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Supplier Quality Manager

Company: Stellant Systems
Location: Gardena
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Supplier Quality ManagerJob Location: US-CA-TorranceCategory: Operations and QualityPosition Type: Regular Full-TimeUnion: NoOverviewJob Title: Supplier Quality ManagerJob Location: Torrance, CAJob Description:We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Supplier Quality Manager at our Torrance, California location. In this position, you will serve as the technical liaison between Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing, and suppliers to monitor Advanced Quality Planning, provide PPAP approval, resolve quality issues, and provide technical support.Responsibilities

  • Review and audit supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems
  • Perform routine surveillance audits and monitor supplier performance (KPI for Quality, including PPM and SCAR)
  • Anticipate potential failures due to design, manufacturability, and process control, and suggest and implement resolutions with suppliers
  • Implement and monitor the part qualification and certification process with selected suppliers
  • Determine root cause (8D process) of supplier quality problems, and implement effective and timely resolutions
  • Improve quality performance of suppliers by conducting workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or providing other technical support as required
  • Ensure supplier understanding of product and PPAP submission requirements
  • Review and approve supplier quality plans on new part programs
  • Lead weekly supplier meetings and ensure supplier adherence to the APQP process
  • Conduct supplier part critical characteristics discussions and review required process controls
  • Review and approve tool, fixture, and part designs
  • Work with different tiers to ensure that deliverables are met
  • Requires approx. 30% travel to domestic and international suppliers Qualifications
    • At least nine years of relevant experience in manufacturing, quality, or engineering in an aerospace, automotive, or related environment is required
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Materials, Business, Math, or Statistics is needed; advanced degree preferred
    • Understanding of AS9100 Quality System standards is necessary
    • Knowledge of AIAG standards is required: APQP and PPAP (all levels) requirements, including proficiency in FMEA, Control Plans, Flow Charts, R@R, SPC, MSA, Capacity Analysis, and GR&R
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to establish effective working relationships with suppliers as well as personnel within the company.Stellant Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR -120.15).PI182677903

Keywords: Stellant Systems, Gardena , Supplier Quality Manager, Executive , Gardena, California

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