Supplier Quality Engineer II

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

TargetCW San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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SALARY: $85,000

A global defense company in San Diego is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer II to analyze and verify supplier quality system implementation and process methods and procedures for manufacturing, testing and inspecting the quality level of products.


* Review supplier manufacturing documentation ensuring the necessary criteria and provisions are incorporated to permit effective inspection, testing and use of materials
* Analyze reports and product to be returned to suppliers; initiate correction action for procedural, product or process deficiencies
* Responsible for analyzing supplier failure analysis root cause determination and corrective action to assure the action is contributing to supplier process improvement
* Review incoming inspection rejections of supplier material, parts or products identifying rejection trends observed and communicating these to suppliers
* Interface with buyers and engineers, resolving both supplier procurement quality issues and design and manufacturing related issues
* Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices
* Improve and maintain 5S in SQA area, make suggestions for improvements
* Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate
* Consistently issue regular supplier performance reports to key suppliers, visit suppliers as necessary accomplishing supplier process audits and to qualify them as "Approved Suppliers",
* Accomplish Customer Source Inspection (CSI) at suppliers when required
* Input SAP Material Master data for Quality related fields


* Bachelor's Degree (preferred) or two years of related experience in Supplier Quality Assurance
* Experience with dispositioning hardware (electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical parts)
* Experience using inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, and reading drawings
* Experience performing defect trends/analysis for continuous improvement
* Experience with Excel, specifically Pivot Tables
* Experience with manufacturing processes such as soldering, plating, machining, etc. (highly preferred)
* IPC-A-610 certified (highly preferred)
* LEAN/Six Sigma (highly preferred)