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Supplier Quality Manager

Rheinmetall - Redbank Plains, QLD

Manufacturing & Industrial
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About Rheinmetall Defence Australia

Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) is a major Defence company with operations across Australia and New Zealand delivering specialist Defence capability to the Australian Defence Force and New Zealand Defence Force. RDA is a subsidiary of Rheinmetall Group, a global Defence and Automotive technology group based in Dusseldorf, Germany. RDA is a trusted partner to the ADF through its three divisions - Vehicle Systems, Electronics Solutions and Weapons, Ammunition & Protection.

RDA is rapidly growing its Australian footprint to deliver system solutions and capability to the ADF in the areas of mobility, lethality, reconnaissance, protection, and sustainment.

About the role

As the Supplier Quality Manager at Rheinmetall Defence Australia, you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational management support to the Australian Industry Capability team by overseeing the various supplier quality projects. You will also ensure that performance and deliverables of contractors and / or suppliers are consistent with global and local business requirements.

As the Supplier Quality Manager, you can anticipate some of your day-to-day tasks to include:

  • Lead, coach and mentor a team of Supplier Quality Engineers;
  • Lead the effort on supplier vetting and performance review processes through a balance scorecard approach;
  • Collect and evaluate supplier quality data and report / present supplier performance metrics monthly and as requested;
  • Embed a formal risk management approach which applies at all levels of the organisation;
  • Lead and conduct external audits and participate in internal audits of contractors and supplier quality systems;
  • Identify "At-Risk" suppliers and employ quality strategies to prevent the production of defective products;
  • Support external suppliers with preventive quality methods, process capability and supplier production processes to ensure high quality supplier performance;
  • Collaborate with procurement and our global supply base to identify new suppliers; and
  • Assist in training both internal and external suppliers on the supplier management documentation requirements for Australian Defence.

What are we looking for?

Rheinmetall seeks applicants who exemplify our Company’s values of Respect, Trust and Openness. This creates a workplace environment where employees value each other, live up to their promises and communicate openly.

The experience and skillset best suited to this role includes: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Commerce, Engineering or any related discipline;
  • Extensive experience in supplier evaluation / selection and supply base management;
  • Demonstrated progressive leadership experience;
  • Proven experience working in project or program management within the manufacturing / defence / government environment;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, consultation and negotiation skills;
  • Advanced MS Office skills;
  • Be eligible for an Australian Government Security Clearance and have the capacity to satisfy pre-employment screening;
  • The ability to travel domestically and internationally when and if required.

What's on offer? 

  • Working in a great team and with exciting products.
  • Opportunity for career development and further training.
  • Strong links to our global Rheinmetall community.
  • Opportunity to work on major projects such as LAND 400.
  • Attractive Remuneration package with salary sacrificing & novated leases.
  • Flexibility in workplace settings offering opportunities to work in multiple locations. 
  • Corporate discounts with gyms, private health funds and various car dealerships.
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our employees and their families overall wellbeing.

Join an inclusive culture

Rheinmetall recognises the strength that comes with employee diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment where each employee is treated fairly and respectfully. Diversity is critical to our ability to work successfully as a team regardless of borders, language or culture. Our workforce includes employees of varying gender, age, race and ethnicity, professional and cultural background.

Veterans are always encouraged to apply for roles at Rheinmetall where they can bring select skills and expertise to the delivery of products and services for our customer. Recognising these unique attributes, the Company has established a Veterans Employment Program that trains and supports veterans transitioning from the armed forces and seeking future employment in the commercial sector. 

Next Steps

If you are ready to take the next step, Apply Now!

Rheinmetall may use various recruitment and selection tools and techniques as part of our process, such as video interviewing, online assessments, face-to-face interviews and assessment centres.

The preferred candidate will be required to complete RDA’s background checks including pre-employment verification and national police checks.

Applications close: 13 June 2021

Please note that we will not be accepting any recruitment agency applications for this role.


For further information about this opportunity, please call Kara Ume and quote REF#AU00332.

Redbank Plains, QLD

Manufacturing & Industrial


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