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Supplier Quality Engineer (Temporary 9 Months)

Location: Moundville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for process capability and product quality of the supplier locations from the development phase to start of production (SOP) through the end of the life cycle by collaborating cross-functional partnerships within the company (worldwide) and with suppliers within the North America region. Responsibilities : Participate in the supplier evaluation and qualification of suppliers before awarding (i.e. VDA Potential Analysis). Facilitate and help lead the supplier in the advanced product quality planning (APQP) of new product project following the maturity level assurance process (VDA-RGA). Use quality tools/system necessary for NPP (i.e. ABC Classification, Q-Planning, Husky, START). Perform VDA 6.3 process audit at the supplier and maintain follow-up audits and schedule accordingly. Production process and product approval (PPA) according to VDA 2. Perform and monitor supplier performance to MBUSI's targets and standards. Annual check of the suppliers' process and product of safety and certification relevant parts (i.e. Requalification). Establish and monitor supplier key process indicator (KPI) to ensure supplier performance is achieved. Work with supplier to Investigate, analyze and correct supplier problems and countermeasure actitivities according to 8D methodology. Provide lessons learned from current running series to improve future projects. Facilitate improvement phase using problem solving and continuous improvement techniques. Manage international production part supplier (in North America region) in regard to quality concerns and change implementation. Ensure process planning and cross-functional activities to achieve the quality, safety and production goals of MBC. Travel frequently to suppliers within North America region. Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field of study OR the equivalent combination of education and/or years of relevant work experience. A minimum of three (3) years of relevant professional experience in Engineering within Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) or a Tier 1 Supplier. Required Skills : Strong planning and problem skills required using established methodologies including 8-D, 5-Why, etc. Strong communication skills are required, as well the ability to communicate complex topics into a cross-functional and cross cultural environment. Capable of using hand measurement tools (i.e. calipers, micro-meters). PPAP and audit experience. Working knowledge in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Maturity Level Assurance (VDA-RG), Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA). Expertise in requested commodity. Experience in leading task forces. PREFERRED SKILLS: Six-Sigma greenbelt/blackbelt. VDA 6.3 as well as tooling knowledge. Foreign language skills German or Spanish. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is normally performed in an office, laboratory, manufacturing floor, or machine shop setting where physical work includes, but is not limited to, sitting, standing, reaching, kneeling, bending, and lifting up to 25 lbs. Must be able to understand and comply with all relevant safety practices. FLSA STATUS/WORKING SCHEDULE : Location: Plant 1. Schedule: Admin, 7:00 am 6:00 pm. Core Hours: 8:00 am 4:00 pm. Weekly Overtime: None. Weekend Work: None. Assignment Start: ASAP. Assignment End: 12/31/2021. DISCLAIMER: This job description is a high-level overview of general expectations of this position. It is not intended to list every responsibility of the position nor does it represent an employment contract of any kind. SWJ TECHNOLOGY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Powered by JazzHR 7eIImgEBPz

Keywords: SWJ TECHNOLOGY, Tuscaloosa , Supplier Quality Engineer (Temporary 9 Months), Other , Moundville, Alabama

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