the planning, prioritization, and execution of Supplier Quality activities across multiple locations and countries, and serve as the voice of Supplier Quality at headquarters
  • Actively work with Delta’s manufacturing plants and suppliers to address issues in a timely and fair manner to prevent recurrence while minimizing the impact to downstream customers and the end users
  • Actively participate on the Commodity Leadership Team, Quality Leadership Team, and Engineering & Quality Leadership Teams and ensure quality related activities involving the Commodity Teams, Value Management, and Product Sustainment are properly resourced
  • Ensure quality data (e.g. PPM, PPAP Sustainability, NCM’s, CAR’s) is accurate, timely, and being actively used to monitor & improve supplier’ performance and considered during Sourcing decisions and strategy development
  • Ensure Delta Faucet’s risk in using new suppliers or new processes at existing suppliers is adequately identified, considered, and mitigated.
  • Develop the annual supplier quality audit schedule and ensure its on-time completion
  • Continually seek and implement improvements to Delta’s Engineering and Quality systems, processes, documentation, metrics, etc.

Education & Experience:

  • A 4-year college degree
  • Validated leadership abilities both in leading people and managing projects
  • Prior experience working in Quality and the use of common quality concepts and tools (e.g. PPAP, FMEA’s, APQP, GD&T, R&R Studies)
  • Experience as a lead auditor of quality systems and processes
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to lead and inspire change (cross-functionally and globally)
  • Proven teamwork, negotiation & conflict resolution skills with experience working well both alone as well as cross-functionally
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Able and willing to travel ≈ 20% of the time (both domestically and internationally) and to participate in international conference calls (both morning and evening due to time differences)

EEO Statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Delta Faucet Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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