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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: AMETEK
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Under General direction of the Supply Chain Manager, the Supplier Quality Engineer, is responsible for coordinating processes directly relating to Supply Chain and Materials Management policies and procedures regarding quality assurance/control activities within supplier's facilities. Has the responsibility for assisting suppliers with LEAN deployment to continually eliminate WASTES in an effort to control Costs, improve Quality and On-Time Delivery.How you will do it:

  • Takes ownership of the quality aspects of the supply chain
  • Manage the PDT ASL (Approved Supplier List) & SQPR (Supplier Quality Performance Reporting) processes.
  • Review PDT Purchase Orders for QA Clause and Flow down requirements.
  • MRB Representative for PDT Supply Chain.
  • Deploying the Policies and Procedures as directed by the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Deploying LEAN Principles to mitigate risks and drive improvements with regards to Costs, Quality and On-Time delivery.
  • Create, track and report key functional metrics KPI's as directed by the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Mentor and develop Suppliers responsible for products and services to PDT.
  • Liaises between suppliers and PDT Engineering during the Design & Development process to facilitate Design for Manufacturability.
  • Liaises between suppliers and PDT Purchasing and Materials Management during the Manufacturing to facilitate Continuous Flow.
  • Assist the QA Department for incoming and outgoing inspection operations when necessary.
  • Audit suppliers and support resolution of quality issues in the supply chainWhat we look for:
    • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology or related field from an accredited college or university (preferred); or a combination of education, training and experience sufficient to demonstrate the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.
    • 3-5 years work experience relating to supplier quality / development manufacturing in a make-to-order or make to stock environment is preferred.
    • Experience in driving quality improvement in the supply chain and supporting processes
    • ASQ (CQE and/or CQA) certifications (or equivalent) preferred.
    • LEAN Certification preferred.
    • Manufacturing experience in Aerospace, Commercial and Defense Industries is preferred
    • Familiarity with mechanical and electro-mechanical production/assembly processes and timelines.
    • Precision Machining and Manufacturing Processes
    • Knowledge of Engineering Practices, incl. GD&T
    • Welding and soldering operations and associated requirements.
    • Use of appropriate statistical tools (e.g., sampling, SPC, etc.) and associated analyses.
    • Various quality management system requirements (including AS9100/ISO 9001).
    • Quality assurance inspection and test procedures.
    • Basic engineering theory/practices, drawings and terminology (including GD&T applications).
    • Basic manufacturing processes and associated equipment (e.g., turning, milling, deburring, etc.).
    • Standard office practices and procedures, communication skills and associated standard software applications to prepare spreadsheets, reports, statistical data and correspondence.
    • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles - Identifying and eliminating waste from business processes, bringing improvements in quality, cost and delivery.
    • Experienced with providing guidance on methods of inspection
    • Internal & External Auditing per PDT Quality Survey and/or AS9101 requirements.What's in it for you:
      • Relocation Assistance and Sign on Bonus
      • 9/80 Work Schedule
      • Competitive Compensation & Holiday Pay
      • Great Health Benefits, and 401(k) plans
      • Paid Time Off per year depending on level
      • Less red tape - we have an environment that supports the entrepreneurial spirit
      • Fun & challenging culture while still providing work/life balance for our employees
      • Fast growth opportunities and quicker career development for the right candidate
      • Mentors to help you grow both personally and professionally

Keywords: AMETEK, Santa Barbara , Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Santa Barbara, California

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