UEC Electronics

Quality/Process Engineer III

2017-1518
US-SC-Charleston

Overview

The experienced Supplier Quality Engineer III will develop two-way, mutually beneficial relationships with strategic supply partners to deliver greater levels of innovation and competitive advantage than could be achieved by operating independently or through a traditional, transactional purchasing arrangement. Position reports to the Director of Quality Systems.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Collect & evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities within the supply chain
  • Work with the suppliers directly, create corrective action plans to address process failures
  • Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement & value enhancements
  • Regularly communicate with Engineering, Estimators & Procurement departments to identify opportunities for quality & productivity improvements
  • Collect & maintain supplier performance metrics & action plans
  • Participate in CCB meetings to ensure awareness to design changes
  • Ensure implementation is in accordance with 1st article process & other quality requirements
  • Assist Supply Chain in conducting supplier audits and maintain audit results
  • Monitors supplier quality through weekly and monthly PPM/scorecard reports; requests & obtains corrective actions per quality & delivery performance
  • Participate in Management Review meetings & present purchased product quality issues
  • Perform or lead root cause analysis on purchased part/product quality issues & work issues through containment phase of process
  • Participate in Corrective Action Review (CAR) Board
  • Recommend suppliers for qualification/disqualification based on quality performance
  • Establish quality criteria per UEC & customer requirements for receiving inspection



Required Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field
  • 6 years related quality assurance experience
  • 3 years experience managing suppliers
  • Working knowledge of ISO/AS9100 standards
  • Ability to read & understand drawings
  • Self-starter with ability to handle multiple tasks & set priorities in fast-paced environment to achieve goals
  • Knowledge of Inspections & Quality Control methods - measuring tools such calipers, micrometers, height/depth gages, dial indicators, etc
  • Ability to interface with mfg & technicians to implement corrective actions to resolve quality issues
  • Proficient in quality analysis tools such as 5Whys, SPC, PFMEA
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to teach basic problem solving techniques & facilitate problem-solving team events

Preferred Qualifications

• Working knowledge of and/or certification in IPC 620 & J-STD               

Certified ISO/AS9100 Auditor

• Working knowledge of ISO 13485

EEO Statement

By submitting an application to UEC, you are certifying that the information contained within is complete and accurate as of the time of submission. Your application submittal serves as observance of UEC's policies and procedures regarding pre-employment investigations, which include drug screening as well as verification of information provided on both the resume and Employment Application, for all individuals selected for employment with the Company. Further, as a Government contractor, positions within UEC may require the ability to successfully complete government background investigation(s) and personal identity verification and the ability to transfer or obtain/maintain a DoD security clearance. AA/EOE.

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