Supplier Quality Improvement Manager
Full Time
Forli, Italy

Make ideas come to life. Globally.


For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

Supplier Quality Improvement Manager - Forlí (Italy)

In our world, we build on long-term relationships with our suppliers, the best value for money, the most meaningful innovation and excellent quality with respect for our values. Our mission is to support the company in delivering on time with perfect quality at the right cost so that as a company we can live up to the expectations of our customers.

We operate both at global and plant level and collaborate with a panel of international suppliers engaging them with our internal business partners like Sales, R&D, Quality, Manufacturing & Engineering, Product Line, Marketing, Finance etc.

We rely on building strong cooperation. We focus on innovation, quality, and development of long-term relationships with our strategic suppliers. Sustainability and continuous improvement are the elements that are underpinning our activity.

As we operate in a dynamic, international and competitive environment, Supplier Quality is sometimes quite challenging. We count on our well-developed social capabilities and a good set of technical or financial skills to get us through the day. 

We are offering a long-term, full-time position as Factory Supplier Quality Assurance Specialist.

We are looking forward to welcoming in our team, individuals who go the extra mile and put their energy in converting ideas and concepts into projects and actions to satisfy our customers’ needs.


The supplier quality role operates daily in the field with contact to the higher levels in a supplier organization. Simultaneously she/he is capable of working with operational challenges to drive improvements and ensure component quality working on prevention with suppliers.

Great analytical capabilities combined with excellent communication skills are needed to convince the suppliers to believe in and execute the commonly established plans. Ability to evaluate Control Plan and regular progress reports to be provided to both supplier and Electrolux Leadership.  

Among the different areas of responsibilities, she/he will:
- Maintaining good collaboration with supplier team and all stakeholders.
- Organizing a professional transfer/exchange of information.
- Keeping the best interest of Electrolux in mind in all decisions 
- Exchanging information with all stakeholders.
- Establish and drive activities to achieve the planned results.
- Prepare, and organize training for teams with clear inputs and tasks
- Being a center of knowledge and best practice for process excellence inside EMEA.
Perform regular audit at Supplier level
- Keep supplier data confidential
..All this while keeping Electrolux values and priorities in check.

If you are a team worker, willing to take on new challenges,
If you are capable to develop and take important business decisions,
If you are ready to withstand the pressure and responsibility of your function,
if you have excellent negotiating and influencing skills,
If you are open minded and creative,
If you think you will be able to contribute to the success of our company,

… then this is the opportunity you were looking for.

- Technical degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent – by experience
- Relevant experience in manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, logistics or Quality- Experience in Value Stream Mapping, Total productive maintenance, OEE, 5S, SMED
- Time and Method study
- Know how about Injection molding and stamping tool concept, technology, and function
- Languages: Mandatory fluent English, any other language will be an asset

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