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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Impact Business Group Inc
Location: Grand Haven
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Our client who is a leading automotive manufacturing company dedicated to delivering high-quality products to their customers is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer for a 6+ month contract. This is a great opportunity to gain some great experience with a large automotive manufacturer. Responsibilities: Supplier Evaluation and Selection: Collaborate with the purchasing department to assess potential suppliers' quality capabilities during the supplier selection process. Conduct on-site supplier assessments and audits to evaluate their manufacturing processes, quality management systems, and overall quality performance. Define supplier quality requirements and ensure they are clearly communicated to suppliers. Supplier Performance Monitoring and Improvement: Establish and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor supplier quality performance, such as defect rates, on-time delivery, and corrective action response time. Regularly review supplier performance data and collaborate with suppliers to address any quality issues or non-conformances. Develop and implement supplier improvement plans to drive continuous improvement and reduce quality risks. Supplier Development and Support: Provide guidance and support to suppliers in implementing effective quality management systems and processes. Conduct supplier training on quality tools and techniques, as well as industry-specific quality requirements. Collaborate with suppliers to resolve technical issues and ensure timely resolution of quality-related concerns. Risk Management: Conduct risk assessments on suppliers and their processes to identify potential quality risks and develop appropriate mitigation plans. Implement proactive measures to prevent quality issues and improve overall supplier performance. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure proper containment and corrective actions are implemented for any quality-related issues. Continuous Improvement: Lead and participate in cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives related to supplier quality. Analyze quality data and trends to identify areas for improvement and implement effective solutions. Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to automotive supplier quality. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical field. Advanced degree is a plus. Previous experience in a Supplier-facing quality role within the automotive manufacturing industry. Strong understanding of automotive quality standards and methodologies (e.g., IATF 16949, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC).

Keywords: Impact Business Group Inc, Grand Rapids , Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Grand Haven, Michigan

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