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Responsibilities include a customer contact to serve as an interface when it comes to quality issues at receiving plants and the ability to coordinate activities between production and the customer. The customer contact should be the "customer's voice in production." The customer contact is an interface for field feedback and should be able to effectively communicate that feedback between stakeholders. The Customer contact claims should be handled as a model area for problem solving. Deliverables for this position are: number of customer claims, problem solving lead time and customer dialogue satisfaction.
Contact for claims from receiver plants, field customers and audits. Prioritize, analyze and follow up actions. Record the claims and report to assigner
Initiate and when needed participate in problem solving team, to analyze and evaluate incoming claims, Find the root cause category for the claim, perform risk analysis (faults on more parts or engines, risk of delivery disturbances), initiate short term solution ("firewall").Support manufacturing to decide if inspection of the plant stock is needed or not
Initiate, lead and coordinate improvement activities of delivered products at the receiver plant
Lead and coordinate internal campaigns
Analyze field issues together with product quality leader and agree about actions (QSP's)
Plan and perform the customer dialogue. Report the result. Address and perform necessary improvement activities according to the dialogue
Participate in global network to develop and harmonize the processes between the PTP sites
Support Production when it comes to situations to request deviation approval
Recommend to stop production and deliveries when it is necessary from a security, quality and environmental point of view
Inform plant management when needed about consequences, propose actions and report
Lead problem solving activities and report results
A Qualified Candidate Would Have the Following Skills/Experience:
High knowledge of customer and field impact
Be a problem solving expert
High technical knowledge of major components such as engines, transmissions and production processes
Good understanding of purchasing and development processes
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent years of experience
5+ years of relevant area experience
Good communication skills
Have a holistic view. Understand other cultures. Be a good listener and easily adapt to new situations
Proficiency in the English language is required
Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite