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Supplier Quality Engineer, Micro-Electronics
Ref No.: 18-08082
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
This position is responsible for the management of suppliers pertaining to microelectronics circuits, flex assemblies, electronic components, and subassemblies to support the product development and the manufacturing processes.
The position will provide quality assurance, technical and compliance expertise through the qualification of new suppliers, components and subassemblies, the development and execution of test methods, the risk management and resolution of issues, and the improvements of processes.
Responsibilities:
  • Support the supplier onboarding process through the qualification of new suppliers and components
  • Drive quality improvement efforts with suppliers through the Product Improvement Process
  • Perform audits of new and qualified suppliers as required
  • Develop and maintain incoming inspection plans for components and subassemblies
  • Resolve component quality issues through the material review board, corrective actions, and supplier corrective actions
  • Manage the request for change notifications and deviations from suppliers of components and subassemblies
  • Develop, maintain, and provide performance metrics of components and subassemblies to suppliers
  • Support and drive supply chain risk mitigation efforts related to suppliers, components and subassemblies
  • Support and drive cost saving efforts related to components and subassemblies
  • Provide quality and technical support to manufacturing facilities for issues related to components and subassemblies
  • Drive quality improvement efforts with the manufacturing teams through the Product Improvement Process
  • Support manufacturing with failure analysis and corrective action implementation related to components and subassemblies
  • Develop, maintain, and provide performance metrics of components and subassemblies to manufacturing teams
  • Support the investigations of customer complaints related to components and subassemblies
  • Support and drive cost saving efforts related to processes, components and subassemblies
Education & Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality engineering that includes supplier management, new product introduction, and/or manufacturing of integrated circuits, electronic components, and/or subassemblies
  • Knowledge and application of technical principles (Electrical and mechanical), theories, and concepts
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical test methods
  • Fundamental understanding of quality systems
  • Understanding of medical device quality systems standards and regulations (ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820)
  • Understanding of the audit process including planning, execution, reporting and follow-up
  • Knowledge of DMAIC problem solving process, process capability, measurement system analysis, DOE, SPC and other quality tools
  • ASQ certification, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt or Certified Quality Engineer desired
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Excellent communication and people skills required
  • Details oriented
Regards:
Saurabh
saurabhk@LanceSoft.com
703-889-6581