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Supplier Quality Engineer 9/16/2016

TE Connectivity Winston Salem, NC

Company
TE Connectivity
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-72935
Location
Winston Salem, NC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
576197010

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW:

TE Connectivity has an opportunity for an entry-level Supplier Quality Engineer to support our Automotive Americas team. This role will be based in Winston Salem, NC.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Perform product assurance activities associated with a manufacturing environment to ensure that the dimensional, materials and visual characteristics of a product's design, as documented on drawings, specifications and quality standards are consistently produced.

* Perform process and system audit of suppliers and maintain a working knowledge of ISO and TS quality systems requirements to support the suppliers.

* Review and approve supplier Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submissions for new items and changes to existing product components.

* Monitor quality data within the operating systems to ensure accuracy of data and develop reporting systems to accurately document and record monthly and annual supplier trends and performance data.

* Perform periodic reviews and continually monitor quality specifications to ensure supplier compliance.

* Facilitate deployment of supplier metrics across supply base.

* Supports plants in supplier quality issues and drives corrective actions with the suppliers

* Facilitate supplier quality roadmaps leading to improved supplier performance metrics

* Perform other duties as assigned.

* Skill set in tight tolerance complex stamped components and plated materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* BS Degree in Engineering required, preferably Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

* Master s Degree preferred

* 0-2 years of relevant experience as Quality Engineer in TS16949 automotive environment (Tier 1 and OEM)

* Experience with International Suppliers

* Experience using 5-Why and 8-D problem solving tools

* Able to work effectively in a team environment.

* Proficiency working with Microsoft Excel, Word, SAP and other software products

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and have project management capabilities

* Must be able to lead and motivate engineering resources within a matrix organization

* Candidate should be self-directed individual possessing managerial courage and business acumen

* Occasional travel within US and Mexico is likely