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Supplier Quality Engineer

Rice Consulting Group LLC
Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
November 14, 2017

Posted By Premium Recruiter


Major Responsibilities

1. Understand and promote companies philosophies and Employee Charter

2. Key liaison with both internal & external customers

3. Utilize the tools of APQP (PPAP, FMEA’s, control plans, capability studies, etc.)

4. Participate/Ensure timeliness of corrective and preventive actions for internal and external quality concerns

5. Support Continuous Improvement activities and lean manufacturing processes

6. Ensure supplier compliance to specifications / approval of Corrective Actions

7. Monitor status of key program milestones – PSW dates, Launch Build events, etc…

8. Follow all plant safety policies and procedures

9. Visit and follow-up with suppliers on Quality / Delivery issues seeking corrective actions

10. Maintain and communicate supplier tracking metrics for continual improvement

11. Assist Engineering / purchasing in new supplier selection process

12. Manage potential supplier profiles and assessments

13. Conduct Supplier audits

14. Lead supplier development programs and follow-up

15. Assist in updating company supplier portal

16. Perform other duties as required

Knowledge and Education

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing Technologies (or a related field), or equivalent experience

Work Experience

Quality training, Metrology, AIAG standards.

Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Minimum of 5 years of Quality experience in the automotive industry.

Skills and Competencies

Must possess in-depth experience with GD&T

Understand automotive Quality Assurance requirements (e.g. Production Part Approval Program, Process Sign-Off, Part Submission Warrants, etc.)

Must be proficient in Microsoft applications

Must have thorough knowledge of the TS16949 Quality System Requirements and Auditing

Must comply with customer specific requirements

Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed to meet production requirements

Willingness to work in various locations within and outside the facility.

Ability to work in a team environment

Must have experience with launching new programs including the stamping/die buyoff process.

Must have experience in auditing and implementing quality systems to support development of new suppliers