Sr Supplier Quality Engineer

Lansing, MI, Michigan

Job Type: Contractual
Minimum Experience:
Recruiter Name: Angelo Escalante, John Tayag, Leslie Faustino, Melody Papa, Stephany Joy Pastrana

Job Description

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) within their Procurement Quality Support Engineering (PQSE) group. This is an early career opportunity. In this role, the SQE will help resolve supplier quality concerns in direct support of production. The SQE will investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems by conducting defect investigations, analyzing defect trends, and leading continuous improvement projects. The SQE will conduct containments and inventory screenings as necessary. The successful candidate will support multiple projects to completion, in support of the overall program. This position entails the enforcement of purchase order (PO) requirements, supplier non-conformance management and supplier performance improvement, including thorough root cause analysis and effective corrective action. The successful candidate will also support other functions of Supplier Quality Assurance, Receiving Inspection, Procurement, Engineering, and Program Quality in daily operations regarding supplier related issues.

• Evaluates the impact of nonconforming products and assess suppliers’ corrective actions.

• Champions problem-solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.

• Evaluates First Article Inspections per the AS9102 requirements. Works with suppliers to meet our client’s requirements.

• Evaluates First Article Test plans and reports for execution and approval.

• Drives “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base and A3 problem solving tool practices

Skills
• AWS Certified Weld Inspector

• Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years related work experience, or the overall equivalent.

• Exposure to Failure Analysis, Root Cause Analysis and Corrective/ Preventative Actions.

• Exposure to ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Systems and AS9102B First Article Requirements or comparable industry standards.

• Practical problem solver.

• Understanding of drawing requirements with ability to determine compliance.

• Experience using typical Quality gauges and measuring tools. (Calipers, Micrometers, Pin Gauges, etc.)

• Effective, clear communicator with strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.

• Computer skills to include MS Office Suite and related industry software applications.

Experience
Strong consideration for Candidates with Education, Experience & Skills matching some or all of the following:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Electrical, or Quality) or related discipline (Technology, Industrial Management, Industrial Technology).

• Experience in Defense Prime Contract environment.

• Experience with product line validation, test plans, test equipment and product qualification.

• Specific experience in the following manufacturing processes: forgings, castings, foundries, machining, welding, brazing, finishes, coatings, nondestructive testing, fabrication, composites, electrical/electronics, other common processes common in the Naval, Defense, and or Aerospace industries

• Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools (e.g. Green / Black Belt).

• Toyota Production System (TPS), Toyota Way, A3 problem solving tools.

Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Electrical, or Quality) or related discipline (Technology, Industrial Management, Industrial Technology).

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