Delta Motor Corporation has appointed John Astbury as manager of Direct Procurement and Supplier Quality.

Delta Motor Corporation has appointed John Astbury as manager of Direct Procurement and Supplier Quality.

Astbury, 43, will oversee Delta’s Direct Procurement Division where his responsibilities include the management of all Direct Material procurement activities, as well as material cost and sourcing and Bill of Materials (BOM) master data activities.

Astbury was previously manager of Supplier Quality and Development and was responsible for incoming production component quality, supplier performance measurement and management and the production part approval process. He will continue to oversee supplier quality and development.

Astbury joined Delta in 1996 as the Opel Product Manager - Vehicle Assembly Operations (VAO), and subsequently also managed the company’s Isuzu Assembly Plant Paint Shop operation as well as VAO Quality Systems. He was responsible for various aspects of production operations including aspects of production itself, quality, process and industrial engineering.

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