Lead Supplier Quality Engineer

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Business GE Aviation
Business Segment Aviation
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Posted Position Title Lead Supplier Quality Engineer
Career Level Experienced
Function Sourcing
Function Segment Supplier Quality
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces Mississippi
City Ellisville
Postal Code 39437-9998
Relocation Expenses Yes
Role Summary/Purpose The Lead Supplier Quality Engineer will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities In addition you will:
Be responsible for driving quality for assigned suppliers, improving quality performance via Quality Plan implementation
Drive supplier selection through robust qualification processes
Accelerate improvements in supplier quality and deliver value
Develop positive relationships and work closely with Sourcing Leaders to manage and implement supplier / reengineering changes, New Product Introductions, and Transfers
Interface with Suppliers and Supply chain to drive Quality improvements
Deliver results as measured by key metrics, such as supplier yield, field cost, field defect rate, supplier quality plan engagement/effectiveness, and corrective & preventative action closure
Drive improvements utilizing Supplier Scorecards and own Supplier audit, ensuring supplier compliance, and driving improvement plans
Understand and drive Six Sigma quality internally and with suppliers
Provide Quality Engineering expertise requiring advanced/specialized skills and a broad range of quality engineering expertise
Specify, develop, and accept advanced technology, quality information and test equipment
Provide advanced Quality Engineering of new product introduction involving new processes or advanced automated equipment
Provide technical expertise to customers / licensees in solving technical problems associated with test facilities
Provide correlation with GE facilities
Act as consultant to the Quality, Manufacturing and Engineering organizations to improve Quality and Manufacturing processes, introduce new products and improve product design
Specify and develop product acceptance/test procedures that relate to a complex process (state-of-the-art) or highly complex product
Provide leadership role during investigations of major problems and of special projects
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Sourcing or Quality Improvement role
Additional Eligibility Qualifications GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
Negotiation expertise
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