? Lead the supplier OPEX activities to support group strategy. ? Support the supplier selection and approval process by performing factory assessments. ? Support the ongoing monitoring and improvement of supplier quality systems by performing quality system assessments according to plan. ? Involvement in the training and development of new suppliers. ? Facilitation of supplier improvement activity required as a result of product audits, customer audits, or field issues. Must lead the supplier through the process of problem definition, root cause analysis, solution finding, implementation, and verification. ? Onsite review the whole process to identify opportunity of cost down, lead time reduction, quality improvement. ? Benchmarking world-class suppliers to assist present supplier base and identify future suppliers. ? Develop OPEX training metrics and provide OPEX training internal and external.