Supplier Quality Engineer
Company: Allison Transmission
Posted on: October 24, 2018
Job Title: Supplier Quality Engineer Job Description: Allison Transmission, the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, is seeking an experienced professional to fill a Plant Supplier Quality Engineer position within its growing Indianapolis based Manufacturing facility's Purchasing and Supplier Quality team. The Plant Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) offers support as a liaison between Purchasing, Engineering, Operations and suppliers to develop suppliers, resolve supplier quality issues and to provide technical support. The Plant SQE routinely communicates supplier part quality issues and supports the investigation of supplier quality problems and coordinates implementation of effective and timely resolutions. The Plant SQE is responsible to review and audit supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems. Key Job Elements ---Offers support as a liaison between the plant community, Purchasing, Engineering, the rest of Operations, and suppliers to contain, identify, and resolve supplier quality issues and to provide technical support. ---Coordinates containment activities to minimize supplied part quality impact to the plants. ---Provides, as needed, support for formal 8D containment, root cause, and corrective action documentation. ---Coordinates supplier scheduling of formal 8D report outs either at Allison or via teleconference. (Note: 8D is a standard automotive industry problem solving methodology) ---Supports investigation of supplier quality problems and coordinates implementation of effective and timely resolutions. ---Assures accurate and timely records are maintained within various systems, including Supplier Quality Notifications (SQN) and SAP ERP. ---Works with the global supplier quality organization to drive corrective action to closure for supplied part issues. ---Supports plant supplier cost recovery requests ---Ensures required supplier quality documentation is organized and retained according to corporate guidelines. ---Summarizes, reports, and presents audit results. ---Implements and monitors part conformance. ---Monitors supplier performance and reports results to management. ---Posts, calculates, and analyzes routine statistical data. ---Manages ongoing relationships and resolves conflicts as needed. ---Adheres to corporate purchasing policies and procedures. ---Maintains a physical presence in the workplace. ---Works under general supervision. ---Exercises judgment related to supplied part quality issues. Other Key Competencies ---Oral and written communication skills - ability to communicate orally and in written format in cross-functional environments. ---Knowledge of statistical quality control techniques. ---Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly plant processes. ---Knowledge of gaging techniques and MSA. ---Proficient interpersonal skills to work effectively with others. ---Knowledge of geometric design and tolerancing (GD&T). ---Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex. ---Collaboration in a variety of work settings. ---Familiar with a variety of Purchasing / Global Supply Chain concepts. ---Wide degree of creativity and latitude. ---Knowledge of manufacturing or automotive quality standards. ---Ability to organize, plan, document tasks, and prioritize work. ---Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Required Qualifications/Education/Skills Educational Requirements ---Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Technical field Additional Required Candidate Qualifications ---0-2 or more years of experience in the field or in a related area. Preferred Qualifications/Education/Skills Additional Preferred Candidate Qualifications ---Certified Six Sigma Black Belt ---Certified Six Sigma Green Belt ---Experience in heavy duty automotive industry ---Familiar with SAP software ---Working knowledge of AIAG standards - APQP, Control Plans, FMEA, PPAP, SPC, and MSA. ---Working knowledge of the automotive industry 8D problem solving tool. Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran requiring assistance and/or reasonable accommodations reviewing any of the careers information, please contact us at 317-242-5000. Primary Location: Indianapolis, IN Additional Locations:
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