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Supplier Quality Engineer II

Supplier Quality Engineer II

Requisition ID 
2017-1244
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NH-Lebanon
Posted Date 
1/5/2018
Category 
Engineering

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Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:


Responsible for developing, qualifying, and managing Suppliers to ensure their Supplier Quality performance meets or exceed established performance requirements. The Supplier Quality Engineer works with the Suppliers to design, implement and maintain quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into procured product that
will be integrated into Fujifilm Dimatix manufacturing process at the lowest possible manufacturing & customer risk. Responsible for developing and driving systemic programs to ensure defect free parts and or assemblies arrive at our dock at six sigma quality levels from our suppliers. Create a continuous improvement environment where our
Suppliers identify problems, confirm root causes, and implement corrective actions before a product hits our factory floor. Responsible for planning, implementing and managing compliance of manufacturing and production processes at their assigned Suppliers with internal and external safety, quality and regulatory standards requirements for
worldwide distribution. Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment, and finished products. Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when
necessary. May assure compliance to in-house and/or external specifications and standards (i.e. GLP, GMP, ISO, Six Sigma).

 

KNOWLEDGE: A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of the area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

 

JOB COMPLEXITY: Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires the evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

 

SUPERVISION: Normally receives little instruction on day-to- day work, general instructions on new assignments.

 

EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a Ph.D. without experience; or equivalent work experience.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Management of the Approved Vendor List (AVL), Supplier Certification, and Ship to Stock initiatives.
  • Conduct surveys & audits, when appropriate, of supplier facilities and manufacturing processes to determine adequacy and capability of a supplier to meet quality specifications.
  • Investigate, analyze and determine the impact of poor Supplier Technical and/or Quality performance to the Fujifilm Dimatix manufacturing process or end product performance.
  • Reviews quality problems with appropriate personnel and directs action required to correct defects. Support the MRB process in cooperation with materials personnel.
  • Prepares periodic reports concerning department activities, problems, supplier quality improvement initiates and various continuous improvement programs.
  • In cooperation with Purchasing and Product Quality, sets the purchased part quality continuous improvement agenda. Help drive continuous improvement throughout the Supplier base, based on impact to Fujifilm Dimatix’ objectives.
  • Participates in company initiatives that impact the supply base
  • Directs the Supplier to perform root cause problem definition, analysis, and corrective action using sound problem-solving techniques. Consults with the supplier as required.
  • Support new product introduction and the engineering change processes internally and at Suppliers, specifically overseeing part-supplier qualification.
  • Apply principles of Six Sigma and QS9000/APQP when and where appropriate in driving supplier initiatives.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervision of external (supplier) and internal support resources, including 3 rd party quality contract labor, to ensure that piece part quality requirements of internal customers are satisfied by the AVL supply base.
 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


REQUIRED:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • BS Degree plus 5 years experience in a related field or Master’s Degree plus 3 years experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of QS, ISO or equivalent quality standards.
  • Quality auditing experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with Capability analysis, Six Sigma methods and/or APQP required.
  • Experience in and knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) very desirable.
  • Experience in application of quality tools such as SPC and FMEA expected.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Practices.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret drawings and technical procedures, including G, DT.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers.
  • Ability to communicate and effectively present information to top management, suppliers, customers, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to use computer tools such as Minitab, Excel, Word, Project, Outlook, and Powerpoint is expected.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Works on complex problems requiring logical analysis of a variety of data and the influences of multiple factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies to select methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, draw valid conclusions, and effect required changes.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • American Society of Quality Certified Quality Engineer desired
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification is very desirable

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to travel approximately 20-40% of the time to supplier sites.

 

OTHER:

  • Other duties as may be assigned.
  •  Each employee’s primary objective is to assure that the quality, delivery and cost controls within his/her control meet or exceed all of our internal and external customers’ requirements.
  • Each employee is required to abide by the Employee Handbook and the rules and regulations explained and provided at each orientation and training session. Special attention must be given to the safety aspects o these documents.

FUJIFILM Dimatix provides competitive wages, a generous benefits package and a friendly, dynamic
working environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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