Job Number: 8975
Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for the overall quality of the company s suppliers. This position spans both technical responsibilities and the management of supplier quality with a focus on growing supplier capabilities and managing supplier performance to ensure compliance with the company s requirements.
Determine and improve (current) Quality practices, techniques and processes for the company s Supplier community.
Evaluate, improve and implement Supplier Quality Manual and associated SOPs, Work Instructions and other quality documentation.
Collaborate with the Supply Chain management to:
Maintain and Upgrade Approved Supplier Lists.
Maintain, Report and Manage Supplier Quality Report Cards
Visit, Communicate and Teach current company Requirements & Practices to the Supplier community.
Perform Supplier Quality Surveys and Audits.
Create, Track and Close Supplier Corrective Actions.
Investigate manufacturing hardware and engineering parts discrepencies.
Assist with investigative procedures on customer complaints and advise Quality Management on technical matters complaints and/or when directed and work closely with customer representatives to solve problems relative to complaints.
Coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Production Control, Quality Assurance and other business entities for process improvement in a professional manner.
Assist the Quality Management with other departmental administrative functions, e.G. Employee performance appraisals, wage and salary administrative procedures, etc.
Responsible for maintaining qualtiy control records and preparing reports incidental to the procedures and funtions of the department.
Comply with company policies and practices, administer work rules and regulations.
Must adhere to all safety regulations and best practices.
Meets agreed upon goals and objectives in a timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
College graduate with degree in engineering, or equivalent actual expereience, with additional training in areas such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Shop inspection practices.
Deep understanding of ISO9001, AS9100C. (NQA-1 and ASME a plus)
Minimum 2 Years auditing experience (1 Year off-site auditing)
4-8 years experience in various engineering phases, production and/or manufacturing engineering, quality control and reliability engineering.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
ASQ Certification and/or experience with lean manufacturing techniques and the use of Six Sigma tools is desired.
- PC computer and MS Office Applications
- Inspection techniques, processes and equipment knowledge and practical capability.