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Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: Greencastle, Indiana
Date Posted: 07-19-2018
Supplier Quality Engineer
Disher is currently partnering with an automotive manufacturing company in their search for a Supplier Quality Engineer. The primary purpose of this role is to develop and maintain 3rd party suppliers of raw materials and 3rd party molders.  Assure the quality of raw material and molded components meet and exceed customer requirements through the implementation of plans, procedures and policies. This person must be able to develop and implement key performance indicators (KPI) for all aspects of supplier and molder performance.

What it’s like to work here: 
This large automotive supplier is in a state of change to refocus and create a dynamic culture for their employees to thrive in. Joining this team will give you the opportunity to be a change agent and directly impact the transformation to make this a great place to work.

What you will get to do:
  • ­­Develop, maintain and promote a Customer Supplier Portal, Supplier Scorecard and Approved Supplier List (ASL) for suppliers (drive and track effective and true measurement of critical factors).
  • Develop fair and meaningful scoring system for 3rd party suppliers and molders that helps promote good performance and supplier behaviors.
  • Ensure suppliers meet OEM Customer requirements. Develop, educate and collaborate with suppliers to achieve best in class quality while making sure that the supplier does not equate high quality to high cost.
  • Create and maintain policies, procedures, and manuals on the determination of new supply sources, supplier quality relations, standardization of measurements, and acceptable criteria of materials.
  • Conduct audits of suppliers' and 3rd party molders quality control systems, quality capabilities, processes, and facilities, which may involve exposure to a variety of environmental conditions. Supplier quality is not limited to product quality rather covers a broad spectrum of supply chain initiatives.
  • Work with individuals in the plant to resolve major supplier quality issues and verify that suppliers understand process/product requirements leading to improved supplier performance metrics.
  • Monitor suppliers' corrective action plans and drive to completion. Demonstrates openness to supplier feedback and be willing to drive best quality business practices.
  • Review and approve supplier PPAP packages in a timely manner.
  • Involve vendors, internal resources, plant personnel to drive containment and closed-loop closure to significant supplier or molder quality issues.
What will make you successful:
  • Engineering or Technical Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years quality systems knowledge
  • 3+ years supplier quality experience
  • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction (internal and external)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication and influencing skills to manage supplier relationship effectively and driving meaningful changes with the internal teams
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Strong experience in use of Core tools APQP, FMEA, Inspection planning, SPC, DOE, and OEM requirements.
  • Trained in standards for Quality Management Systems (QMS): ISO/TS/IATF.
What’s next?
Apply for this position here:  http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here:  www.disher.com/careers

Keywords: Quality, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing, Plastics, Automotive, Tier One, Supplier, Six Sigma, Customer, ATS / TS / IATF
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