Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer

Reference Number: 4063-SMY
Location: Oxford, MS

Key Accountabilities

Supplier Defect Containment and 8D Corrective Action

·         Identify and verify suspect supplier parts

·         Coordinate containment of material at supplier and in transit. Responsible for disposition of material once contained

·         Support on-site sorting or approved re-work as needed to support continuity of supply

·         Initial follow-up on supplier containment and corrective action

·         Supplier 8D review of actions and supporting documentation for closure. On-site verification of 8D actions supported through SDE function as required

·         Participate in Quarterly Worst Supplier Reviews

Supplier PPAP Submissions

·         Organize and maintain Supplier PPAP database

·         Coordinate Change Management Process with Supplier through plant specific Change 


Education, Knowledge, Experience

·         Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required

·         5 years of Quality Engineering experience in the automotive industry preferred

·         Knowledge in manufacturing problem solving (8-D Methodology) and manufacturing processes required

·         Knowledge of TS16949 requirements including AIAG APQP, PFMEA, MSA, and PPAP required

·         Knowledge of SPC required

·         Effective at defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions. Proficient in general business correspondence to external suppliers. Effective communication skills to clearly articulate supplier defect issues and to respond to questions regarding these issues

·         Proven ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and/or concrete variables

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook