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Supplier Quality Engineer Level 3

Company : Safran Water and Waste Systems Job field : Quality Location : Carson , California , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 5 years Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager Salary range : $72,670 - $114,200 USD

Job Description

Be the voice of Safran Quality at the supplier and the voice of supplier Quality at Safran. Design, develop, and implement strategies to improve supplier quality performance in a sustainable way. Identify and mitigate any quality related risk. Ensure quality and cost effectiveness of materials by deploying processes, capability tools and continuous improvement projects. This position reports to the Vice President, Supply Chain/Purchasing.

•Monitor Supplier Key Performance Indicators
•Investigate and manage supplier non-conforming issues and related roots causes analysis to implement sustainable corrective actions (8D/5WHY'S). Launch actions as needed to meet Safran targets
•Review and Manage First Article Inspection Reports.
•Coordinate the quality related actions between the suppliers and the Safran Cabin cross functional team stakeholders : procurement, engineering, commodity management and SPM
•Support Source Inspection at Supplier sites as needed
•Support new product Introduction, including PFMEA
•Ensure continued compliance of supplier with inspection delegation requirements (periodic on site audit, monitoring of effectiveness of supplier delegation process)
•Perform evaluation of new and current suppliers in order to ensure compliance with Safran quality and regulatory requirements (e.g., AS9100). Follow up on corrective actions (CAR) resulting from audit findings
•Based on the supplier risk level, perform periodic assessments of current suppliers in order to identify and mitigate the risks
•Perform trainings internally and externally as needed
•Initiate Supplier development projects
•Develop the supplier quality system maturity by managing quality improvement projects
•Collaborate with suppliers to asses manufacturing process for potential improvements
•Support Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) initiatives for new development programs
•Assist in training and on-boarding of new Level 1 and 2 Supplier Quality Engineers
•Support third party registrar/customer on-site audits

Complementary Description

The expected salary range for this position is between $72,670 - $114,200 USD. Actual compensation will be determined based on experience, education, and other factors permitted by law.

At Safran, diversity & inclusion is a source of richness that adds quality of life, performance, and innovation. We welcome diverse contributions and provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, disability/medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Composite or Industrial Engineering or equivalent education or 8 years of equivalent quality engineering experience.

Experience: 5+ years of progressive quality experience in aerospace, automotive, or industrial manufacturing environment and project management experience

Other Skills:
• Problem solving and quality tools (Microsoft Office tools, 8D, Kaizen, Kanban…)
• Basic understanding of materials management
• Basic understanding of process manufacturing management (SPC, special processes) and project management
• AS/EN/JISQ 9100 Knowledge
• AS 9102
• Supplier auditor qualified
• Basic understanding of Part-21 and Part-145
• Control plan
• Basic understanding of Measurement Tools
• Ability to read engineering drawings and basic understanding of GD&T
• Understanding of materials management
• Understanding of Part-21 and Part-145
• Understanding of process manufacturing management (SPC, special processes) and project management
• Understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles
• Design and process FMEA
• Understanding of APQP
• CAPA Management

Specificity of the job

25%-50% of the time

employees worldwide
Number of countries where Safran is located
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