Procurement and Quality Management

Corporate Procurement and Quality Management is an organization established at the corporate level, headed by a Corporate Vice President, who reports to the Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.

Procurement, logistics, supplier management and Quality Management daily activities at Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) are being managed and conducted by dedicated directorates at each of the Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. Divisions, in accordance with the business goals of their respective Group/Division and in concurrence with IAI strategy, policy and professional guidance of the Corporate Procurement and Quality Management Organization.

The organization consists of two functions:

·        Procurement and Logistics

Corporate Procurement and Logistics is a professional function whose main task is to navigate the procurement, supply base management and logistic processes at IAI and to ensure their continuous improvement.

The Corporate Procurement and Logistics function deals mainly in establishing policy, coordination, guidance and monitoring of the activities of Procurement & Logistics organizations in each of IAI Divisions in Israel and overseas, stemming from strategic and global viewpoint. It is responsible for the implementation of company wide strategic sourcing (frame agreements), and implementation of improved uniform processes and infrastructures pertinent to supply chain management.

General Manager Procurement and Logistics who reports to the Corporate VP Procurement and Quality Management leads the Corporate Procurement and Logistics function in the organization.

·        Quality Management

Corporate Quality Management function main task is to lead quality management related processes across the company at various phases of the business cycle (i.e. development, manufacturing, customer service).

Those activities include navigation and overseeing of IAI Groups/Divisions assessment and certification to internationally recognized Quality Management standards (e.g. ISO 9001:2000, AS 9100, CAAI and FAA requirements, etc), the approval and certification of suppliers, supplier relationship management and development, and implementation of improved uniform processes and infrastructures pertinent to quality management at IAI.

Corporate Director Quality Management who reports to the Corporate VP Procurement and Quality Management leads Quality Management function in the organization.