Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer
GE Aviation
Posted 12/13/2018 11:04:48 AM
Job Function: Sourcing
Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Vandalia
Role Summary:
The Supplier Quality Engineer will:Drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementationSelect suppliers through qualification processesOwn supplier results, drive improvements utilizing supplier scorecardsOwn supplier audits, ensuring compliance, and driving improvement plans where neededRequires mastery of a body of theoretical knowledge
Essential Responsibilities:
Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts
In addition, as the Supplier Quality Engineer, you will:
Includes both Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development
Includes supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence
SQEs have various levels of differentiation which are related to level of technical understanding of engineering drawings and ability to manage vendors
Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations
Balances both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects
Works together with high level people from the business
Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done
Provides technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge
Actively participate in supplier performance reviews
Advises Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures within their own field
Contributes to project as a team member or leads small projects
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Quality Engineering
Desired Characteristics:
Supplier Quality Engineering experience preferredStrong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Proven analytical and organizational ability
GE is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison's original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today.
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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; Ohio; Vandalia
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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