Mead Johnson Nutrition Senior Specialist, Supplier Quality (On Contract) in Singapore Plant, Singapore

Senior Specialist, Supplier Quality (On Contract)



Lead supplier quality management at executional level, partner with AP SC functions and MJN manufacturing sites to implement strategy of developing suppliers’ quality capability. Provide quality support on business initiatives related to raw materials and packaging materials.

  • Implement supplier performance management program, work closely with the Procurement organization and various Supply Chain functions including Manufacturing sites to establish the appropriate programs, procedure and evaluation systems to drive suppliers quality performance.

  • Conduct supplier quality performance reviews, monitor progress to drive improvement. Coordinate manufacturing sites for Raw Material complaints, facilitate risk assessment on material disposition and drive effectiveness of suppliers CAPA.

  • Network with Internal MJN Global Quality Compliance Auditors to ensure priority key quality issues are addressed and CAPAs for suppliers are verified.

  • Manage Raw Material quality complaints for TPMs and coordinate required investigation, risk assessment. Facilitate process of suppliers CAPA development and verification at TPMs.

  • Liaise with Procurement, R&D, Supply Chain, and local Manufacturing to develop supplier quality capability through supplier assessment, and qualification, training, etc.

  • Work with global Procurement & Quality to standardize and harmonize raw material specifications, drive execution by leading quality work stream in Asia Pacific region.

  • Provide quality support in Asia Pacific region on qualification to new ingredients and alternative sourcing, ensures full compliance with applicable regulations and MJN quality policies, standards and specifications.

  • Provides oversight for change management programs for the Asia Pacific region ensuring that all changes related with supplier are evaluated and approved prior to implementation.

  • Facilitate and lead key supplier development programs in the aspect of Non-conformity CAPA, Micro , Foreign Material, and Pest

  • Build strong partnership programs with Key suppliers to foster best learning practices, supplier trainings/workshop, evaluation of key learnings, and implementation of quality initiated programs for continuous improvement.

  • Work collaboratively with Research and Development and Manufacturing services for new raw materials risk assessment with tools such as HACCP reviews, Raw Material Attribute Questionnaires evaluation.



  • Support GLIMS at Asia Pacific level as of back up.

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in a scientific or technical discipline (Food Science, Chemistry/Microbiology, Engineering or related).

  • Quality assurance experience in a manufacturing environment (minimum 7 years).

  • Experience with the use of operational performance metrics to drive improvement.

  • Experience collaborating with various functional roles within Supply Chain, R&D and Procurement to execute action plans to resolve critical issues and improvement.

  • Experience communicating to a diverse audience, at multiple layers within and outside the company, through various formats.

Job Quality Assurance/Compliance

Primary Location: Singapore-Singapore-Singapore Plant

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 17-May-2017

Relocation Provided: No

Region: Asia

Req ID: 04312