Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Location

    Brazil, Brazil

  • Sector:

    IT, M&E

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  • Salary:

    US$10.00 - US$20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Drew Derry

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months + Possible Extension

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Supplier Quality Engineer
Location: Campinas, Brazil
Rate: $20 per hour
Duration 6 Months + Possible Extension
Start: ASAP

In this role, the Supplier Quality Engineer driving cross-functional ownership of Quality, Simplification and Process Improvements. As a SQE you will support execution of mfg. process as well as the overall Quality Management System (QMS) for the Site Supply Chain organization including a face to the customer, building credibility and confidence in their Quality processes.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
Supplier Approval/Re-approval:
*SRG/EHS audit completion & re-audits per risk assessment frequency
*SRG audit finding closure 60 days with suppliers
*NEW supplier (s) risk assessment/commodity audits

Supplier Qualification (Parts/process/product):
*On time part/product qualification (MPP/PQP/QCP/Etc) in eSMS / company portal (Conduct First Article inspection)
*Disqualify suppliers/parts

Supplier Performance management:
*Surveillance audit program….critical supplier list maintenance and audit program sustainability
*RCA/CI activity for top issues
*Close audit findings
*Supplier deviation (SDR) approval and management with supplier and GE teams
*Supplier KPI performance monitoring and follow up (PPM/CAR's/RCA)…sense of urgency!
*NCR management (follow up and closure) with supplier & reporting to EC HQ Team
*Recovery of COF (non transactional or material replacement
*Monthly Supplier performance monitoring
*CIR closure & COF (Tough Cases) monitoring and recovery process partnership with sourcing team

Other Responsibilities:
*Focal point for assigned parts and suppliers
*Ensure supplier execution of manufacturing process plan
*Liaison between supplier and engineering team
*Schedule management
*Lead / mentor functional quality team members ensure alignment around Big Y's
*Constantly seek, share, and implement best practices
*Job requires 80% travel.

*Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college
*Strong understanding of different manufacturing processes, Casting, Machining, Forgings, Fabrication, welding
*Strong commodity knowledge with Project Management skills
*Able to perform manufacturing feasibility study, part risk assessment.
*Able to optimize manufacturing process, develop new concepts for continuous improvement.
*At least 4 years' experience
*Experience with a Quality Management system ISO etc
*Proven track record in implementing change

Factors for Assessing Performance (Functional Competencies):
*Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
*Strong oral and written communication skills
*Prior leadership experience is preferred
*Statistically literate and familiar with quality concepts and tools
*Able to make executive level presentations
*Quality and cost driven

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on