Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer - PUR15697

Function: Purchasing
Localization: United States - Indiana - Columbus
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 29th October 2019
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."
Our North American Faurecia Clean Mobility Division is looking for an Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer. This position is based out of the  Clean Mobility Crossroads site (Technical Center & headquarter of Clean Mobility Division North America) in Columbus, IN.
The Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer supports the program buyer by managing the supplier's performance (timing, quality, delivery, service) during program development to launch.
The main missions of the role are:
    • Deploys APQP related to development phase (or current production phase) of Bought out parts following Faurecia Purchasing requirements
    • Trains the suppliers and makes sure that the defined standards are properly applied and on time delivered (APQP elements).
    • Follows the APQP progress with the status report and make decisions in collaboration with the program team.
    • Gives recommendations on technical choices to ensure the product/process robustness during program development (for both suppliers and Faurecia plant)
    • Manages the process qualification at supplier (control plan and quality basics implementation, mass production trial & process Audit)
    • Pronounces PPAP status and Ensures to deliver validated PPAP prior Start of Production (SOP) after SQA assembly trial & appearance approvals.
    • Monitors PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and S/R rate.
    • Secures all Key characteristics (Safety and Regulations) during Program phase.
    • Manages progress/convergence plan with low performance suppliers involved in program in collaboration with team SQD (Supplier Quality Development)
The ideal candidate will have/be:
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
    • 2-5 years experience in an industrial environment including an experience in a program team
Skills and competencies:  
    • Knowledge of Project Management methodology
    • APQP & PPAP validation process knowledge
    • Supplier audit process knowledge.
    • Fluent English
    • Results oriented
    • Ability to work in a matrix organization
    • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia's Code of Ethics and Code of Management
Nice to have:  
    • Product knowledge
    • Processes knowledge



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