Supplier Quality Engineer- Electronics

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Visteon Van Buren, MI

Van Buren, MI
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Title: Supplier Quality Engineer (Semiconductors)

Description: Supplier Performance Engineer

About Visteon

Visteon is a global technology company that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics products and connected car solutions for most of the world's major vehicle manufacturers. Visteon is a leading provider of driver information and controls, audio and infotainment, and domain controllers; its brands include LightScape , OpenAir and SmartCore . With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Michigan, (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has more than 12,000 employees at 50 facilities in 21 countries. Visteon had sales of $7.51 billion in 2014. Learn more at Visteon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

Our Vision

We aspire to be the best in the world at partnering with our customers to provide innovative, high-quality products that deliver exceptional value.

Supplier Performance Engineer

Primary Responsibilities

* Global lead in supplier quality for active and passive electronic components.

* Ensure all phases of the APQP process are completed and are delivered on-time.

* Work with engineering, purchasing and program management to find creative solutions to constraints.

* Monitoring company supply base performance to achieve quality objectives.

Typical Duties

* The Supplier Quality Engineer is accountable for fulfilling the quality related deliverables in accordance with company procedures.

* Support the program launch for any supplier quality concerns from development phase to End of Life (EOL)

* Manage supplier process and equipment readiness for the program launch

* Perform Process / Tooling Run@Rate at the suppliers' location

* Review and audit suppliers manufacturing and related Quality Planning documents (e.g. FMEA, Control Plan, Process Flow, Manufacturing, Material Certificates per Engineering Specification, PPAP)

* Promote quality tools (Problem Solving Document, 8D, 5-Why, etc.)

* Responsible to manage suppliers fix of quality concerns in all phases of program development and production

* Communicate and negotiate with plants and suppliers

* Interface and fulfillment with Visteon plants quality items

* Review equipment and tool delivery status to ensure the quality inputs including Capacity Verification(CV), lessons learned

* Sense of urgency for implementing prevent recurrence measures with suppliers part / process

* Regular reporting of concerns towards plants, purchasing and quality structure Give training, guidance and technical support to suppliers



* Years of Experience: 3 plus years of Quality and Automotive Engineering Experience

* Degree Strongly Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

* Experience in Electrical Components is a plus

Desired Competencies/Experience

* Experience in the electronics automotive industry

* Trained in AIAG ISO/ TS 16949, AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q200 standards

* Application of QMS tools and techniques: APQP, FMEA, SPC, DOE, 8D, Risk assessment, Process Audit and Minitab

* Ability to interact/cooperate with people of different levels inside/outside of the company and to interact with team to reach team goals and business objectives

* Leadership skills to empower others to achieve results through motivation, recognition and performance feedback

* Ability to take actions, decisions and to generate ideas, products, processes in promised timely manner

* Ability to identify program risks in advance and to propose potential solutions

Special Requirements (i.e. overtime, travel, etc.)

* Occasional overtime or schedule flexibility required.

* Travel to the customer or supplier sites up to 20%