For Group operating in the metalworking sector we are looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer within the Purchasing Department.
He will report hierarchically to the Plant SQA Manager. The candidate’s mission is this : Manage the components and suppliers qualifications as validations during each project development and during the lifecycle of the products;
Contribute to company objectives and global Quality performance from the external Suppliers; Manage any Quality claim due to an external Suppliers after Start of Production and guarantee that the problem is definitively solved;
Lead the change notifications during serial production. The candidate will follow these main activities : Quality failures in serial production : Agree with the requester for sending the claim to the supplier or not via the Supplier Tables;
Ensure the Implementation of the containment action at supplier site to protect plant and Customer; Check and challenge the root cause, corrective actions efficiency and standardization, manage the problem solving cycle time from the external suppliers;
Launch the escalation process; Lead the CSL implementation and monitor the results until validation of effective corrective actions;
Ensure the experience capitalization and share best practices with the commodity organization; Collect the non quality costs, share them with the suppliers and ensure charge back to suppliers, once accepted;
Lead the Improvement programs of the worst suppliers at plant level; On site visit at the suppliers to check the corrective actions efficiency to perform line review or Process Audit when relevant;
Accept the 8D report from the External suppliers and take care to share it to the requester; Track the Supplier scorecard situation and lead the needed activity / escalation in case of scorecard deviations.
Lead the change notifications during serial production : Transfer internally the PCN / PTN coming from the external Suppliers;
Support the internal functions in charge of the change Management; Execute the PPAP approval towards external suppliers after the internal approval;
Follow internal procedure defining the change management. Requirements : EDUCATION : Master Engineering degree in Mechanical or Equivalent combination of education and Experience.
EXPERIENCE : Compulsory previous experience in the technical field and automotive quality in a well- structured company.
Technical experience in injection molding. LANGUAGES : fluent knowledge of English, both oral and written SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE :
Professional experience in Process and / or System Audits;
Good knowledge of Quality tools : Auto Quality Matrix, FMEA, SPC, CPK, Pareto, etc ;
Knowledge and experience in problem solving methods : 8D, 5 whys, Ishikawa, FTA ;
Knowledge of Quality, Environment and Safety Requirements. Other Information : High developed communication skills and team work spirit;
Dynamic approach and target oriented; Strong analytical approach; Problem solving attitude; Ability to negotiate and convince;
Ability to tolerate stress and pressure; Availability for possible short business trips. Place of work : province of Udine