Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer
Company: Andis Company
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Supplier Quality Engineer is
responsible for qualification, development, and evaluation of the
Andis supply chain. The
incumbent will work with Andis suppliers as well as other team
members to drive continuous improvement on supplied product and
processes to continue to position Andis as the Market Leader in
for helping to evaluate and qualify Andis
on-sight audits and evaluations of supplier performance and
capability, to ensure the suppliers have effective quality systems.
Works with Purchasing and Product Engineering to determine supplier
fit with Andis and to qualify supplier.
- Works with
Purchasing and Product Engineering to actively investigate new
suppliers and technologies to improve the quality and processes
related to the evaluation of Andis products.
component and finished good PPAP’s (Production Part Approval
Process) for new suppliers, new products, and supplier
for working with Andis suppliers to enhance product and
- Initiates and
leads process improvement projects with suppliers to increase
efficiency, reduce costs, simplify processes, and improve quality,
with a goal to create robust and resilient quality systems at our
- Acts as a
liaison between Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering,
Regulatory, Production, Sales, and Service to ensure product
conformance and customer satisfaction.
Product Engineering and Production during NPD to ensure successful
transition of products and processes from design to production.
Anticipates and recommends design, manufacturing, and quality
control changes to improve quality and reliability. Evaluates
and develops supplier processes through process and/or tooling
precision and accuracy of production, testing, and measurement
equipment. Investigates, sources, and
implements advanced testing and measurement
for developing and improving suppliers’ product and
and drives Supplier Corrective Action (SCAR) activities and
completes follow-up evaluations to determine completion and
effectiveness of corrective actions at eliminating and preventing
recurrence of defects.
- Works with
Purchasing to help evaluate suppliers’ performance based on Quality
for supporting production and leading quality
Quality Technicians as needed. Provides direction for NCMR
initiation. Where appropriate, provides disposition of
non-conforming purchased products in a timely, economical
- Leads and
drives supplier quality issues to closure with proper urgency to
minimize impact to production.
quality information and makes recommendations for adjustment to
product design, manufacturing process and equipment, and quality
- Gathers and
analyzes test and measurement data to make recommendations for
adjustments to product design, manufacturing process and equipment,
and quality procedures.
for coaching, leading, and helping to establish the vision for the
associates in the Quality Department.
- Upholds Andis
Core Values of Excellence, Integrity, and Respect in all
Quality Engineers as needed and engage suppliers to improve process
for Andis benefits.
technical guidance and mentoring to Quality Technicians, Supplier
Quality Engineers, and Quality Engineers to develop their
communicates with management, stake holders, and business
judgment using a risk-based approach, when necessary, in proposing
innovative, practical methods to achieve problem
- Fosters a
collaborative and cross-functional work environment.
emerging trends and educates peers in areas where they are the
Subject Matter Expert.
- May be trained
as an internal auditor and perform quality audits.
and international travel is
expected up to
A minimum of a
Bachelor's degree (B. A. /B.S.) from four-year college or
university with 4 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing
leading standard problem-solving activities from initiation through
completion (8D, DMAIC, 8 Step, A3)
Process Techniques, Failure Analysis, and Process Validation
- Strong Project
- Lean/6 Sigma
Keywords: Andis Company, Racine , Sr. Supplier Quality Engineer, Other , Racine, Wisconsin
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