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Plant Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

Date: 
Country/Region:  US
City:  SALINE
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  7300

Authority:

  • Approve or Reject supplier sort instructions
  • Approve or Reject supplier 8D responses for supplier quality issues
  • Approve or Reject the PPAPs provided from BOP and raw material suppliers and in accordance with program requirements by signing corresponding PSWs
  • Authority to issue debits to suppliers for costs related to quality issues

 

Description and Main Missions:

Manage suppliers’ quality concerns from initial containment through permanent corrective actions and read across/best practices shared – 50% of time

    • Review and investigation of suspect parts to determine if supplier issue or not
    • Conference calls with suppliers and cross-functional team
    • Requesting return of material authorization for defective material as needed
    • Requesting certification markings
    • Supplier visits to confirm corrective actions

 

Update and manage QSS or similar process with supporting documentation for supplier concerns –including initiating debit alerts to recoup the costs incurred for non conforming components - 10% of time

    • Verifying specific steps of 8D’s are completed robustly and on time for problem solving
    • Making sure the 8D corrective actions ae uploaded in the QSS system and accepting or rejecting the responses
    • Entering debit memos to charge back costs incurred as result of poor quality components

 

Review and approve Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for existing Bought-Out Parts (BOP)-30% of time

    • Reviewing supplier PPAP documentation for engineering changes, sub-supplier changes, location changes and new parts in serial life (current production)
    • Verifying that supplier PPAP documentation is uploaded in our electronic PPAP protal and uploading documents when necessary
    • Communicating Customer Specific Requirements for PPAPs to the suppliers
    • Requesting dimensional reports and warrants for annual validation of PPAPed components

 

The other 10% of time is captured in the tasks below:

  • Consolidate required supplier quality indicators for the plant and communicate them to the SQA Manager
    • Tracking metrics for Key Process Indicators
  • Manage the process audits of existing BOP where the parts are the subject of a problem solving action
  • Manage supplier progress plans in co-operation with the plant buyer
  • Review the process of new BOP with the support and the co-operation of the Advanced Supplier Quality (ASQ) Engineer, the Supplier Quality Development Engineer, the Program Quality Lead (if applicable), and/or the Program Quality Engineer
  • Notify formally suppliers of their self certification status in co-operation with the plant buyer, if applicable
  • Adhere to TS 16949 and FES through FCP’s
  • Support commitments established in the ISO 14001 Environmental Policy.
  • Follow requirements established in Saline Plant ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure full respect of HSE rules and regulations.
  • Assist with any additional tasks as assigned by the company
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

 

2. Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have/be:     

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering or technical field with a specialization in quality
  • 2 to 3 years experience in quality or manufacturing in an industrial environment
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization
  • International mind set, overseas experience a plus
  • Proficient level of English required, bi-or multi-lingual a plus
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