Supply Chain Quality Team Lead
Rocket Lab USA
Auckland, New Zealand
23d ago

Rocket Lab€™s Supply Change function is growing rapidly, and we now have a newly created Supply Chain Quality Team Lead position available, which forms part of the global supply chain team.

This is a great opportunity to join one of New Zealand€™s most exciting organisations that offers individuals the opportunity to be challenged daily whilst providing a fantastic service to a wide range of internal stakeholders.

The Supply Chain Quality Team Lead will be responsible for setting up the Supplier Quality Management Process, including writing a supplier quality manual, establishing an auditing process for third party suppliers, establishing inwards goods QC processes and functionally managing the QC team.

Quality Management

  • Write and maintain supplier quality manual for Rocket Lab
  • Design and implement supplier auditing process in NZ and globally to establish risk in the current supply chain and support future sourcing strategies
  • Quality Control (Inwards)

  • Authoring and recording of quality policy / SOPs
  • Lead the team to ensure inwards quality control processes are followed and recorded
  • Design and implement reverse logistics process
  • Supplier Auditing

  • Design and implement supplier auditing process together with key internal stakeholders
  • Establish a risk register to identify key supply chain risks from a quality perspective and ensure these are addressed together with the wider team
  • Process & Procedures

  • Support Rocket Lab in its transition to a manufacturing business based on quality and accuracy by identifying
  • Customer Service

  • Support Supply Chain in being a trusted partner to the business by maintaining appropriate channels of communication with key stakeholders
  • Ensure information is communicated in a timely manner to relevant people
  • Reporting & Data Integrity

  • Ensure all supplier quality related data is recorded and updated regularly by the team Reporting requirements established with the business are adhered to
  • Essential skills & experience required

  • 5+ years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
  • A relevant bachelor€™s degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in defining supplier quality management processes and writing supplier quality manuals
  • Experience in auditing suppliers and managing supply chain risks
  • Good verbal and report writing skills and ability to work positively with and influence others
  • An adaptable approach with high emotional intelligence
  • Ability to work in a team and to build effective working relationships with external and internal customers
  • Have a current Driver€™s License and ability to travel independently
  • Preferred skills & experience required

  • Ability to lead a team
  • Experience in Aerospace or Aviation
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Apply
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