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Senior Manager (L5) - Advanced Quality

Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

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Position Summary with Job Responsibilities

Position Description Format
Position Name Sr Manager – Advanced Quality Position level L5
DEM position name DGM – Advanced Quality DEM position level L4
FEM position name FEM position level    -
Purpose of the position
This role is responsible to manage new part development with suppliers in order to facilitate launch of new product or meet the various changes needed in existing products.
Dimensions of the position
5-20 vendors depending upon commodity
Personal Profile
Education BE/BTech
1.Supplier Audits
2.Statistical Process Control analysis and deployments 
3.Problem Solving skills
4.Project Management
5.Process knowledge
6.SAP Material Module
Relevant Experience:
1.Experience working with Automotive Industry.
2.Having comprehensive knowledge of commodity and proficiency in manufacturing process, technology, supplier base domestic & international, APQP & PPAP, Manufacturing process and tooling.


Work Experience

Job Responsibility
1 Design Feasibility & Supplier Selection Process
1.Analyse the part design received from Engineering for manufacturability of the part as Matched Pair team along with Engineering and Purchase.
2.Engage with supplier in early vehicle development phase to ensure quality and timely delivery of new parts (EVI - Early Vendor Involvement).
3.Identify, and recommend potential suppliers after receiving SOR from engineering. 
4.Shortlist suppliers based on technical capabilities in the sourcing council by conducting technical review sign off (TRSO) along with Purchase, Engineering and FMQ.
5.Conduct as a CFT member, Design Failure mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA) review, in order to ensure that all past potential Design failures are captured in the current design.
2Part development planning
1.Prepare a plan for every part (PFEP) under the vehicle build plan.
2.Prepare Advanced part quality plan (APQP) for every part to meet the timelines of vehicle build plan in partnership with supplier.
3.Study the part design and list CTQ parameters to ensure fitment and reliability of the part.
4.Design Validation plan sign off mentioning test start/ end date as per Engineering agreed specifications.
5.Prepare part Manufacturing Planning at supplier end by creating Process Flow Diagram, Floor Plan Layout, PFMEA and RPN Reduction Plan, Facilities Preparation, Machinery & Equipment requirement, Tooling and Packaging Specifications.
6.Verify Tier 2 supplier Planning by validating their Tooling, Equipment, Production capacity, PPAP, Run @ Rate verification.
7.Prepare Quality Plans which includes APQP Program Review frequency, Control Plans, Gauges / Checking Fixtures, Operator and Gauge Instructions, Boundary Samples and TGR/TGW.
8.Plan and verify that the team leaders, quality team members and operators are trained for production and quality of the part.
9.Review in detail and assess readiness for Tooling Kick Off (TKO), Monitor tool development including risks associated.

Tata Motors Leadership Competencies

Customer Centricity - Anticipating, understanding and focusing efforts on meeting the customer (stakeholders) needs or expectations
Developing Self and Others - Recognizing continuous development is essential for success and taking steps to develop self and helping others to excel
Driving Execution - Translating strategy into action and execution
Leading by Example - Encouraging and following ethical standards
Leading Change - Recognizing the need for change, initiating and adapting to change
Motivating Self and Others - Inspiring teams and individuals

Functional Competencies


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