Reports to: SQA Manager
Issue corrective action "8D" requests as needed
Evaluate the results of "8D" responses as to acceptability of corrective action.
Interact with external customers, internal customers, and suppliers
Coordinate the containment and movement of rejected supplier material movement with Production Departments, Production Control, Receiving Inspection, and Suppliers
Generate reports, graphs, and charts as needed
Oversee data collection and interpretation to coordinate improvement efforts with suppliers
Assist receiving inspection personnel with inspection of materials/products for aesthetic and dimensional accuracy
Provide Kasai NA quality expectations for purchased materials/products to suppliers
Monitor and enforce IATF 16949 & ISO 14001 policies and procedures
Verify the accuracy of all documentation related to supplier quality
Perform supplier process audits according to ISO/TS standards
Work with supplier to develop product, logistics, efficiency, cost, etc. and deliver technical training when necessary
Oversee change management process related to supplier quality, capability, and manufacturing capacity
Follow established work practices that support compliance with all company policies, safety standards, 5S practices, regulatory and/or customer requirements
Authorities for an employee are granted by means of work instructions, policies and procedures and/or direction provided by management to meet the requirements of the customer
**Senior Supplier Quality Engineer: Mentors new supplier quality engineers in the quality department in company procedures, engineering principles, and work practices
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, industrial technology, manufacturing engineering or equivalent, or minimum of 4-6 years in the Quality field with 2 years in a manufacturing environment
Previous automotive experience, preferred
Ability to speak Spanish helpful, but not required
Experience working with Windows operating system as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). V-Ridge or AutoCAD experience preferred, but not required
Capable of using basic measurement devices such as micrometers, calipers, and indicators
Ability to interpret blueprints, drawings, etc...
Ability to travel for extended periods of time with limited prior notice
Must be able to work any assigned shift
Must have the ability to judge color visually and must pass the Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue test every 2 years and pass test with a minimum score of 50
This job operates in an office and manufacturing environment, and routinely uses standard office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
The employee frequently is required to sit, and occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instruction, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.