Selects, develops, manages, and ensures defect-free performance of the business' supplier base with the objective of overall quality improvement. Leads processes to drive improvements. Resolves supplier quality issues.
* Participates in supplier evaluation, selection, and strategic sourcing process development. * Responsible for the supplier corrective action process including containment, root cause analysis, and corrective action. * Ensures suppliers use quality tools effectively. * Works with supplier to ensure all product requirements are met. * Oversees the supplier quality resources for new product introduction and current products to reduce supplier related issues, improve process capabilities, and ensure timely project launches. * Responsible for determining if all requirements are met by the supplier for new or changed products. * Measures supplier quality performance according to established procedures; drives appropriate improvements to meet established targets. * Facilitates continuous improvement activities to reduce defects.
Education + Experience
* This manager advised to me that he prefers to see candidates with Bachelors Degrees. Degrees in any areas of engineering are preferred. * Minimum 3 5 years applicable experience is required. * This hire will be responsible for submitting and approving PPAPs for different components so PPAP and AIAG core tools experience (PFMEA; APQP, etc.) is absolutely required. * Experience with Control Plans is needed. * Experience with Metrology is needed. * Gauge R & R * Ability to read and interpret blueprints. * Problem solving tools such as 8Ds, 5 Whys, 7 steps. * Automotive industry experience including process/techniques, engine assembly, general assembly and parts is a plus. * Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 / IATF 16949 * Previous experience with computer applications and software related to engineering field, such as Computer Aided Design (CAD) is also a nice to have.