Goleta, CA
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Supplier Quality Engineer
Goleta, CA
 
Job Summary of the Supplier Quality Engineer:
Supplier Quality Engineer with good experience as a Process or Quality Engineer in a high-volume production industry along with the knowledge of quality tools common in the automotive industry, such as Cpk, PPAP, MSA, 8D, FMEA, etc. is required to play a key role for auditing and prequalification process at potential suppliers and to participate in on-site visits to suppliers to review APQP/PPAP details and participate in trial runs as needed for one of our clients in CA.
This client is a leader in advanced vehicle safety systems and offers significant future opportunities to break into new vehicle safety technologies. If you have experience working as a as Process or Quality Engineer along with the knowledge of product/process technologies and IATF16949 and ISO14001 requirements, then this position is well suited to you
 
 
Responsibilities of the Supplier Quality Engineer:
  • Audit and perform prequalification process at potential suppliers
  • Quality assurance and part approval process for parts at supplier sites.
  • Support production quality and manage escalated concerns
  • Review supplier performance results and perform supplier improvement program activities
  • Understand and implement supplier manual requirements, company standards, internal safety, environmental, and ethics rules
  • Perform audits at supplier’s site and Follow up on corrective actions after process audits
  • Evaluate the quality performance of suppliers
  • Verify that purchased parts comply with requirements and specifications by using appropriate methods
  • Participate in on-site visits to suppliers to review APQP/PPAP details and participate in trial runs as needed
  • Define the PPAP submission index level and approve PPAP submissions
  • Support prototype deliverables from suppliers before PPAP and arrange safe-launch inspections at suppliers
  • Monitor and review suppliers’ rating, quality performance, and yields if applicable and participate in suppliers’ improvement program and manage quality activities
  • Support organization and address escalated issues according to escalation model
  • Support purchasing with part/process knowledge for component selections
  • Participate in coordination and planning between project and supplier such as APQP timing and deliverables
  • Support suppliers with expertise knowledge of the supplier manual and quality tools
  • Define and agree with suppliers on the requirements for annual layout inspection and CC/SC reviews
  • Provide input and data to annual supplier status reviews and assessments
  • Support and participate in supplier development activities as related to IATF16949
     
Qualifications of the Supplier Quality Engineer:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering or related field
  • At Least 3 years of experience as a Process or Quality Engineer in a high-volume production industry
  • Excellent technical knowledge of and experience in the product/process technologies of responsibility
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of quality tools common in the automotive industry, such as Cpk, PPAP, MSA, 8D, FMEA, etc
  • Knowledge of applying standards, drawings, and specifications
  • Knowledge and experience of IATF16949 and ISO14001 requirements
 
Compensation of the Supplier Quality Engineer:
Salary: $95,000-110,000, based on experience.
 
Title: Supplier Quallity Engineer
Type:  Direct
Location: Goleta, CA
Travel: As and when required
Relocation assistance:  Subject to review
Visa sponsorship:  H1B transfers only. NO OPT will be considered
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