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Supplier Quality Development Engineer

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GE Renewable Energy
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Renewable Energy Grid Solutions


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Role Summary/Purpose

• Deployment of Supplier Quality Policy and SQ tools at GE Site
• Drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementations
• Select suppliers through GE Approval/ qualification processes
• Perform Supplier Audits, ensuring compliance, driving improvement plans utilizing supplier scorecards and Supplier Focus Program
• SRG Compliance
• Reporting to the Regional Supplier Qualification Leader
Essential Responsibilities

• Drive all SQE related activities within GE site/unit (FPQ, SRG, Audits, NC escalations)
• Provide technical guidance to suppliers to ensure product/process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications
• Work closely with internal GE stakeholders such as Supplier Quality, Sourcing, Production Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering as well as with external stakeholders to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality and delivery requirements
• Partner with Field SQE , P&L SQ, Technical SQE.

• Participate in development of Supplier Audit plan as per SQ policy and commodity strategy
• Field SQE (PC1) or Factory SQE (PC2/PC3) – non critical items
• Planning and executions to SRG and Qualification (Survelliance, Process, Product) Audit program as required
• Launch improvement actions where applicable and perform effectivity of action plan through follow up audit

Part Qualification:
• Support the NPI, BCC, Cost out and TOW qualification projects
• Work collaboratively with Sourcing, Supply chain, Engineering /R&D and Production quality to ensure smooth executions on Qualifications projects
• Ensure compliance to QMS documented product qualification process/policies

Supplier Non Conformance Management

• COF/COR monthly reporting for unit- coordinate with various functions
• Support Supplier Recovery negotiations to cover reporting & technical investigations
• Drive COQ and DPMO reduction activities for supply base
• Support production quality for Supplier NCs
• Work closely with Field SQ, ensure supplier understands the NC and action plan

Supplier Performance Review/Management

• Conduct/participate in Monthly Operating Reviews (Provide SQ data)
• Identify top poor performing suppliers , work with Sourcing stakeholders for agreement on poor performers and escalation path
• Launch supplier performance improvement program with time bound action plans
• Monitor Supplier Performance; drive suppliers to perform 8D to reduce top issue trends

Main KPIs:
• SRG findings closure rate 80% within 60 days
• Number of Audits Performed/execution to plan
• Timely closure of Audit Findings: closure within 90 days
• PPM 95%

• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
• 5+ years of experience in the domain of Quality, Manufacturing and Supply Chain/Sourcing/Supplier Quality
• 2+ years’ experience in Mechanical commodity
• Willingness and ability to travel to supplier sites
• Fluency in English
Desired Characteristics

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills(8D)
• Strong oral and written communications skills internally and externally
• Experience of working in a global environment
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Strong Change Management skills
• Ability to influence others and lead small project teams
• Demonstrated technical aptitude and a passion for quality
• Strong background in interpretation of Engineering drawings/specifications, metrology, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation
• In-depth knowledge of auditing and/or ISO 9001 standard
• SRG Trained/Certified Auditor
• IATC /QMS auditor
• Six Sigma GB trained and certified (GE employees only)
About Us

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.
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