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position title: supplier quality engineer
location: bowling green, kentucky
position id: 6029

 

 

Summary:

Headquartered in the Midwest and our client is committed to their mission. With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, our client is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. They operate over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.

They pursue excellence in all that they do and are always advancing to improve the way they work along with the products and services they provide. Their culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At the company, they are continuously improving to support their mission and exemplify their values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety.

 

PURPOSE:

Support Supplier Management needs including publishing, editing, and maintaining raw materials, purchased finished goods, and outside process purchase specifications, supplier letters. Liaison with manufacturing, purchasing and vendors to communicate and resolve supplier quality issues. Maintain/manage rejected supplier materials and return authorizations of same. Maintain all processes/procedures in accordance with the raw material standards and internal procedures. Support all plant safety & environmental policies and promote a safe work environment. Conduct supplier and internal audits in support of IATF / ISO certification.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain the Supplier Management process and any special requests
    • Document (spec) generation and revisions
    • Incoming inspection
    • Supplier correspondence and daily resolution of supplier material quality issues
  • Maintain control documents so raw materials and documentation effectively meet all requirements.
  • Confirm Supplier Material NCR’s are adequately completed for traceability
  • Enter, maintain, and update Supplier Complaint Database (SCAR’s)
  • Work with suppliers to ensure solid root cause and corrective actions are implemented
  • Ensure debit memos are closed in a timely manner
  • Manage and report overall dollar value of rejected supplied materials
  • Maintain quality systems and processes to ensure raw materials meet requirements
  • Assist with quality systems audits (ISO9001 and IATF16949)
  • Manage supplier audits and / or supplier self-assessments
  • Maintain evidence of supplier certifications
  • Utilize purchasing / R&D feedback to develop new and existing suppliers
  • Manage the review daily releases process
  • Ensure all urgent releases are released in a timely manner
  • Review COA’s for accuracy
  • Manage incoming raw material inspections and certification requirements as required
  • Maintain supplier data base
  • Supervise the QA Team Lead – Releasing material in timely manner, accuracy of releases, etc.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or 3-5 years of equivalent work experience required
  • JDE, CPRO and Synergy experience is preferred
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office suite (including Access), Lotus
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and work with little to no supervision
  • Willingness to work a flexible work schedule and travel 10% to 20% as required

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF JOB:

 

Never Occasional Frequent Constant
0% of an 8 hour day 1-33% of an 8 hour day 34-66% of an 8 hour day 67-100% of an 8 hour day
0 hours ≤ 2.6 hours ³ 2.7 hrs – ≤ 5.2 hrs ≥ 5.3 hours
Material Handling 1-32 repetitions/day 33-200 repetitions/day > 200 repetitions/day
Non-Material Handling 1-100 repetitions/day 101–800 repetitions/day > 800 repetitions/day

 

Standing: (Frequent)

Employee must be able to stand to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as leading trainings, overseeing plant functions and maintaining a neat and organized workspace.

Walking: (Frequent)

Employee must be able to walk to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as leading trainings, overseeing plant functions and maintaining a neat and organized workspace.

Sitting: (Constant)

Employee must be able to sit to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as operating computer and communicating via phone.

Lifting: (Occasional)

Employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist level of 36 inches to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as lifting product.

Carrying: (Occasional)

Employee must be able to complete front or side carries product weighing up to 50 pounds for distances up to 15 feet.

Pushing/Pulling: (Occasional)

Employee must be able to generate push force and pull force of 50 pounds to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as moving / adjusting product location.

Forward Bending: (Occasional)

Employee must be able to attain/maintain a forward flexed position of up to 60 degrees to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as loading paper into copier tray and maintaining an organized and clean workspace.

Trunk Rotation: (Occasional)

Employee must be able to rotate their trunk/torso left-right in a standing and seated position to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as working at desk and maintaining an organized and clean workspace.

Reaching: (Frequent)

Employee must be able to forward reach to a shoulder level of up to 48 inches to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as entering data into computer,

Manipulating/Handling/Gripping: (Occasional)

Employee must be able complete gripping, pinching and manipulation of various pieces of equipment to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as entering data into computer, pushing of carts, answering phones and maintaining an organized and clean workspace. A grip force of up to 50 pounds is necessary for the completion of tasks.

Climbing: (Occasional)

Employee must be able to ascend / descend steps and / or equipment varying from 7 – 12 inches in step height to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as accessing elevated production areas.

No kneeling, crouching, or crawling

 

work level: (level 3)

Medium Work as defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

 

Video Presentation:

 

The role is responsible for Supplier Quality Engineering, supplier Quality Audits, working closely with suppliers & documenting Non-Conformance issues & Root Cause Analysis with suppliers. There is 1 direct report into this role and this role reports to the Quality Director on-site.

 

The position offers:
  • Base salary 70-90K or commensurate with experience
  • Profit sharing bonus paid bi-annually
  • Excellent company benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match, etc.
  • Opportunities for growth in the future
  • The full responsibilities are listed in the attached job description.

 

The company requires:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or 3-5 years of equivalent work experience required
  • JDE, CPRO and Synergy experience is preferred
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office suite (including Access), Lotus
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and work with little to no supervision
  • Willingness to work a flexible work schedule and travel 10% to 20% as required

 

 

If you are interested in this role, please send your updated resume to angelo@centraljobs.com or call directly at 440-772-1015.

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