Contribute to the ongoing development and continuous improvement of requirement management, risk management, design and development, design transfer, change management, defect management, Supplier Quality, and quality management system (QMS) related procedures and processes.

More Uses of the Supplier Quality Toolkit:

  • Direct: effectively communicate technical, regulatory and compliance aspects of supplier selection activities vertically and horizontally in your organization.
  • Confirm your organization interacts with manufacturing engineers, Supplier Quality engineers and customer quality engineers to drive improvement activities and ensure product and processes meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Make resource allocation decisions along with the Engineering management Product and Product Management as to how best develop and resource projects in the portfolio.
  • Ensure positive actions are taken to encourage growth, technical development, and improved interpersonal skills across supplier development and capabilities.
  • Organize: monitor and maintain the supplier key performance indicators, supplier scorecards, and initiate actions to achieve green status for supplier scorecards.
  • Assure your organization conducts customer and Supplier Quality surveys at various manufacturing facilities which maintains a standard of quality in raw materials and finished goods.
  • Establish that your organization participates in material review board considerations to resolve Supplier Quality concerns and partners with quality to issue supplier corrective actions as necessary.
  • Manage: actively support category specialists, category managers, and supply chain managers in category strategy development, supplier selection, and supply market research.
  • Ensure you do lead the efficient collection, exchange and reconciliation of supplier compliance records utilizing the appropriate technologies and portal solutions.
  • Deliver results as measured by key metrics, as supplier yield, field cost, field defect rate, Supplier Quality plan engagement/effectiveness, and corrective and preventative action closure.
  • Initiate, review and analyzes corrective action reports and purchase orders in an effort to reduce and eliminate defects and maintain the supplier corrective action system.
  • Evaluate and verify supplier process controls and Supplier Quality systems, analyze product failures, facilitate writing and/or approve results of corrective actions of suppliers.
  • Warrant that your organization designs, develop, and implements cost effective methods of testing and troubleshooting systems and equipment for all phases of product development and manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with other departments, as Supplier Quality, Planning, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Production to identify and qualify new suppliers.
  • Develop supplier relationships while continuing to support the KPIs of cost savings, cost containment, Supplier Quality, inventory management, and on time deliveries of raw materials and supplies.
  • Support prediction, prevention, and protection of supplier warranty issues and devise risk mitigation solutions by providing in depth warranty analysis.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to assure proper process control standards are in place and continuously monitor key manufacturing processes for improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and oversee equipment qualification and process validation plans and lead continuous improvement projects based on process/product trends, customer complaints, industry standards and government regulations.
  • Pilot: review performance scorecard metrics with assigned suppliers (by commodity) on a monthly basis to verify status and outline action items necessary for improvement.
  • Confirm your organization as part of the overall product qualification process, validate product performance to ensure it meets published specification and performance criteria.
  • Make sure that your organization as you continue to grow in the processes it uses to grow its business and keep up with technological advances, your organization has an immediate need for an Executive Director.
  • Maintain vendor audit reports, audit responses, and pertinent corrective actions, follow up for audits conducted in support of the supplier qualification program.
  • Be accountable for identifying solutions to complex problems with a focus on continual improvement practices using tools like Causal Analysis to drive Corrective Action and Preventive Action.
  • Analyze and interpret validation test data to determine whether systems or processes have met validation criteria or to identify root causes of deviations.
  • Identify current or potential impacts, communicate findings and recommend action to provide information and to influence or affect positive change in engineering operations results.


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