Senior Supplier Quality Engineer 

Merrimack, NH

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Erin Donovan | Phone: 617.831.1806

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer 

Merrimack, NH

12 Months

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Supplier Quality Engineer  drives customer satisfaction and continual improvement in accomplishing our client's strategic plan through monitoring, managing and resolving issues related to Supplier quality performance.  The Senior SQE is proficient in developing Supplier relationships, auditing and improving Supplier’s capabilities, capacities, products, processes and procedures, coaching Supplier improvements, leading the disposition of Supplier rejections, and coordinating Supplier corrective actions. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employees will be required to carry out any and all duties necessary for the needs of the organization.

  1. Conduct Source Inspections, Incoming Receiving Inspections, and Material Surveys to ensure internal and external customers quality and technical requirements are adhered to by Suppliers
  2. Review Supplier First Article Inspections (FAI’s) IAW AS9102
  3. Assign, monitor and close Supplier Corrective Action Requests while ensuring appropriate Root Cause and Corrective Action has been identified and addressed to reduce and/or eliminate future occurrence
  4. Issue and disposition Non-Conforming Material Reports in support of the Material Review Board 
  5. Initiate and participate in Continuous Improvement activities to improve Supplier performance, productivity, processes, and costs
  6. Monitor quality performance metrics for assigned Suppliers and develop Return to Green Plans
  7. Lead activities such as Supplier qualification, Supplier development, and Supplier Zero Defect Programs 
  8. Ensure compliance of suppliers through leading and participating in supplier audits and identify and manage Supplier risks
  9. Coach Supplier Operations Team members on Quality Management System requirements
  10. Participate in Material Review Board activities
  11. Reviews internal Supplier Quality Assurance Procedures to ensure compliance with customer and/or government requirements
  12. Convey key characteristics/requirements to suppliers and obtain agreement on methodology for process controls of fabrication/manufacturing to ensure the highest probability of receiving a defect free product on time
  13. Develop, qualify and approve Nondestructive Testing procedures, establish techniques, interpret codes and standards, and be capable of training and examining Level I personnel

Authorities:

  • Completes tasks with no Manager oversight
  • Provide mentoring to assigned Suppliers
  • Provide mentoring to team members
  • Collaborate with internal organizations to identify solutions

Consulting Relationships

  • Supply Chain Organization
  • Site Operations to include, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Program Management
  • Corporate Affiliates

External Supplier Stakeholders, Customers

QUALIFICATIONS

Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

  • Master's Degree Preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree Required 
  • Specific Degree Field: Engineering/Manufacturing or equivalent Technical degree

Certifications/Licenses:

        Preferred:             Certified Internal Auditor

                                     ASQ-CQE, CQA, or equivalent

                                     (Lean) Six Sigma Black Belt

                                      NDT Level II Certification

Experience Required in Years

  • Functional (Using Skill Set): 5-10 years
  • Management: Entry Level
  • Industry: 3-5 years

List any unique working conditions or physical demands in this job:

  • Ability to travel up to 40% - U.S. Passport
  • Ability to read Blue Prints, Engineering Drawings
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication (Technical Writing experience a plus)
  • Problem solving, analytical, and process improvement skills / experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality management methodologies such as:
    • Six-sigma, Lean, Kaizen
    • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
    • Control Plans
    • Quality Management Systems per ISO-9001/AS-9100

Electrical Team Members:

  • Knowledge of:
    • J-STD 001, IPC-600, IPC-610, IPC-620
    • Electronic Assembly manufacturing to include Printed Circuit Boards
    • Cable and Harness manufacturing

Mechanical Team Members:

  • Knowledge of:
    • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
    • Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
    • Metallurgy
    • Inspection Equipment
    • Castings and Forgings
    • AWS Welding
    • Surface Finishing
    • Plating and Coating

 

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

  • Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, PTO, etc.)  - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

 

Come see why Digital Prospectors has achieved:

  • 4.9/5 Star Glassdoor rating and the only staffing company (< 1000 employees) to be voted in the national Top 10 ‘Employee’s Choice - Best Places to Work’ by Glassdoor
  • Voted ‘Best Staffing Firm to Temp For’ three times by Staffing Industry Analysts as well as a ‘Best Company to Work For’ by Forbes, Fortune and Inc. magazine.

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