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Supplier Quality Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 12:56:42 PM
  • 2819633
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom, Ireland; Leicester, Shannon

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Role Summary:
The Supplier Quality Engineer will collaborate with Engineering, Project Management, Site Quality Team and Global Sourcing team on all activity required to effectively manage supplier quality requirements & supplier development. There will be 2 openings for this role.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Focal point for supplier quality related activities for the supplier base supporting Digital Solutions Measurement and Sensing Business unit.
• Coordinate, direct, and manage supplier quality activities with focus on issue resolution (CA/PA), supplier’s approval, qualifications, development, process control, and quality assurance consistent with Global Sourcing quality initiatives.
• Leading a cross-functional team including the supplier to drive issue resolution and improvement activities
• Technical focal point for supplier activities directed toward process control and quality assurance of site material and components
• Drive continuous improvement of supplier's quality performance through Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma principles and methodology
• Monitor and drive for Cost of Failure/ Quality (COF / COQ) reduction within the business and working with the Sourcing/Commercial teams costs associated with rejects/defects
• Monitor suppliers’ non-conforming performance/ trends, and identify and drive process improvement, root cause analysis, and corrective actions CTQ
• Providing technical guidance to suppliers towards assuring product/process compliance with engineering drawings, customer flowdown requirements and specifications
• Work closely with Sourcing COEs, Business Teams, and Engineering to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality requirements

• Engineering degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Proven experience in Engineering with an Electronics/ Machining/ Fabrication background
• Demonstrated project management skills.

Desired Characteristics:
• Proven analytical and problem solving skill set and ability to co-ordinate multiple priorities
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work in cross functional team environment
• Highly self-motivated, results/metrics driven with demonstrated influencing skills
• Knowledge of quality tools and statistical analysis in ISO9001/AS9100 QMS requirements and applications preferably in Oil & Gas/ Energy Industry/ Aerospace business
• Lead Auditor qualified through a recognized accreditation body
• Green Belt Certified (GE Employees)

Locations: United Kingdom, Ireland; Leicester, Shannon

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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