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Supplier Quality Lead - Knoxville, TN location

Company: Local Motors
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

? Get Email Updates for Jobs Get an alert when new jobs are posted! Select categories Overview Jobs Benefits Our Values Supplier Quality Lead - Knoxville, TN location Job Description Summary:The Supplier Quality Lead (SQL) will work with Production and Engineering to review Engineering and Manufacturing specifications, monitor materials for any defects, and resolve quality issues. The SQL is responsible for ensuring that suppliers meet quality standards, develop and implement best practices that emphasize defect prevention, reduce variation and waste and provide for continuous improvements.Key ResponsibilitiesWork with Production to develop and conduct internal supplier test proceduresContribute to the creation and implementation of best practices for supplier quality, including policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performanceManage the root cause analysis and corrective actions process of supplier quality issuesVisit vendor facilities and observe the manufacturing environment to review and assess their quality procedures, performing root cause analysis and verification of corrective actions for supplier quality issuesCarry-out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and supplier advanced product quality planning (APQP)Support Purchasing in the supplier approval processPromote the use of techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Measurement System Analysis and FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)Monitor and manage Supplier Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management System (TS16949/ISO9001)Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends that concern product qualityDevelop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performanceOther duties as assignedQualifications/Skills and Experience LevelsRelevant manufacturing/engineering degree is preferred, or commensurate qualificationsSignificant experience in a high volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotiveExperience with manufacturing and production processes and engineering principlesExperience in Quality AssuranceSix Sigma/Lean skillsExperience in dealing with customers and suppliersMembership of an appropriate professional body would be advantageous Knoxville, TN Posted: 5/19/2021 Job Status: Full Time Career Sites by /r'); } else { var script = document.createElement('script'); script.src = src; script.async = false; document.head.appendChild(script); } }); }([ '']));

Keywords: Local Motors, Tuscaloosa , Supplier Quality Lead - Knoxville, TN location, Other , Knoxville, Alabama

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