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Supplier Quality Engineer
United States - CA - Hayward

Job Description

Essential Job Functions: 

Supervisory Capacity: No Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that area ofresponsibility follows IATF 16949, VDA 6.3 as applicable and International Operating System (YF IOS) requirements.
  • Initiate and lead appropriate Management Quality Review (MQR)processes for problematic suppliers. Develop, organize, and maintain systems used to verify incoming product conformance to accepted quality standards. 
  • Manage incoming inspection and containment activities as required. 
  • Manage the nonconforming area to ensure quarantined material related to external supplied components is transacted appropriately and in a timely manner. 
  • Document and manage supplier issues (e.g., SMRR, SCB, Supplier Containment Notification, etc.) in the company’s system (IQS, QMS) in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure YF Suppliers are completing yearly validation requirements and storing information in the YFAI system. 
  • Continually work withsuppliers to improvement performance by applying problem solving techniques (e.g., 8D, 5-Why, Fishbone, KT etc.) and statistical methods. 
  • Assure corrective and preventiveaction plans are developed, executed and effective at assigned suppliers, if required an on-site supplier visit. 
  • Interact routinely with production personnel, Plant Quality Engineers, Plant Process Engineers, Purchasing, Engineering and Suppliers to improve quality of supplied components. 
  • Communicate and manage supplier’s change requests (SCR) with the plant quality and processing teams or PPAP Coordinator. 
  • Request, review and process supplier PPAP submissions for all supplier relevant Engineering and process changes, if applicable. 
  • Execute visits to supplier sites to assess, review and verify supplier processes to YFAI requirements, if applicable. · 
  • Communicate plant performance goals with YFAI direct reports 
  • Otherduties as assigned.


Required Education: 

Bachelor's Level Degree Area of Study: Manufacturing Quality or similar. 

*Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.


Required Qualifications (Experience Level, Skills, Knowledge):

  • 3-5 Years of Experience with direct customer contact and project management.
  • 1-3 Years of Experience within the automotive industry.
  • Must be able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrialmanufacturing plants which might require climbing, lifting, or working in confined spaces.

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