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Engineer, Supplier Quality

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewTo develop suppliers performance of quality, cost, and delivery thus building supplier partnership in line with Stryten Energy requirementsResponsibilities

  • Work with suppliers to develop and continuously improve their capabilities to reliably deliver high quality products on-time.
  • Develop long-term supplier relationships and generate and help implement cost reduction ideas.
  • Write reports, issue Supplier Scorecards, maintain timelines and log sheets for frequent updates, multi-tasking
  • Interface between suppliers and Stryten quality, procurement, and engineering teams to ensure alignment on design for manufacturability, design for testing.
  • Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting Stryten requirements. Projects may include: process analysis, value stream mapping, process capability, throughput analysis, 6-Sigma, 5S, and Kaizen events.
  • Support with the supplier qualification process by performing Quality management System (QMS) audits.
  • Perform Supplier process audits based on Process Flow diagram and Control Plan.
  • Screening, evaluation, and implementation of supplier Value Add/Value Engineering proposals.
  • Drive and/or co-define documentation best practices with Engineering.
  • Contribute as core team member as required on transition projects.
  • Drive "Zero Defects" mentality within the supply base.
  • Support all Stryten Manufacturing plants with any supplier related quality issues. Provide direction to Supplier's regarding new and existing product qualification (PPAP).
  • Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers to help eliminate reoccurrence of non-conformances. Qualifications
    • Technical Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college. (e.g., electrical, mechanical, chemical engineering)
    • Technical knowledge of manufacturing processes required.
    • Electrical background and technical knowledge of electrical components is highly preferred. Experience with lithium battery manufacturing, testing and performance is a plus.
    • 3+ years of experience working in supply chain (supplier quality engineer or commodity manager preferred).
    • Able to interpret/read drawings, prints, and specifications.
    • Demonstrated experience as "change agent" internally within company and externally with suppliers with positive results
    • Experience and understanding of manufacturing standards (e.g. ISO9001, ISO14001, IATF16949, VDA 6.3).
    • Experience with AIAG systems (APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plan, etc).
    • Experience with six sigma and lean manufacturing methodologies.
    • Experience with process and product audits (internal and supplier).
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with cross functional teams.
    • Detail oriented and strong analytical and critical thinking skills.Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:
      • High energy level and ability to interface at all levels across the business.
      • Highest ethical standards and practices.
      • Excel, Minitab, PowerPoint, and Calibration software.Travel Requirements:
        • This position requires - 50% EEO StatementStryten Energy is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.About StatementStryten Energy helps solve the world's most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world's most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, microgrids, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead, lithium and vanadium redox flow batteries, intelligent chargers and energy performance management software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at .

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Alpharetta , Engineer, Supplier Quality, Professions , Alpharetta, Georgia

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