Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Jackson, Mississippi

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 5/20/2021

Job Description

The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for working with the suppliers in addressing component issues and suppliers qualification. This position serves as a production gate to ensure components for product are at the highest quality possible.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with purchasing to qualify suppliers for new product development initiatives.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure components for new product meet drawings and specification, ready to be assembled on the production line.
  • Problem solve issues that arise during new product development process.
  • Create and implement receiving inspection process for all new components.
  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization as well as ensure high quality suppliers in supply chain network.
  • Establish short term and long term supplier quality goals.
  • Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure product arrive according to schedule.
  • Research, develop and revise Quality Policies, Procedures, System Instructions, Engineering Standards and Work Instructions that govern the operations of the Quality Engineering Department and Quality-related activities of the Corporate Office, manufacturing facilities and distribution center.
  • Provide services to the manufacturing, distribution and suppliers in process improvement to reduce process variation and increase process control.
  • Use and maintain database for document control and corrective action.
  • Provide formal and informal training on statistical techniques and continuous improvement tools, such as process analysis, flowcharting, design of experiments and strategic planning, to engineers, buyers, suppliers, etc.
  • Conceive, plan, organize and coordinate all phases of assigned special projects to improve efficiencies, simplify workflow and reduce costs.
  • Participate in reviewing designs of new products and engineering changes with respect to product quality control/assurance and gauge requirements and recommend changes as required. Isolate and identify critical quality requirements.
  • Establish standards to measure process improvement and performance.
  • Coordinate the corrective action system used in the corporate office to ensure timely root cause analysis and effective corrective/preventive action.
  • Perform process and quality system audits to ensure compliance to specifications and documented procedures.
  • Determine acceptance quality levels by means of random sampling techniques, where feasible.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
  • 5+ plus years of related work experience or equivalent that includes training in quality engineering fundamentals.
  • Understand how to real and interpret blur print drawings as well as testing specification standards (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance, etc.).
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