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Supplier Quality Manager

Company: Stellant Systems
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Supplier Quality ManagerJob Location: US-CA-TorranceCategory: Operations and QualityPosition Type: Regular Full-TimeUnion: NoOverviewJob Title: Supplier Quality ManagerJob Location: Torrance, CAJob Description:We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Supplier Quality Manager at our Torrance, California location. In this position, you will serve as the technical liaison between Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing, and suppliers to monitor Advanced Quality Planning, provide PPAP approval, resolve quality issues, and provide technical support.ResponsibilitiesReview and audit supplier manufacturing processes and quality systemsPerform routine surveillance audits and monitor supplier performance (KPI for Quality, including PPM and SCAR)Anticipate potential failures due to design, manufacturability, and process control, and suggest and implement resolutions with suppliersImplement and monitor the part qualification and certification process with selected suppliersDetermine root cause (8D process) of supplier quality problems, and implement effective and timely resolutionsImprove quality performance of suppliers by conducting workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or providing other technical support as requiredEnsure supplier understanding of product and PPAP submission requirementsReview and approve supplier quality plans on new part programsLead weekly supplier meetings and ensure supplier adherence to the APQP processConduct supplier part critical characteristics discussions and review required process controlsReview and approve tool, fixture, and part designsWork with different tiers to ensure that deliverables are metRequires approx. 30% travel to domestic and international suppliers QualificationsAt least nine years of relevant experience in manufacturing, quality, or engineering in an aerospace, automotive, or related environment is requiredBachelor's degree in Engineering, Materials, Business, Math, or Statistics is needed; advanced degree preferredUnderstanding of AS9100 Quality System standards is necessaryKnowledge of AIAG standards is required: APQP and PPAP (all levels) requirements, including proficiency in FMEA, Control Plans, Flow Charts, R@R, SPC, MSA, Capacity Analysis, and GR&RStrong interpersonal and communication skills are required to establish effective working relationships with suppliers as well as personnel within the company.Stellant Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR --120.15).PI182678919

Keywords: Stellant Systems, Torrance , Supplier Quality Manager, Executive , Torrance, California

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