Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Galway

Reporting to the Quality Manager, my client is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer to join their team.

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and performing all supplier quality related activities delivering on-time PPAP and flawless launch for responsible components.
  • Lead project teams related to incoming quality issues, CAPA, cost reduction, and quality system excellence driving process and systemic quality improvements.
  • Drive supplier quality improvement work with supplier and request support from the Supplier Development group in case of major / recurring supplier quality needs.
  • Assist suppliers in quality assurance processes and procedures to facilitate continuous improvement of supplier and product performance.
  • Perform and/or participate in source qualification by performing quality and manufacturing system surveys and special process surveys. Take first action to protect the plant from non-conforming parts from suppliers.
  • Coordinate containment activities, initiate controls and safeguard replacement deliveries when needed .
  • Initiate, verify, evaluate, and ensure timely closure of supplier CAPAs as necessary to improve quality and reduce interruption of Operations. Internally, report and follow-up on deviations. Initiate, follow-up and close deviation report requests.
  • Reduce quality nonconformities, improving quality metrics. Co-ordinate and present Supplier Quality MDI.
  • Prepare, distribute and communicate supplier quality data/information to various stakeholders including PPM data for tracking and Improvement., Participate in design reviews of new products.
  • Manage day to day operations of Warranty Returns Department, ensuring timely turnaround of returns analysis and manage a weekly MDI to promote improvement and track trends.
  • Serve as the Voice of the Customer within the organization in relating to supplier quality issues. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • 6 years of experience in various functions of quality, manufacturing, customer relationship management Ability to travel up to 30% (domestic and international). Six Sigma Green belt certification desirable
  • Skills & Competencies:
  • Must have in depth understanding and ability to apply Advanced Quality Planning processes, Quality Systems.
  • Understand and apply quality models and theories, advanced statistical techniques, problem solving and prevention, project management and planning tools, process management and improvement tools, lean methodology and visual management
  • In-depth knowledge of quality systems including alignment to the Enterprise’s broader mission.
  • Be team oriented and proactive change agent with a true hands-on and collaborative approach in implementing and improving supplier quality .A confident professional able to proactively resolve issues.
  • Must be a strong communicator and possess organizational skills with ability to work on multiple priorities at once.

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