• Supplier Quality Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Req No.
    Supplier Development and Engineering
    Project Specialist
    Frequency (Hours per Week)
    30 hours
    Duration (Days)
  • Overview

    Supplier Quality Engineer


    We are currently seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer  to support on a contract 25-35 hours per week with an ongoing duration. This will be supporting within the Seattle, WA regional location.


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    Job Description:

    • Utilize quality science techniques to effect continuous performance improvement at assigned suppliers;
    • Evaluate and appraise supplier's manufacturing capabilities to baseline their processes for conformance to various documented commodity checklists and or QMS special processes.
    • Perform Value Engineering activities to take cost out of products at supplier locations.
    • Understand and implements a closed loop process such as problem solving skills and root cause analysis to determine potential effectiveness of proposed corrective actions.
    • Reviews, analyzes, and reports on quality discrepancies related to process, assembly,
    • Manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, or electro-mechanical systems;
    • Ensure that performance and quality of products conform to established company and regulatory standards;
    • Use surveillance and auditing techniques to identify opportunities for process and product improvement;
    • Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, supplier, and procurement (as appropriate) to ensure requirements / expectations are satisfied;
    • Facilitate development of supplier recovery plans;
    • Monitor and evaluate supplier process for compliance to purchase order and engineering requirements;
    • Collaborate with supplier to investigate root cause and corrective actions when process or product deficiencies are detected;
    • Identify, plan, and facilitate cross-functional improvement activities;
    • Deploy variation management tools and techniques at select suppliers to mitigate risk;
    • Although this is a remote position, some regional travel may be required.
    • Regional Travel is required (Seattle, WA)

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Understanding of AS9100, AS9103, AS9110, and AS9120 standards;
    • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodologies;
    • Supplier Quality Management experience (SQM) required as they will guide SQE's on requirements and tasks.
    • Coaching and Mentoring of SQM and SQE requirements is required.
    • Must have good organizational skills, mentoring, decision making and time management skills.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication; Cause Mapping; Surveillance and Auditing; Blueprint reading; GD&T; Aircraft Systems and Structure manufacturing;
    • Able to quickly assimilate web-based applications / databases; Self-starter with ability to manage workload with minimal direction;
    • Provide technical solutions to wide range of difficult problems;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Candidate must have laptop, internet access, and cell phone to start position on day one. (Will get issued company laptop but will take several weeks)



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