Vertiv is hiring a Supplier Quality Engineer in Ironton, Ohio to develop, evaluate and improve the Vertiv product supplier base through quality system and product process audits. The Supplier Quality Engineer is responsible to maintain working relationships with suppliers to ensure the highest quality possible of purchased components / materials with a focus on continuous improvement. The Supplier Quality Engineer establishes quality targets and goals to include quality cost reduction, warranty reduction and overall supplier rating.
The Supplier Quality Engineer primarily supports Vertiv Plant located in Delaware, OH. (AC & Thermal Division) Additionally, the SQE supports other Vertiv plants in USA and Mexico for their assigned suppliers.
Monitor and resolve supplier process control performance issues by developing robust quality control plans and implementing sustainable corrective actions.
Drive permanent resolution of supplier issues related reported by Vertiv plants and by Customers.
Initiate and lead supplier performance improvement by partnering with supplier to identify, understand and abate issues for NPI, FAI and PPAP as well as Mass Production.
Lead and own Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) requirements associated with a change.
Lead problem definition and reactive problem solving through containment, identification of root cause and corrective action with Supplier Corrective Action Report (SCAR).
Ability to simplify complex information and concisely prepare both verbal and written executive summaries to Leadership Team.
Perform supplier on-site audits to monitor supplier QMS (Quality Management System) compliance and effectiveness.
Identify areas for cost reduction across assigned supplier base including internal supplier process, quality improvements.
Visit Suppliers to proactively see installations and document improvement needs. Visit suppliers to understand the nature of the issue and get definite corrective action initiated in the organization.
Evaluate potential new suppliers by conducting on-site audits and scoring of Quality Management System.
Present reports to organization regarding Quality performance. Present status updates on various quality initiatives to business management.
Develop 8D and supplier reports on reported issues. Communicate internally and externally on outcomes of investigations. Work with internal teams, including Engineering, Service, Manufacturing / Operations, Sales, Offering Management, and Plants Quality to resolve quality issues impacting Vertiv plant and customers.
Bachelor's degree required with equivalent experience.
3+ years of solid experience in a quality engineering environment.
Background in applying statistical tools for process and product development and control (i.e. Gage R&R, Process Capability, Control Plans, SPC, Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA).
Experienced with problem solving tools and techniques (i.e. 8-D, 5 Whys, 7 Ways, DOE, eCAR, Fishbone, Pareto, Six Sigma, First Piece, PPAP).
Can manage multiple tasks by clarifying priority, a difficulty and problems in working these tasks.
Have basic skill of metal machining, welding processes, electrical components or multiple electrical area is a plus.
Travel: 25% percent
Special Requirements: Constant/Frequent Standing
Vertiv is a $4 billion global critical infrastructure and data center technology company. We ensure customers' vital applications run continuously by bringing together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services. Our portfolio includes power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs around 20,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries. Visit Vertiv.com to learn more.
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