Supplier Quality Engineer

CIRCOR International, Inc

2020-10-12 20:19:39

Job location Warren, Massachusetts, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Other

Job description


BUISNESS: CIRCOR Naval Solutions





Position Summary

To develop and manage supply base for assigned commodity, supplier selection assessments, drive sample part development, manage supplier performance - Quality & Delivery, drive supplier improvement programs, support sourcing projects globally. Focus commodities - Castings and Fabrication, to support CFS supplier base.

Principal Activities

  • Manage supplier quality activities per CIRCOR standard processes in sourcing function.
  • Evaluate suppliers and support supplier onboarding process per commodity strategy.
  • Drive Technical feasibility reviews, process reviews and create part information sheet to support sourcing projects.
  • Drive sample developments process and ensure suppliers are held accountable for meeting customer, drawing and specification requirements - First Article Approvals.
  • Perform supplier audits, production process validation and process approvals at supplier end per project plan.
  • Manage supplier performance - Quality and Delivery, continuous improvement initiatives both from a strategic and tactical perspective. Handle supplier non-conformances connect with site Quality and Supplier to drive RCCA.
  • Drive supplier performance improvement projects and improve supplier performance levels.
  • Support New Product launch, Supplier transitions & Engineering change management processes.
  • Train suppliers on best practices, CIRCOR training module like problem solving and Quality Clinic System.
  • Work with internal customers (Business Units) - Quality, Engineering and Supply chain team to support sourcing transition projects and drive supplier improvements.
  • Closely working with Sourcing commodity team to achieve sourcing goals.
  • Establish a strong network and foster collaboration with suppliers, key stakeholders, customers, sites and category team members.
  • Key metrics include: First Article Approvals, Supplier Quality - DPPM, Supplier OTD (project and production), Supplier performance metrics improvements, and support sourcing team metrics and projects.


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Good communication skills with ability to manage suppliers and Circor sites globally.
  • Strong Problem-solving skills and good analytical skills to drive continuous improvements.
  • Good project management skills to manage and support sourcing transition projects.
  • Good in multi-task management.
  • Good at technical report writing and data analysis.

Education & Experience

  • Diploma / Bachelor in Engineering (BE) - Mechanical / Production / Industrial with (5 to 7 yrs for BE / 7 to 10 yrs for Diploma) experience in supplier quality / strategic sourcing function.

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