Manager – GBS Engineering

Flex Ltd.

  • Chennai, India
Manager – GBS Engineering
Job Posted : Oct 4th, 2021

Job Description

Here is a glimpse of what you will do:


  • Scoping of the Value-added activities in Quality which can be supported from Remote with HC reduction/Cost avoidance at Flex Site.
  • Responsible to coordinate & collaborate with Regional Leads/Site for smooth transition of Quality related services from Flex Manufacturing sites.
  • Responsible to collaborate with Global Corporate/Supplier Quality & support them & sites in implementation of Corporate tools, systems & processes.
  • Participate in Corporate Quality Summit & sharing the updates on all new services.
  • Responsible for driving Standardization, Productivity Improvement & other CFT Projects systematically.
  • Planning effective utilization of Head count through Workload Balancing.
  • Act immediately for the queries / request from the customer.
  • Act as a consultant to sites on all Quality related Activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining OTD & Accuracy of all Quality related services being transitioned from Manufacturing sites.
  • Responsible for Quality Management System for Engineering Quality & facing External Audits for IATF Standards.
  • Responsible to develop the Skill level of Engineers within the team & preparing them to take up high complex activities from Remote & do On-site support wherever needed.
  • Conduct Weekly/monthly review with the team members/Flex Manufacturing sites/Regional Leads and ensure to track actions until closure.
  • Exploring and adopting new technology tools, techniques or Best practices from similar industry to improve the efficiency.
  • Support conducting the interviews for selecting suitable candidates for the team based on the Job requirements.

Environmental Compliance:-

  • Responsible for Collection, analysis & archival of the component/supplier information related to Product Environmental Compliance /Conflict Minerals for electronic /Automotive parts.
  • Interaction with Manufacturers across the world to collect the Environmental declarations & provides guidance on Compliance information requested by Requestor.
  • Collaborate with Global Commodity Manager’s & Site Buyer Management to improve the Supplier Response.
  • Provide support to Supplier Quality Engineers/Commodity Management/Procurement/Design Engineering team regarding the Environmental Compliance.
  • Coordinating with Global Environmental Compliance team for Process set up of any New requirements from customer or New regulations.
  • Leading discussion with IT Teams to resolve the existing Issues/Updates and Enhancement proposals related to Compliance Management tools.
  • Act as a Consultant in handling site/Customer queries.
  • Responsible to Submit the Annual SEC Reporting on Conflict Minerals to the Legal Team.
  • Alignment with Global CSER team on the Sustainability Metrics.
  • Periodical communication to Site on the Regulation updates, change in Process through’ Newsletter & Summit.

Here is some of what you will need need (required):

  • B.E(Electronics and Communication) or B.E(EEE) graduate with 15-20 years of Manufacturing experience exposure to Automotive/EMS segment.

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • At least 15+ years of work experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Preferably worked as Manager / Senior Manager (or equivalent).
  • Good experience in operations management managing big teams and delivering to KPIs.
  • Knowledge on standards (ISO, IATF, medical standards).
  • Certified ISO 9001: 2008 auditor. TS certification and other certifications an added advantage.
  • Experience in NPI/In-process/ Supplier Quality and Customer Quality.
  • Knowledge and experience in Quality Tools, Problem solving tools, Customer Complaint analysis.
  • Sound knowledge on FMEA and Control Plan and able to work independently in these areas.   
  • New Product / Project Management.  
  • Knowledge and experience in Lean and Kaizen projects.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skill.
  • Demonstrated ability in analytical thinking Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professionals’ journals, technical procedures & Environmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Senior Management and customers.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Excellent Coaching & mentoring skills. Excellent Conflict resolution skills Reporting & Decision-making skills and good collaboration and conflict mgmt. skills.
  • MUST be a GO GETTER.
  • Flexible to work in change shifts based on business requirement.


  • Chennai, India.

Company Overview:-

Flex builds great products for customers that create value and improve people’s lives. Building on our 50+ year history of manufacturing, the ~160,000-member Flex Family across 30 countries is at the heart of everything we do. Our values-driven and high-performing culture is rooted in doing the right thing always, collaboration, and resilient ingenuity. With employee safety, development, and inclusiveness as top priorities, we believe in creating the right work environment that empowers everyone to thrive. We bring the technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing expertise needed in a constantly evolving world and proudly touch nearly every industry and aspect of people’s lives for the better.