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Supplier Quality Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00693
Location: Palmdale, California
Start Date: 03/20/2017
Utilize quality science techniques to effect continuous performance improvement at assigned suppliers; Reviews, analyzes, and reports on quality discrepancies related to process, assembly, manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, or electro-mechanical systems; Ensure that performance and quality of products conform to established company and regulatory standards; Use surveillance and auditing techniques to identify opportunities for process and product improvement; Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, supplier, and procurement (as appropriate) to ensure requirements / expectations are satisfied; Facilitate development of supplier recovery plans; Monitor and evaluate supplier process for compliance to purchase order and engineering requirements; Collaborate with supplier to investigate root cause and corrective actions when process or product deficiencies are detected; Identify, plan, and facilitate cross-functional improvement activities; Deploy variation management tools and techniques at select suppliers to mitigate risk; Regional travel is required. Understanding of AS9100, AS9103, AS9110, and AS9120 standards; Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodologies; Supplier quality management experience; Exceptional verbal and written communication; Cause Mapping; Surveillance and Auditing; Blueprint reading; GD&T; Aircraft Systems and Structure manufacturing; Able to quickly assimilate web-based applications / databases; Self-starter with ability to manage workload with minimal direction; Provide technical solutions to wide range of difficult problems; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.