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Lead Supplier Quality Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:32:08 PM
  • 2935551
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Hungary; Budapest

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Joining us, you will be working in the center of Budapest in a prominent office building. Our office provides possibilities to have a nice walk or sit in the well-maintained garden, grab a cup of coffee at the nearby modern or traditional coffee shop, or get in shape at the gym.

Role Summary:
As a Lead Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), lead complaint management, supplier approval and development activities, support NPI efforts at component, material and finished product suppliers. Drive exceptional part/product quality and Cost of Quality and Cost Recovery.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Track and reports supplier performance;
  • Implementing supplier quality strategy, drive projects linked to the business objectives;
  • Ensure proper project execution following the relevant internal NPI Standing Instructions or C change procedures;
  • Establish required CTQ performance at suppliers and subcontractors by implementing robust quality control plans and sustainable corrective action plans;
  • Lead the implementation of Supplier Quality Processes and Systems (DMS and SPQ “Supplier Process Quality”) for EMEA Suppliers, support other Poles as needed in this;
  • Set up supplier quality processes and lead systems implementation at suppliers;
  • Lead trainings to suppliers and develop suppliers’ capabilities to use SQ systems to drive process improvements;
  • Drive outstanding part/product performance for manufacturing sites and customers;
  • Coordinate supplier changes via plant change implementation boards;
  • Interface with Supplier Quality organization to address underperforming suppliers and ensure improvement plans are in place. Work closely with Sourcing, interfacing global engineering / manufacturing on technical, documentation, specification and quality issues


    • Degree in electronics engineering / or equivalent technical degree;
    • Experience in UPS products, manufacturing, quality, and/or design – with emphasis on process evaluation and quality assurance;
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, strong background in applying statistical quality control tools for process / product controls, such as SPC, gage R&R, FMEA;
    • Ability of interpretation of engineering drawings/ specifications and manufacturing process planning/evaluation;
    • Fluent English;
    • Good written and oral communications skills in one or more European languages;
    • Driving license with experience;
    • Willingness to travel frequently.

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Six Sigma GB or BB Certified;
      • Familiar with Sourcing, NPI and Quality Practices;
      • Experience in Supplier Quality Assurance and/or Quality Management Systems, auditing experience;
      • ISO auditor certificate;
      • Results oriented approach, passionate, disciplined, analytical, self-starter;
      • Demonstrated energy, leadership, and project management skills;
      • Team player.

        Locations: Hungary; Budapest
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