job summary: Our client, a cutting edge creator & developer of electric vehicle technology, is seeking a Supplier Quality Director with direct experience in the automotive industry, preferably directly in the Electric Vehicle space, to develop and implement supplier quality standards and best practices for supplier selection, supplier part quality management and ongoing supplier development. Qualified candiddates will have extensive knowledge of ISO 9001 / IATF 16949 and other US and global automotive standards, as well as quality manufacturing best practices. location: Gardena, California job type: Permanent salary: $175,000 - 245,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Lead the development, implementation and communication of the Supplier Quality organization strategy, including the appropriate deployment/hiring of talent, developing standards and specifications, implementing processes and training for current and future Supplier Quality Engineering personnelLead continuous improvement of supplier quality standards/metrics by leading the supplier quality team and working with tier 1/2 suppliers to ensure product quality amongst supply sources, manufacturing processes, production readiness, and final quality assurance and controlDrive the strategy and development of supplier quality processes and road mapping of current and future programs utilizing Advanced Product Quality PlanningDevelop Supplier Quality Benchmarks and Standards; provide technical perspective and expertise in terms of quality standards for internal technical teams, critical suppliers and partnersDevelop strategy to improve low performing Supplier Metrics including part quality and deliveryDevelop the supplier quality risk matrix complete with risk mitigation planDevelop standard work for APQP, SCAR's, Supplier Assessments and Score CardsCollaborate with plant leadership to maintain standardization in all supplier quality processes globallyWork closely with company Stakeholders, Executives, and Organization Leaders to ensure supplier part acceptance and timelines are metProvide the necessary training, communications, and program management qualifications: Experience level: DirectorMinimum 15 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: QualityLeanSix SigmaSupplier QualityProcess Improvement For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.