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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Brunswick Corporation
Location: fond du lac
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

It is our people behind life's passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you've found your fit.Have what it takes? Join us.Job PurposeSr. Supplier Quality Engineer provides strategic and tactical support to Manufacturing by executing quality activities; such as: advanced quality planning to support High Performance Product Development (HPPD) process, Supplier development activities, Corrective Actions, and reporting to maintain and improve customer satisfaction, eliminate errors and improve efficiency. As a result, the Procurement Team depends on the Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer to be fully engaged with the global supply base to ensure that all direct purchased materials meet all performance specification requirements and do so over time to eliminate line downs, recalls, or other quality failures resulting in customer dissatisfaction.Job Accountabilities and Performance Criteria for the Sr. Supplier Quality Technician include: Tactical Supplier Quality: 50% Factory Support: 20% Supplier Development: 15% Process Management: 10% Continuous Process Improvement: 5%Job Accountabilities and Performance CriteriaTactical Supplier Quality: 50%Independently, and in collaboration with assigned suppliers within the global supply base, process and execute quality activities. Maintain effective business communications/relationships with suppliers and internal customers to understand any quality impacts to production to proactively disseminate relevant information to all stakeholders and meet customer expectations and business requirements. Demonstrated behaviors should include the ability to effectively:Serve as a consultative resource and collaborative partner to both customers and suppliers to ensure all needs and expectations are understood and addressedProcess PPAP submissions to enable timely new product shipmentsHandle tactical quality issues with assigned suppliersReview Corrective Action submissions to verify root cause analysis is complete and measures are taken to eliminate future reoccurrenceRespond to customer inquiries in a timely, accurate and consultative mannerConduct supplier quality performance analysis and proactively provide insightful information to the Buyer's desk plan and the commodity teamAnalyze and evaluate supplier PPM performance to provide optimal solution and/or recommendations for improvementProvided quality performance data as required to enable the assessment of past performance, ensure continued efficiency and identify continuous improvement opportunitiesFactory Support: 20%Independently, and or in collaboration with others, exercise functional knowledge to effectively and efficiently execute business processes that ensure the support of ongoing production and supplier communications. Demonstrated behaviors should include the ability to effectively:Support Manufacturing by performing and/or coordinating the initial sort and/or inspection of suspect parts to maintain production goalsIssue Corrective Actions to suppliers for identified discrepant materials to ensure suppliers are notified of the issue and root cause analysis can be completedSupplier Development: 15%As assigned and in collaboration with others, initiate projects, communicate project updates, identify barriers to project success and implement project plans to provide support to the organization's objectives and supplier development goals. Demonstrated behaviors should include the ability to effectively:Work directly with suppliers. Perform audits against standards and provide analysis and development plans to improve supplier performance.Develop processes and systems with suppliers to assure maintenance/continual improvement of quality on current/service products from suppliers.Handle tactical quality issues (spills, PPAP, etc) with assigned suppliersDevelop risk-based scheduling for proactive supplier evaluations.Excel in a cross-functional team environment with buyers, commodity managers, R engineers, and current-product site Supplier Quality engineers.Process Management: 10% Independently, and or in collaboration with others, exercise functional knowledge to effectively and efficiently execute business processes that ensure the absolute accuracy of system information and supplier communications. Demonstrated behaviors should include the ability to effectively:Document materials rejected due to quality issue to maintain inventory accuracy in MRBVerify the materials received correspond to the documentation provided with the shipmentInterpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards relative to warranty agreementsMaintain quality service by following organization standards.Continuous Process Improvement: 5%Independently and/or in collaboration with internal and external working partners, define, measure, analyze, improve and control processes, programs and supplier performance to effectively, efficiently and proactively achieve strategic business initiatives and/or key performance indicators. Demonstrated behaviors should include the ability to effectively:Manage projects necessary to execute continuous improvement plans in accordance with the commodity strategyJob Competency RequirementsExperience / Professional Credentials:7 + years of experience in a manufacturing, operations, quality engineering environment co-op/intern role is required with 3 + years of experience in engine or engine component manufacturing or assembly is preferredASQ certified Quality Manager, Engineer, or Auditor is preferredLean six sigma Green or Black Belt certification with project experience is preferredEducation Requirements:BS/BA in Engineering or a related technical field is requiredSubject Matter Knowledge:Thorough knowledge of blueprint analysis including GDQuality concepts: advanced usage of quality tools and problem solving techniquesTeam Dynamics/LeadershipBaseline Skill Expectations:Advanced level skills and demonstrated proficiency requirements include:Team Work and CollaborationTime ManagementAccountabilityAccuracyIntermediate level skills and demonstrated proficiency requirements include:Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint proficiencyInterpersonal, written and verbal communicationSupplier DevelopmentContinuous ImprovementBusiness Travel ExpectationsThis position will require occasional day and/or overnight travel by auto or airplane, up to 20%.We are the people behind life's passions.Brunswick does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors. For help, please contact our support team at: hrsharedservices@brunswick.com or 866-278-6942.Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/DisabledEEO is The Law - click here for more informationBrunswick and Workday Privacy Policies#Brunswick Corporation - Mercury Marine

Keywords: Brunswick Corporation, Fond du Lac , Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, Other , fond du lac, Wisconsin

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