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Senior Manager - Advance Quality

Date: Feb 25, 2024

Location: Pune, MH, IN

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Position Summary with Job Responsibilities

Position Name    Manager AQ    Position level    Level 5
DEM position name    DGM AQ PVBU    DEM position level    Level 4
FEM position name    NA    FEM position level    NA
Purpose of the position
This position is responsible for development of commodity aggregates starting from –RFQ study, Technical feasibility, TRSO, following robust Prox  process . Ensure that parts are developed in line with  Quality and quantity targets ensuring timely delivery meeting project milestones. This position is also responsible for close co-ordination with ERC, Product Line, Suppliers
Dimensions of the position:
Non-Financial: Delivery of projects approx. 5 – involved in 90 exclusive parts
Number of Employees in AQ Commodity group– Approx.    White collar as per OE
Personal Profile
Education    B.E./B.Tech
Skills/ Competencies    1. Drive for results
2. Customer Centricity
3. Dealing with Ambiguity
4. Interpersonal effectiveness
5.Business Acumen 
6. Problem solving orientation. 
7. Risk management
8. Timely decision making
Relevant Experience :
5 to 15 years of relevant experience in Automobile Industry with in-depth knowledge of supplier base, manufacturing processes, APQP, PPAP, SPC and problem solving techniques. upcoming technology and technical knowledge of Part specification/Part development, Quality tools.


Work Experience

Key Responsibilities:
1    Advance Quality Strategy execution
•    Implementation of action plan in  part development strategies aggregate wise with respect to project milestone to ensure on time flawless launch, capacity enhancement and VAVE    
•    Development strategy execution (Target Vs Actual)
2    Advanced Quality (AQ) - Development of out-sourced parts from Suppliers for new projects
•    Deployment of action plan for of part development w.r.t project milestones given by Product Line and inform deviations if any.
•    Comply to ProX processes for new projects and escalate issues if any.
•    Execute action plan for capacity enhancements w.r.t volume projections, cost reductions and quality improvements.
•    Implement and verify corrective actions planned through learnings from past / other projects (LLL ) during development and PPAP.
•    Conduct physical verification and tool capitalisation activities as per timelines for new parts.
•    Conduct onsite reviews at supplier end for Verification of regulatory and safety compliance related to part development.
•    Execute onsite PPAP for each and every part  including quality and capacity requirements, escalate along with action plan in case of non- compliance.
•    Propose ideas, get approval and implement action plan for faster resolution for resolution of critical issues for achievement of Quality Score card parameters for supplier parts.    
•    Adherence to plan – APQP and PPAP
•    Gateway milestone compliance
•    Conceptualise LLL (Lessons Leant Library) concept and drive adoption
•    Craftsmanship, VLO scores
•    Quality issues resolved, Part rejection (PPM) and no. of QRT issues post launch.
•    Capacity proving in line with SOR volumes
•    Capacity alignment action plans
3    Profitability Enhancement
•    Implementation of syndicated and ERC released ideas of VAVE.
•    Coordinate and Participate in idea generation workshop with Suppliers.    
•    VAVE proposal implementation
•    No. of Ideas generated.
4    Building Sustainable Supplier Base 
•    Conduct onsite MSA and prepare and release assessment report for new and existing sources, escalate in case of deviation.
•    Implement development actions for alternate source to support supplier base rationalization initiative.     
•    MSA audit plan vs actual
5    People Management:
•    Adhere to training and development plans    
•    Execute training plan

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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