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Supplier Quality Engineering - Engg.System/shop support

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/3/2017 1:08:26 PM
  • 3013296
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): India; Patna


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GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Supplier Quality Engineer is a key role in the GE Transportation Sourcing & Quality organizations & is accountable for:
1. Achieving Supplier Quality goals for assigned supplier base & commodity
2. Meeting sourcing goals across product group (Focused on Cost, Quality, Delivery)
3. Contributing to growth plans with existing & new suppliers
4. Working in a boundary-less manner with diverse global teams to achieve the above results

Essential Responsibilities:
IThe Supplier Quality Engineer has to develop & maintain objectives to achieve the following responsibilities:
1. Accurate & rigorous evaluation of current and potential suppliers using multiple tools
2. On-time execution of New Component Introduction (PPAP) projects
3. Maintain & upgrade product & process quality at suppliers
4. Drive & ensure compliance to supplier facing processes (Audits, PPAP, CARs, SDRs, etc)
5. Identify & qualify new products & suppliers in the region to drive growth
6. Collaborate with other functions as required to execute PPAP projects
7. Develop positive relationships and work closely with Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes, New Product Introductions etc

The details of the key processes are:

1. New Supplier Evaluation / on boarding: Rigorously execute the supplier evaluation process including quality & compliance audits/assessments to ensure that only appropriately qualified suppliers are taken through the process. Work with sourcing/commodity team to meet business objectives of new supplier addition.

2. Production part approval: Have a sound understanding of the following: Drawings, specifications, PPAP Process, applicable tools (FMEA, GR&R, Control plans, Sampling, Capability studies, etc.) , GD&T etc. Understand & use tools rigorously to mitigate risk of non-conformant product from shipping from a supplier's facility. Train & drive suppliers to use our tools & upload objective evidence of PPAP step closure. Work closely with Engineering team to ensure adequate understanding of product risks & severities of failure. Lead robust root cause analysis & corrective actions as required. Work closely with Sourcing team to ensure PPAP timelines are adhered to & stated capacity is established

3. Audits (Process, Product, Quality systems, SRG/Compliance, 'Eyes always Open'): Obtain a sound understanding of GE expectations on audits. Conduct audits in keeping with good practices & publish professional reports in the appropriate system. Identify & communicate best practices/risks Work with supplier & other stakeholders to close findings & improve supplier processes

4. Problem-solving: Monitor Defects/DMRs'/Feedback for suppliers to identify any existing problems Use DMAIC methodology to identify & eliminate root cause sustainably on appropriate system (CAM)

5. Participate in planning of supplier quality activities, share knowledge with team, training, etc.

All these responsibilities will need to be discharged in consultation with Pole Quality Leader, other SQE's & Sourcing team as appropriate.

Qualifications/Requirements:
The candidate shall be a Graduate in Mechanical/Production/Electrical Engineering from a reputed institute & shall have a sound academic record.

The candidate shall have minimum 5 years of experience working in a similar profession & industry. (candidates with lesser experience may be considered with appropriate adjustment in role).

He/She shall have a first-hand experience in qualifying complex engineered systems like Heat Exchangers ,Radiators ,inter after and oil cooler. , Air, Fuel filtration systems for large diesel engine and or traction motors , alternators ,blowers etc. He/she shall also have in-depth understanding of engineering validation plans, supplier processes and sub-tier processes.

Desired Characteristics:
1. Prior work experience in a similar work environment
2. Candidates with certifications in technology, quality systems, audit or testing areas can be preferred based on relevance of certification
3. Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification is preferred (GE Employees only).
4. Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily

Locations: India; Patna

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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