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SQE Supplier Quality Engineer- (Asia Market)

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Job # 11116304
Date Posted: 07-03-2018
SQE Supplier Quality Engineer- (Asia Market)
Salary- low to mid $95-$100k (DOE)
Direct Hire
Top of the line Benefits

Our client, an industry recognized and brand leader in firearms manufacturer is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to perform daily activities associated with the manufacture of finished and semi-finished machined goods using automated and manual equipment and processes to meet end customer needs.

Job Summary:
  • This position will be based in Asia (Japan, China, Taiwan or the Philippines) and will require 80% travel with regular trips to the US.
  • You will evaluate supplier capability and capacity to produce conforming components and Finished Goods.
  • You will work with the suppliers to establish inspection methods, test methods, Acceptance Criteria and Sampling plans. Investigate causes of nonconformance and analyze data, must have a thorough understanding of drawings, specifications, and standards.
  • Develop supplier score card system driving for continued quality improvements.
  • Deliver feedback to suppliers via scorecard system and be the champion resource for continuous improvement.
  • The Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for qualification, audit and quality performance improvement
  • Strengths will include analytical skills, root cause analysis and effectively monitor implemented corrective actions.  
  • A successful track record of implementing Continuous Improvement tools is highly desirable.
  • Audit supplier’s Quality Management Systems for compliance to component requirements, track results and maintain management reporting systems.
  • Audit supplier’s facility for compliance and requirements for production.
  • Evaluate and disposition components determined to be non-conforming, and drive suppliers to reduce non-conformance deliveries.
  • Dimensional verification of incoming inspection results.
  • You will train suppliers to effectively execute Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR) and Corrective Actions Preventive Actions
  • 3+ Years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience as a Quality Engineer, SQE or process engineer.
  • Previous experience in the optics/photonics industry a plus.
  • Experience in auditing manufacturing operations.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. (GD&T).
  • Detailed oriented with creative problem-solving skills and the ability to write detailed reports.
  • Familiarity with Oracle a plus.
  • Familiarity of ITAR, ATF, EAR a plus.
  • Four (4) year BS Engineering Degree (prefer major in Industrial, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering) or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Quality tools including, but not limited to SPC, SIX SIGMA, Lean and Continuous Improvement.
  • Past experience working with ISO 9001 and Quality Systems.
  • Mandarin Language proficiency a plus.

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