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Supplier Engineer

Acara Solutions Sunnyvale, CA
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Acara Solutions is looking for Supplier Engineer for our client located in Sunnyvale, CA


-Drive projects to continually improve supply base business and manufacturing process performance to meet Client’s requirements for supplier excellence using a collection of best practices in project management, Six Sigma, Lean, SPC and negotiation

-Select the right process and supplier for the part, considering long term fit and total cost of ownership

-Work with suppliers to execute cost reductions, capacity improvements, and risk mitigation

-Examples include supplier changes, manufacturing process changes, production optimization, facility changes, new equipment qualification, and new line validations

-Drive changes to ISI requirements as necessary by initiating and managing changes to specifications and drawings through the ECO process

-Manage the planning and execution of supplier change management projects

-Collaborate with suppliers and internal stakeholders to determine deliverables and define timelines

-Complete project deliverables including
- Supplier pFMEA, Component Qualification(FAIR), Process Validations (IQ/OQ/PQ), Inspection Reports, Gage R&R, and Process Capability Analysis

-Lead the team in overcoming difficult process issues

-Effectively prioritize and advance multiple concurrent projects and tasks

-Clearly communicate project status to key stakeholders



Required Skills / Qualifications:


-BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

-Minimum of 3 years’ experience in engineering and manufacturing of Electronics

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:


-Experience in the medical, automotive, or military industries

-Experience in Supplier Quality, Supplier Development

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a natural team builder/leader

-Demonstrated Project Management skills

-Outstanding analytical skills along with good judgment

-Find common ground between various stakeholders, and bring people together to drive towards key goals

-Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques, certification

-Knowledge of 21 CFR part 820 and ISO 13485

-Proficient in MS Office and ERP Information Systems, SAP

-Experience in a high
-volume medical device company

Additional Information:


-Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

-Travel to suppliers on an as needed basis
- domestic and international

Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F
-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

Acara Solutions

Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions. That’s why, for over 60 years, we’ve engaged our candidates with a high-touch, consultative approach that affords us a clear vision of ideal career paths, and it’s why we consistently gain the trust of our employees and customers alike. Acara is in the business of scouting talent, evaluating human potential, recognizing commonalities between people and employers, and changing lives in the process. Because in an increasingly commoditized world, we believe some things still deserve a personal touch. Finding the best-fit jobs for you is one of them.

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