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Supplier Quality Engineer
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Supplier Quality Engineer
LocationUS-Iowa-DavenportDate Posted16 Mar 2018 Cobham is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer that will be responsible for coordinating monitor and control with assigned suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with the requirements of their organization. They are in charge of performing supplier audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and processes driving product realization, review and approval of supplier Fist Articles as well as actively participating in strategic supplier development based on quality control plans driven to meet performance expectations. They manage the supply chain, serve as the technical liaison for suppliers, suggest structural quality and process improvements, and collaborate with other engineering, purchasing, operations, continuous improvement organization, and IT in a team environment. This position is located in Davenport, IA.Key Responsibilities:Maintain and update critical supplier audit systWork with Purchasing and Quality to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and that appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented and scheduled.Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement. Compile data and write associated SCARs.Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPI's, including Supplier OTD (Past due), Quality DPPM, process performance yield, and waste. Investigate supply chain disruptions caused by suppliers, typically systemic in nature, to determine a strategic course of action required to initiate root cause. Direct cause can be technical, administrative, or process. This includes coordinating and collaborating with required technical knowledge experts such as: Design Engineering (DE), Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE), Manufacturing Engineering (ME), Procurement, Material Planning, Assembly line, etc., and OEM suppliers responsible for providing an optimal solution.Establish specific short / long term supplier quality and OTD goalsCollaborate with suppliers and extended Manufacturing teams regarding performance of product and support the technical team to determine process improvements required to eliminate waste. Drive to improve Quality and On-Time Delivery supplier performance metrics.Lead or Co-lead problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply of goods and services for our customer's value streams and product development.Develop long-term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas.Aide manufacturing and engineering in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined new product development process.Lead or co-lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting Cobham requirements. Projects may include: process analysis, value stream mapping, process capability and throughput analysis, 6-Sigma, 5S drive error proofing for sustainable results and Kaizen events.Drive "Zero Defect" mentality within the supply base.Assist the Quality & Supply Chain Organizations in the creation and maintenance of a Cobham Quality Management System (QMS) and Supplemental Purchase Order Conditions (SPOC) that will be used to establish and flow out qualify requirements, assess suppliers, and measure all suppliers providing product or services. This will include forms, documents, and correspondence necessary to communicate between Cobham and the suppliers in regards to supplier quality, approved supplier list, supplier risk mitigation, and supplier consolidation.Assist supplier with First Articles Inspections Reports and how to complete an FAI to comply with AS9102Assist suppliers as a communication conduit between Management, Design Engineering, SQEs and Suppliers when all other modes of communication

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