IDEX Supplier Quality Engineer in Rohnert Park, California
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Job Description and Responsibilities
IDEX Health & Science, Rohnert Park, CA is looking for a talented, dynamic Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE). The SQE will ensure that products meet purchase specification and quality/reliability requirements. Additionally, they will drive process improvement through supplier manufacturing process, incoming inspection, and in-process data analysis. The SQE will interface and build cooperative working relationships with suppliers, customers, and internal organizations.
Essential Job Functions
Performing supplier quality assurance functions pertaining to external materials and component suppliers.
Managing supplier databases, performing initial evaluations of new suppliers, and re-evaluation of existing suppliers, conducting audits of proposed new and existing suppliers, performing Risk Assessments and evaluations of suppliers.
Leads quality improvement projects that drive continuous improvement through utilization of tools such as DOE, Six Sigma, DMAIC, FMEA, SPC, 8D Root Cause Analysis, and Lean.
Applies appropriate control plans to achieve problem containment, and then drives corrective and preventative actions to address the determined problems and audit as required to verify effectiveness of actions.
Processing, reporting, and tracking Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCARs).
Responsible for supplier activities relating to: development, process capability, technical gap analysis, qualification, and monitoring of quality and on time delivery performance.
Coordination of Material Review Board activities and feedback to supplier.
Actively work with suppliers on closed loop corrective action process incorporating continual improvement and process improvement methods.
Must be able to travel (by air, train, bus and/or automobile) to customer and supplier sites throughout the world. Travel estimated to comprise up to 20% of job-related activities.
Maintain composure and professional approach when dealing with public.
Ability to make decisions logically.
Capable of focusing on details with regards to procedures and workflow.
Communicate clearly and excellently in English, verbally and in writing.
Maintains a complete awareness of the cost of quality and promote activities to monitor and reduce quality costs.
Coordinate the first article approval process between the organization and suppliers.
Other assignments as needed.
BS degree in engineering discipline.
Minimum of 5 years experience as a supplier quality engineer required.
Strong analytical skills required using Excel and MiniTab for example.
Experience with electronic, electro-mechanical, and mechanical assembly.
Experience with Six Sigma toolbox, FMEA preferred.
Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 or similar regulatory and international quality system standards desired.
Must be able to identify and recommend effective solutions to problems, utilizing technical problem-solving tools, and working individually and with others within and outside his/her function.
Must have capability to review, analyze, summarize and interpret quality systems data, draw conclusions, make appropriate decisions, recommendations and write reports.
Must be able to manage multiple projects and report progress against goals in an objective and clear manner.
Proficiency in the use of personal computers and computer database software, including Microsoft Office applications (Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint). Visio and Project knowledge desirable.
Familiarity with the use of ERP/Document Control systems (e.g. Oracle, JDE, Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD).
Must show self-initiative but be very comfortable in the role of a team player.
Excellent organizational skills.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The work environment includes a laboratory setting, an office environment and extensive exposure to a production and manufacturing environment. The physical/mental capabilities are typical standards to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to sit for long hours. Has the need for good hand and body dexterity for repetitive use of computer keyboard and hand tools. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus for reading computer screen and other normal activities of this position.
IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Committed to Workforce Diversity.
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.