- Customer service
- Microsoft Excel
- Communication skills
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- 401(k) matching
- Tuition reimbursement
Job Id: 40634
Job Family: Quality
Yankton, SD, US
Employment Type: Permanent
JOIN THE UP MOVEMENT
We invite you to join our team as
Supplier Quality Engineer
Joining Manitou means forging your career path as part of an international group offering real opportunities to make an impact through your contributions.
ABOUT OUR COMPANY & CULTURE:
Manitou Group, a world leader in rough-terrain handling, invents, produces, distributes and services material for construction, agriculture and industries. We design, manufacture, distribute, and service products and solutions for the material handling, access equipment and compact earth moving activities that work smarter, faster, safer and cost efficiently. Through its iconic brands - Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou - and its network of 1,500 dealers worldwide, the group offers the best solutions by creating optimum value for its customers. With its headquarters in France, the group recorded a revenue of 1.9 billion euros across 140 countries in 2018, and it employs 4,400 people who are all committed to satisfying customers.
We are passionate about our products and people. We are a company that thrives on employee engagement and driven to achieve excellence. We are proud of delivering results through accountability, collaboration, integrity and teamwork. We are Manitou.
Convinced that work is a source of self-fulfillment, we look after the well-being of our teams by improving their work environment on a daily basis with a proactive Health and Safety Culture, open communication, recognition and developing our talent.
Manitou Equipment America has an opportunity for a highly motivated, results oriented person to join our team as a Supplier Quality Engineer. This position will work closely with Sourcing, Operations, and Engineering to resolve supplier quality issues and improve internal processes. The position will be responsible for ensuring all products and services purchased comply with required specifications. Collaborate with the cross functional organizations previously mentioned to develop a global supply base that is best-in-class and consistently capable of supplying zero defect quality. Suppliers must also be measured against standards of world-class manufacturing, continuous improvement, and the highest ethical standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Investigate, analyze and resolve supplier quality non-conformances by conducting on-site audits, analyzing defect trends and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
Establish specific short & long term supplier quality goals with focus on supplier onboarding procedures, use of approved suppliers, and consistent inspection controls.
Plan, coordinate and manage all aspects of supplier quality across the CEP organization.
Key metrics include field/customer quality (Customer Satisfaction Committee), factory quality, and incoming quality performance as it relates to Manitou CEP supplier quality.
Supplier qualification and validation audits.
Coordinates on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of corrective actions of supplier quality issues and the implementation of control plans
Reinforce Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) across all sites.
Collaborates with suppliers in problem solving and suggests methods for improving product quality, design, and/or manufacturing processes based on lean six sigma practices
Engage and implement strategies for short and long term improvements to our internal supplier quality standards. Support continuous supplier cost reduction initiatives as well as new supplier introductions to achieve cost reduction or to add new technical capabilities to our supply base.
Involvement in New Product Development process, ensuring suppliers’ parts are fully approved for production in sync with the projects planned Start of Production (SOP).
Interface with Materials Managers and Commodity Managers to define the policies, procedures and strategic goals of the SQA organization.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Hydraulic or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Technical skills of advanced problem solving including six sigma, a thorough understanding of GD&T, and tooling standards and specifications.
Working knowledge of various quality system methodologies including 8D, Lean, Pareto Analysis, PPAP, DFMEA, PFMEA, 5 Whys, etc.
3+ years of Supply Quality experience or related experience
Organization and follow up skills – The ability to multi-task, exercise good judgement, leadership, and decision making skills and abilities
Strong teamwork, interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to interface with many different members of the cross functional organization
Experience with spreadsheets (Excel mandatory).
Technical skills – including the ability to discuss hydraulic and electrical details of part design with engineers, understand tooling design.
Must demonstrate a detailed and extensive working knowledge and understanding of QA principles, concepts, theories, regulations and practices; extensive knowledge of ISO9000 or similar quality system.
Continuous improvement – Drive internal and external quality related improvements.
Excellent communication skills – need to be able to present to various levels in the organization.
Good interpersonal, communication, and facilitation skills to lead and influence a team of others that are not direct reports.
Internal: Project Management team, R&D, Sourcing & Supply Chain, MBF (Sourcing, Quality…)
LOCALIZATION AND TRAVEL EXPECTED:
This position is located in Yankton, SD
Travel of 50 to 60%, domestic and international
OUR REWARDS & RECOGNITION:
In addition to an inclusive compensation package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program including Medical/Dental/Vision, a matching 401k, tuition reimbursement, volunteer program, wellness activities, employee and family activities throughout the year and so much more!
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Are you enthusiastic about this position? That’s great, because we are too!
Equal Opportunity Employer