Intern - Supplier Quality

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 1/27/2017

Plexus Corp Neenah, WI

Neenah, WI
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Supplier Quality Engineer Intern

The Supplier Quality Engineer Intern will be acting as a liaison between operations, suppliers, and the Supplier Quality Department, to ensure that overall specifications, quality/regulatory requirements, and expectations are met for purchased products.

Job Responsibilities

* Responsible to ensure part qualification and evaluation activities (both prototype and sustaining manufacturing) resulting in acceptable and consistent supply. Includes external activities (establishing part quality requirements) and internal activities (sampling plans, inspection processes, etc.)

* Ability to execute supplier audit activities related to both validation and on-going management of quality execution capabilities

* Monitoring supplier quality performance based on analysis of Plexus and supplier performance data

* Lead problem part resolution through all phases of operations

* Responsible for leading supplier corrective action and continuous improvement activities

* Support containment, segregation, NCM review, and trend analysis processes activities relative to supplied parts

* Support overall site Quality Management System through metrics, auditing etc.

* Facilitate reporting and notifying suppliers of cost-recovery requirements resulting from the need to contain, segregate or handle non-conforming parts

* Support alternative supplier selection

* Mentor and support RI activities and process effectiveness

* Participates in customer-facing supplier quality activities

* Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business

* Additional duties as assigned by management

Education & Experience

* In pursuit of a Bachelor s Degree in any Engineering field.

* A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 is preferred.

* General understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. Some of our customers contracts are governed by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which require us to consider only applicants who are US citizens, permanent residents (green card holders), or who have been granted political asylum. Consequently, some of our positions are subject to this ITAR requirement. Thank you for your understanding.

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