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Supplier Quality Engineer 1

Job Number:  59963
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating South Carolina
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Moore, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29369

Work Style: 

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible for the promotion and enforcement of quality standards within the supply base as defined in the MSSC Supplier manual with an emphasis on supplier development and continuous improvement of purchased component quality performance that meet or exceeds expectations. Supplier PPAP

Key Responsibilities

•    Monitoring of the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) of the suppliers 
•    Maintain proper records and backup documentation;
•    Management / Escalation in case supplier APQP deviates from timing, cost or Quality
•    Conduct frequent Supplier visits, progress tracking incl. tool progress tracking
•    Follow BMW Standards as MMR/ QMT
•    Manage the suppliers in the QPF System
•    Communicate to all levels of the organization in regards to safety, morale, quality.
•    Respond to employee issues, concerns, suggestions and complaints within 48 hours;
•    Develop work instructions for processing and assessing the quality of incoming purchased components;
•    Evaluate statistical data submitted by supplier;
•    Assist with root cause analysis of concerns flagged by manufacturing of purchased components;
•    Notify supplier of concerns/rejects related to purchased components and initiate corrective actions - coordinate third party sorts as needed and review data related to sort results;
•    Issue and process defective material reports (OR); 
•    Interact with Materials department on issues pertaining to shipment rejections or major on-line rejections;
•    Assess corrective actions received from supply base – follow-up and verify implementation and effectiveness of corrective actions and record all objective evidence to support closure;
•    Compile supplier quality performance history and forward to supply base and Magna Purchasing – prepare summaries for management review – conduct improvement meetings with supply base (highest PPM’s);
•    Maintain PPAP files for purchased components (initial and ongoing engineering changes) - interface with Magna Quality group in Novi;
•    Monitor and track the status of annual validations – review submissions;
•    Effective change implementation at supplier base.
•    Claim management of supplier non-conformance.
•    Identify and implement potentials for tool and process optimization with regard of quality and efficiency
•    All other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    University degree/college diploma in Engineering or the successful completion of career related courses; 
•    Certified Quality Engineer would be given preference;
•    Three to five years in the quality field in a technical capacity; 
•    Adept with problem solving methodologies; 
•    Knowledge of all Quality concepts and phases including:  PPAP, FMEA,  SPC, and control plans; 
•    Computer literate with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
•    Ability to work any shift schedule according to business needs;
•    Able to work overtime and travel with little notice.
•    Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, coordinate, integrate internal data, and clearly articulate concepts, ideas, and other issues relating to quality engineering.
•    Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate projects, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time.  Must be able to work independently.  
•    Demonstrated ability to research and recommend new suppliers, products and processes.  Must be able to initiate implementation of continuous improvement processes.
•    Excellent communication/negotiation skills with peers and suppliers in a positive, cooperative way and maintain productive and professional relationships with key functional areas

Additional Information

Health & Safety
•    Adhere to and follow all company health & safety policies, practices and rules for the workplace;
•    Use, provide, and enforce company issued PPE;
•    Communicate and follow all emergency procedures to department staff;
•    Must participate in all company related safety programs;
•    Ensure all safety and non-safety plant rules and regulations are followed;
•    Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards;
•    Respond immediately to items brought to his/her attention with respect to hazards, defects or non-compliance issues;
•    Taking appropriate corrective action when substandard performance is observed;

Fair Treatment
•    Be respectful and courteous to my co-workers, supervisors, and managers.

•    Attend all monthly employee meetings;
•    Follow the Principles of the Employee’s Charter and the Corporate Constitution;
•    Attend all scheduled training sessions, and complete related course materials;
•    Provide feedback to employees (both positive and negative) on an ongoing basis;

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of the work required inherent in the job.  Other duties may be assigned from time to time in order to support business needs.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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