Determines appropriate Inspection processes and directs IQC personnel, where applicable, in executing day to day activities.
Leads containment and resolution of supplier quality issues with the manufacturers and communicate status on non-conforming parts / suppliers across all programs.
Evaluates supplier performance, drives supplier improvements and corrective actions through the SCAR process.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Defines, develops and implements Supply base strategies that drive improvements is supplier selection, development, and leverage across customer programs for quality improvements and cost savings
Provides regular updates to Quality Engineering Manager on the execution of the strategy
Provides support for NPI activities by participation in the AQP process as required
Ensures that all production critical supplier issues are resolved in a timely manner, and corrective actions are implemented
Defines and develops the appropriate Inspection Plans and Inspection Methods, directs Receiving Inspection Auditors
Defines and develops the inspection processes via inspection aids and instruction guidelines
Ensuring ongoing site supplier evaluation is performed. This would be achieved by using site information collected from Receiving Inspection, MRB, Customer Returns, SCAR database and by liaison efforts with customer work cells.
Performance will be reported internally, to the supplier, and to the customer where applicable.
Monitors and drives PPM issues with the supply base in addition to helping them achieve Dock to Stock’ certified with Jabil (in accordance to the vendor performance system)
Reviews all supplier discrepancies. Coordinates and tracks the corrective / preventative action effort.
Proactively communicate information or issues that may impact the product costs or manufacturability to all affected departments
Provides insight and assistance of implementing and maintaining Process Improvement and Optimization concentrating on proactive methodologies with the supply base
Leads SCAR Supplier Corrective / Preventive Action process for problem resolution and continuous improvement, including critical analysis of supplier DOE, CPK, Gauge R&R studies
Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy
Site RoHS subject Matter Expert
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required
5-7 Years of experience in Quality or Manufacturing Engineering
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience