supplier quality specialist in calgary

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This position assists in reducing risk and maximizing the Total Cost of Ownership of our assets by ensuring that approved suppliers meet technical, quality and commercial requirements by the accurate and timely administration of our client's Approved Supplier List, coordination of supplier assessments and the development and/or enhancement of current processes and procedures. This position is accountable for the scheduling and coordination of supplier assessments and as a point of contact for internal stakeholders requesting supplier information. This position is expected to work with significant independence on standard assignments. This function reports directly to the Manager, Supplier Quality.

Manages the assessment of suppliers (contractors and manufacturers) which consists of coordinating schedules and obtaining/disseminating required information to the assessment team; information may include obtaining Quality Manuals, Non-Conformance and Root-Cause information, Financial and Sustainability reports or copies of relevant Certifications.

- Provides notifications to suppliers on their approval status.

- Administers the client's Approved Supplier List, providing accurate and timely entry of data as required.

- Develop department processes and procedures for assigned projects and ensures adherence to them.

- Provides training and presentations to internal stakeholders on systems, processes or procedures.

- Provides recommendations to improve department processes and executes upon those recommendations upon management approval.

- Assist in the development of Key Performance Indicators and subsequent monitoring against targets.

- Acts as a Point of Contact for inter-company requests involving supplier information.

- Acts as a department representative for assigned inter-company initiatives.

- Conducts commercial assessments of suppliers for listing on our client's Approved Supplier List and conveys findings to the Supplier Quality Manager and Specialists.

- This position will require a high degree of contact with external suppliers by phone and/or email for the purpose of either providing/obtaining information, scheduling of assessments or for analytical use.

- Contact with various internal departments will occur on a daily basis for the purpose of obtaining or providing information on supplies and the coordination/scheduling of assessment teams. Internal contacts include:
o Supply Chain Management
o Project Management / Controls
o Quality
o Legal
o Finance
o Sustainability
o Safety
o Environmental

- University degree required with 2 – 4 years of relevant experience.

- Excellent attention to detail, planning and organizational ability; expected to work with significant independence on standard assignments.

- Strong ability to network and build inter-company relationships.

- High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio).

- Effective communication skills; listen carefully to others, keep others informed and convey facts and information clearly in written communications.

- Encourage collaboration by relating to people in an open and professional manner while remaining positive and respectful even in difficult situations.

- Demonstrate an awareness of the use of key metrics and measures and shows an understanding of how their area performance contributes to the overall performance of the organization.

- Ability to identify opportunities to increase efficiency, simplicity, and revenue.

- Work productively in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty and readily adapts to different ways of doing things.

- Exhibits our client's Core and Leadership Competencies.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Enrollment or completion of a SCM related professional certification, such as SCMP or ISM, is considered an asset.

-Familiarity with ISO 9001 or equivalent Quality Management System.
Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.