Supplier Quality Engineer in Simi Valley, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 10/15/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 376497

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) will interface with development and supplier engineering to provide materials and components for company product manufacturing. Communicates product specifications to suppliers and assesses supplier's ability to meet engineering and quality requirements. Evaluates suppliers' internal functions to assess their overall performance and provides feedback in the assessment of their operation. Qualifies suppliers according to company standards and may administer a Certified Supplier Program in receiving an inspection to ensure cost-effectiveness. Monitors parts from acquisition through the manufacturing cycle and communicates and resolves supplier-related problems as they occur. Develops and prioritizes an auditing schedule to ensure that designated suppliers are audited on a regular basis to ensure good manufacturing practices (GMP) and quality standards are met.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs Quality and Process audits at suppliers to ensure quality systems and manufacturing processes are aligned with requirements for procured material.
  • Participates in drawing reviews to ensure suppliers are provided know-how and understand requirements to assure successful product realization
  • Works as a member of the team to realize cost reductions, product introductions and quality improvements
  • Consistently demonstrates knowledge of the use of quality improvements methodology such as SPC, Six Sigma, Poka-yoke, lean manufacturing and is skilled at reading and understanding engineering drawings/specifications and GD&T
  • Participates in Product Readiness Reviews (PRR), coordinates Final Inspection (sell-off) activities and functions as the primary interface for DCMA/internal auditing
  • Demonstrates concise, clear and effective written & verbal communication skills to a diverse audience, including appropriate and professional interaction with external customers
  • Learns to apply professional concepts and applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues
  • Works on problems of limited scope, but demonstrates initiative in learning new skills and researching ways to work efficiently and streamline processes
  • Receives detailed instructions on assignments and scope of project work, while seeking guidance from fellow Supplier Quality Engineers
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Background

  • High School diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline is preferred
  • 0 - 2 years of equivalent experience in a progressive technical capacity in engineering in a manufacturing environment with a basic knowledge of PPAP, APQP, SPC, quality systems AS9100, including supplier audit and evaluation techniques
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Works well with others and consistently demonstrates teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests. Shares ideas and knowledge with others
  • Demonstrates an analytical approach to problem-solving and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment as well as effective time management, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrates strong proficiency using MS Office Suite (Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel) and the ability to lead effective meetings.

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