Supplier Quality Engineer

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GE Renewable Energy

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Job Description Summary

As the Supplier Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for leading a global based Supplier Management team within a business, including both supplier capability and quality responsibilities across supplier development, and monitoring activities. You will be responsible for the Supplier Management activities within specified GE Manufacturing facility and assigned suppliers ownership related to PCBs (Electronic Boards). This position works closely with Sourcing, Procurement, Project Quality (Assurance and Control) and Engineering to deliver quality products to our customers with a total cost mindset

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Includes both Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development. Includes parts qualifications, action plans, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence. SQEs have various levels of differentiation which are related to level of technical understanding of engineering drawings and ability to manage vendors.

Developing in-depth knowledge of a discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired expertise to execute functional policy/strategy.

Utilizes technical expertise and judgement to solve problems. Leverages technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

Lead the development & execution of short and mid-term Supplier Management strategies and performance that support a competitive advantage in partnership with Sourcing, Operations, Quality and Engineering.

Responsible for execution of QMS and Compliance requirements associated with Supplier Quality Management. This includes supplier QMS, Process, Capability, and development plans.

Responsible for push supplier improvements within RCA (Root Cause Analysis), drive process or product qualification, manage the SDR (Supplier Deviation Request) Process, registering, monitoring and manage the CoPQ (Cost of Poor Quality) Recovery

Support improvement in Supplier Management processes through digitization and simplification including management / employee communication, policy recommendations and bowler dashboards.

Responsible for key Supplier Management metrics.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, ideally Electrical engineering with electronics.

  • Strong experience in Supplier Quality, Supply Chain, Engineering or Quality Management.

  • Knowledge of PCB technology and electronic boards

  • Ability to communicate (speak and write) in English. Other languages is a plus.

  • Excellent leadership skills demonstrating cross-functional teamwork and understand factors impacting the businesses and our suppliers.

  • Influence/communication - establishes good relationships; drives continuous improvement across functional & global boundaries.

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of time.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in Supplier Quality and/or Quality activities with expertise across technical areas, program management, compliance/general product quality areas and process knowledge aligned with engineered equipment industry.

  • Proven leadership in driving results and process improvements, including strong Change Acceleration Process skills.

  • Quality experience with a focus on customer experience as the number 1 driver.

  • Strong Lean experience and continuous improvement mindset, simplifying processes and removing waste.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No