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QuEST Global Supply Chain Project Lead in Phoenix, Arizona



Supply Chain Project Lead

Job Description:

Who is QuEST?

Our goal is to become the most recognized and trusted global engineering partner for our customers—Fortune 500 companies in the Aerospace, Medical Devices, Oil & Gas, Power, and Transportation industries. We know we can find solutions to their most important technical and business challenges they encounter. We aren’t consultants. We help them make their products the most competitive in the world and that’s how we’ve grown to over 11,000 problem solvers from 50 centers around the world. We aspire to be a 100-year company, which doesn’t mean staid and boring, but rather, we evolve and adapt to create the frontier of the engineering services industry.

The Role

QuEST Global’s Phoenix Project Engineering team is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Team Lead on their Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Team. In addition to executing a customer’s Statement of Work, you will be responsible for a team of up to 8 project engineers. This role would require a background in reviewing and modifying work instructions and familiarity with First Article Inspections.

Job Functions

Team Lead Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with on‐boarding of new employees

  • Process development

  • Document processes, tools and templates

  • Gather and develop training materials

  • Establish reporting rhythm with customer

  • Ensure conformance to process across team

  • Employee development

  • Setting and monitoring Key Result Areas (KRAs) quarterly

  • Annual performance reviews

  • Mapping career development plans

  • Mentor and facilitate training for team members

  • Project Management

  • Meet with customer’s regularly to monitor project health

  • Providing weekly status reports to all customers

  • Weekly hours reporting

  • Monthly deliverables reporting

  • Gathering MFAs

  • Hold team meetings to flow out information

  • Seek out new work opportunities for QuEST

Project Responsibilities:

Additional responsibilities include ensuring that the team develops and executes the following:

  • Gather necessary data, create and analyze metrics, maintain appropriate databases, and send required reports to the customer and the supply base

  • Ensure success of the QuEST Cross-Functional-Teams by helping to interact with aerospace manufacturing suppliers, set and report hardware commitment dates, and track and expedite the delivery of hardware.

  • Coordinate with supplier and customer if there are changes in delivery dates or requirements

  • Support project management and program management to quote and close work packages

  • Develop work instructions to implement best practices / lessons learned and ensure repeatability

  • Collaborate, mentor, and train other QuEST Team Members.

  • Participate in technical reviews within your knowledge base.


We’re excited to talk to you if:

  • Bachelor's Degree / Master’s Preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in supply chain and procurement

  • The candidate must have the ability to work virtually with an experienced team of professionals with a track record of coming through on commitments.

  • Experience with Business Management Software and Databases preferred; experience with SAP would be a plus

  • Like to work in a fast paced, creative environment without a lot of management oversite. You are independent and forward facing.

  • Enjoy people and dynamic teams with diverse experiences. We have fun together!

  • Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents

Location: San Antonio, TX

Travel: 10%

Compensation type: Salary Exempt with a competitive package dependent on level of experience

Reports to: QuEST Program Manager

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Job Type:

Full Time-Regular

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United States

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Education Type:

Bachelors-Science (B.Sc)

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Experience Level:

Mid Level